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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Balgal Beach?
If your trip to Balgal Beach is all organized but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.This exciting destination is a lure for lovers of kite surfing. When planning your travel schedule, leave plenty of time for this fun activity, along with a visit to Paluma Range National Park and Paluma and Crystal Creek Rainforest.
What are the best road trip destinations near Balgal Beach?
With some awesome road trip options available in the surrounding area, having your own car makes good sense. Without one, it’d be much more difficult to explore all that Townsville, 30 miles away, has to offer. Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal should be high up on your list here. Castle Hill and Strand Park are also not to be missed. Cardwell is another terrific option. It’s 60 miles away and home to tons of fun things to see and do. Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre, Cardwell Bush Telegraph and Historic Cardwell Post Office & Telegraph Station are only the start.
Where are the best beaches near Balgal Beach?
Beaches are ideal places to launch a kite. If it’s a windy day, why not buckle the kids into the car and take a road trip to Toolakea Beach? It’s 14 miles from Balgal Beach and is a heavenly place for some family fun in the sun.
What kind of rental car should I get for Balgal Beach?
Whether you’re heading off alone or with the whole family, can help you find the right set of wheels for your Balgal Beach trip. An economy car is a superb choice if you plan to spend lots of time in the city center. Cheap to rent and reliable, these vehicles will take you from A to B quickly and comfortably. If you feel like making a big impression, take a look at our special category. You’re sure to find something that will turn a few heads! Got the young ones with you? A spacious full-size car will suit your needs.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Balgal Beach?
You’ll be glad to know that there’s a great range of both high-end and economy rental vehicles in Balgal Beach. What you opt for depends on how much you’re willing to spend and what you’re hoping to do. Prestige vehicles are hard to beat if you’re all about mod cons and comfort. If you’re splurging, why not book an SUV with all the bells and whistles, or perhaps a cushy mid-sized vehicle? Alternatively, if you’re just after a set of wheels to whiz around town in as economically as possible, you’re better off choosing a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that won’t blow your budget).
What side of the road do they drive on in Balgal Beach?
The left side of the road is where you’ll be cruising along in Balgal Beach. Also take note that the controls of your rental vehicle here, such as the steering wheel, will be on the other side of what you’re used to.
Is it difficult to park in Balgal Beach?
Getting a parking spot in Balgal Beach is a snap. You won’t have to drive around the block in heavy traffic here — and that’s what the locals love about it. There’s plenty of off and on-street parking available.
Does Balgal Beach have peak-hour traffic?
As with most places, the roads are generally busy in the hours before and after work. However, with a population of approximately 940, traffic isn’t a huge concern in Balgal Beach.
Are there speed limits in Balgal Beach?
The residential zones in Balgal Beach have a 50km/h speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits usually range between 40km/h and 110km/h.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Balgal Beach?
Provided you have hands-free functions like Bluetooth enabled, you can lawfully use your phone while driving in Balgal Beach. But make sure you remain focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Balgal Beach?
In Balgal Beach, it’s a punishable offence to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) over 0.05%. If you plan to have a few drinks, you’d be wise to leave the rental car behind.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Balgal Beach?
Turning on a red light is a big no-no in Balgal Beach. Always be on the alert for traffic lights and signs so you don’t breach any traffic laws.
Are seat belts compulsory in Townsville City?
Seat belts are required in Townsville City. Having said that, the rule may differ for certain vehicles, such as those used by public transportation networks.