Townsville City

Whether you're after an adventure, something tasty, or you just want to take advantage of the (average) 320 days of sunshine Townsville is blessed with per year, one thing's for sure: you will find plenty to do. From diving shipwrecks and island-hopping to strolls along the foreshore and a packed calendar of events – you’ll see, do and learn more in Townsville.

Things to do in Townsville City 

Culture connoisseurs can get their science and history fix at the Museum of Tropical Queensland and Australian Institute of Marine Science. Take a stroll along The Strand with a gelato in hand or take a hike up to Castle Hill for a 360-degree sunset serenade. Experience the Great Barrier Reef without getting wet at the world’s largest living coral reef aquarium. Dive the century-old SS Yongala shipwreck, then swap sea for sand and head to laid-back Magnetic Island or luxurious Orpheus Island.

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Rambutan Townsville YHA

Townsville City, Townsville Area
From AU$25 - 209
This luxurious hostel is the ultimate spot to kick back and relax, boasting a stunning rooftop pool surrounded by cabanas and pool lounges, as well as an outdoor bar and restaurant. Rambutan Townsville YHA has a range of accommodation options including mixed gender dorms, private dorms and king rooms.

Peppers Blue on Blue Resort

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
From AU$194 - 580
Experience the unique allure of one of Australia’s most relaxed escape destinations, Peppers Blue on Blue Resort on Magnetic Island. Just 20 minutes by ferry from Townsville, Magnetic Island is a blend of native Australian bushland, breathtaking beaches and sandy bays.

Rydges Southbank Townsville

South Townsville, Townsville Area
From AU$119 - 179
Rydges Southbank Townsville is centrally located on Palmer Street in the heart of Far North Queensland's capital. The beautiful accommodation rooms offer views of Townsville City, Castle Hill and Ross River Marina.

Grand Hotel and Apartments Townsville

Townsville, Townsville Area
From AU$140 - 565
The multi award winning Grand Hotel and Apartments Townsville is ideally located in the heart of Townsville's premier dining precinct and close to the Strand, Castle Hill, central Central Business District precinct, Casino and all of Townsville's attractions.

The Ville Resort Casino

Townsville City, Townsville Area
From AU$110 - 700
The Ville Resort - Casino is superbly located on the breakwater boasting a variety of accommodation rooms overlooking either Magnetic Island and the Coral Sea or Marina and city. Enjoy some of the best dining options Townsville has to offer at The Ville's restaurants.

Classique Bed and Breakfast

Townsville, Townsville Area
From AU$165 - 185
Classique Bed and Breakfast is a historic Queenslander style accommodation, different from a motel or hotel. Enjoy old fashioned hospitality with a complimentary tropical breakfast in a tranquil setting on the deck.

Kernow Charters Towers

Queenton, Charters Towers Area
From AU$154 - 280
Kernow Charters Towers offers a high standard of one and two bedroom serviced apartments with a unique, homely, heritage feel and a bit of history thrown in. Set on 200 acres and only five minutes from the centre of the town, the 15 newly refurbished apartments have King and Queen beds throughout, and all bedrooms have ensuites.

Amaroo On Mandalay

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
From AU$130.00 - 150.00
Amaroo On Mandalay is located on beautiful Magnetic Island. Amaroo On Mandalay is the perfect place for a relaxing get away, located just eight kilometres off Townsville, on picturesque Magnetic Island.

Bush Oasis Caravan Park

Nome, Townsville Area
From AU$30.00 - 164.00
Bush Oasis Caravan Park - Your sanctuary to restore your inner balance. Catering to the mature audience and international tourists. Situated within close proximity to Townsville beachfront and restaurants (10 to 15 minute drive).

Townsville Central Hotel

South Townsville, Townsville Area
From AU$89 - 167
Townsville Central Hotel is a hotel in the heart of the city. Located on vibrant Palmer Street, guests can enjoy a range of dining options at the surrounding cafes, bars and restaurants. Townsville’s main shopping mall, Flinders Mall, is close by and there is easy access to the city’s entertainment highlights.
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