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Discovery Acquires Townsville’s ‘Walkabout Palms’

July 2, 2018 Lifestyle No Comments Email Email

Discovery Parks has added another property to its exceptional North Queensland portfolio with the acquisition of tourist park Walkabout Palms Townsville, now known as Discovery Parks – Townsville.

The purchase follows recent park acquisitions in Airlie Beach, Coolwaters Yeppoon, and Hervey Bay, along with the Top Parks brand and stable of properties. Discovery’s fast-growing footprint in Queensland now totals 51 properties, with the company owning or licensing over 250 properties throughout Australia.

Discovery Parks CEO Grant Wilckens said the company was strategically acquiring properties throughout Queensland where growing visitation continues to present opportunities for industry.

“Walkabout Palms is a property that has a fantastic family-feel thanks to the previous owner, Sibby Saitta and his team, who have managed the property for almost 30 years.”

“The park has impressive facilities with modern cabins, a large resort-style swimming pool, playground, games room and two BBQ areas and camp kitchens. The property has been meticulously landscaped and is an oasis of subtropical plants and ferns.”

“We look forward to building on the fantastic holiday experience that has been created at Walkabout Palms, as the property joins our suite of top-quality parks that offer good times and great memories,” said Grant.

Walkabout Palms is a 4.17-hectare property situated on the Bruce Highway in the suburb of Wulguru, just 7 km from the main tourist areas of Townsville. Along with tourists, it is perfectly positioned to accommodate visitors to the nearby Hospital, Army Barracks and University.

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