Top 10 Places for a Wedding Photo Shoot in Townsville, North Queensland
Townsville is a magnificent city located in North Queensland Australia and there are a plethora of places where you can have a great wedding photo shoot and in this article we will look at some of those great places where you could take those shots.Top Place 1 – Anzac ParkThe number one place where people take photos for their wedding in Townsville is definitely in the Rotunda at Anzac park. This is a solemn place but also lends itself to stunning photos. The park has luscious green lawn and backs onto the Casino Marina. Great shots can be achieved by doing the photo-shoot in the afternoon around 4.You should be aware that during the wedding season which is traditionally from April to September, the park can get extremely busy.Top Place 2 – Customs HouseCustoms House is located just across from Anzac Park and many great group shots have been achieved with this historic building being the main backdrop. Once again be aware that you will need to be patient to get these photos during the peak wedding period.Top Place 3 – The StrandThe Strand has become the centre piece of Townsville. With its well manicured gardens dotted along the seaside and pristine beaches this location will give you the best beach photos you could imagine. Whilst you are limited as to where you can take photos from, this is changing however checks with the council as to where wedding photos can be taken.Top Place 4 – The Rock PoolThe Rock Pool is located towards the northern end of the Strand and this location allows for magnificent photos with Magnetic Island in the background. The only thing to be aware of is that at the weekend, when most people have their weekends, the Rock Pool is very busy so it may take a few attempts at getting those photos completed.Top Place 5 – Castle HillCastle Hill has a 360 degree view of Townsville looking back towards Mount Stuart as well as out to Magnetic Island. If you are looking for a sea view and island back drop then this is a great location. If you are planning to use this location, always check with your limousine company to make sure they are happy to drive you to the top as some companies do not allow this due to the winding nature of the road.Top Place 6 – Maritime MuseumThe Maritime Museum located on the harbour Side of the Ross River in South Townsville, is a small reminder of the maritime importance of Townsville. Equipped with boats and its own light house there are some great locations for photos for your wedding photo shoot. If your into sailing or boating on the Great Barrier Reef then this is certainly worth a look for your wedding photos.Top Place 7 – Mount StuartMount Stuart over looks the main city area of Townsville. The Rotary lookout at the top of the mountain allows for some great photographs of the city with Castle Hill in the backdrop. This is a great location for scenic wedding photos of Townsville. Just be aware though the 10 kilometre drive up Mount Stuart can be a little precarious.Top Place 8 – Picnic BayPicnic Bay located on Magnetic Island is a great location for photos for your wedding day. With the city of Townsville in the background you will be sure to get some great seaside photos. Another great idea for this location would be to get night time photos with the lights of Townsville as a great backdrop.Top 9 – The Old QR Railway StationThe Old QR Railway Station is a great location for Wedding Photos. Located on Flinders Street in the centre of the city this is a great building for special photos. There have been many couples take black and white photos at this location.op 10 – The PalmetumThe Palmetum is set on the picturesque banks of the Ross River in the centre of suburban Townsville. The Palmetum has a range of different settings that you could use for your photos. The gardens have been designed to showcase many of the different environments you can experience in and around Townsville such as rainforests, wetlands, the dry tropics and more.This location has become very popular for those looking for a wedding in the park and personally I do recommend it.