Charters Towers Tourism : School Excursion Guide 2018
Activities available for School Children Tors Drive-In Cinema Take time out for the students to watch a couple of flicks at our local Drive-In Cinema – one of only six (6) still operating in Queensland. There are only 12 left in Australia. The Drive-In normally operates Thursday - Sunday. For groups of 60 or more the Drive-In will arrange special screenings on any nights. If enough notice is given they will even attempt to fill special requests for a particular movie to suit your age group and interests. There is an old fashioned candy bar serving delicious home made burgers, chips and cakes as well as ice creams, chocolates and crisps. For further details and bookings please contact Tors Drive-In • Phone: (07) 4787 1086 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Historic Ambulance Centre This centre dates back to 1903 and was restored and reopened to the public 100 years from its first opening. The centre was the first ambulance station outside Brisbane and houses a wonderful collection of vehicles, uniforms and an enormous number of log books recording the cases treated by ambulance officers during the past 100 years. *Allow 30 minutes 7 Charters Towers Visitor Information Centre | OPEN 7 DAYS Ph 07 4761 5533 | email@example.com | www.visitcharterstowers.com.au An initiative of Charters Towers Regional Council The Miner’s Cottage Historic Ambulance Museum Towers Hill Lookout The Miner’s Cottage The Cottage is a mini museum that offers an experience set back in time. It has been refurbished and decorated to show how the house would have looked at the start of the 20th century. Some of the artefacts from the 19th and 20th centuries will have the students amazed when they discover their purpose. Students can try their hand at panning for gold at The Miner’s Cottage. Every one of them will come away with a “Miner’s Right” certificate and get to keep any gold left in their pan! *Allow 60 minutes Charters Towers & Ravenswood Ghost Tours (April-October only) Discover the haunted heritage of Charters Towers & Ravenswood. Hear thrilling real ghost stories of historical significance reflecting tragedy and crimes of the time whilst visiting supposed haunted locations. Suitable for all ages – parental guidance recommended. *Allow around 90 minutes.
10 Days in the Towers 2017
10 Days in the Towers 2018