About Towers Rush

Fancy a rush of energy to your body?

We have a FUN event in the heart of Charters Towers which will open your eyes to some great local activities you can do in the Charters Towers region as well as some activities we have brought in from our other events from other regions of Australia... All with the  goals of making a Fun actioned packed Adrenaline filled morning which will have you rushing to fit in all the fun stuff before the time limit runs out!
Read on for more info and we look forward to seeing you at Towers Rush!

Teams have the option to navigate around the town either

  • by foot
  • by bicycle 
  • by car
Date: Sunday 29th October Time 9:00am (briefing 8:30am)
Location: Charters Towers Show Grounds
Duration: 4hrs
This year you will participate in an Amazing Race style treasure hunt in Charters Towers where you will race to checkpoints and complete challenges to gain points. Be the team with the most points at the end of the race to take out the title at Towers Rush 2017.
Each team can consist of between 2-5 people.
There is a 4 Hr Course time limit option to suit the Adventurer, Corporate teams, or Curious traveler.

We wanted to ensure there was chance to see more of Charters Towers and give you the opportunity to participate in a wider range of activities and challenges that take a bit longer to complete.


  • Mixed Team
  • Corporate Team
  • School team


You will receive a map just before the start of the event as well as a clue sheet.

There will be a series of checkpoints to discover all over town, at some of the checkpoints there will be challenges and puzzles to complete.

Challenges could be a wide variety of activities from an eating or drinking challenge, video or photo your team doing something in particular, Games and sporting activities.

These challenges are more about having fun and less about being physical for example participate in minute to win it games, have a go at the climbing wall or abseil, solve puzzles or a maths problem

Some checkpoints also unlock multiple challenges worth extra points.

At the end the points are tallied together to create a leader board of teams.

Kids under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult throughout the duration of the race unless arranged with event organiser prior. (eg school teams)

Get your team together and prepare for a brand new treasure hunt in Charters Towers!