Welcome to the Townsville accommodation and tour section of the website.
With a Strand (beachfront esplanade) that will keep the family occupied
for hours and a stones throw from Magnetic Island, Townsville is an
ideal stop for the family. You are sure to find the right accommodation
in Townsville to suit your holiday needs.
Townsville is set with a back drop of rugged Castle Hill and cradled by
Cleveland Bay and the Strand beach front recreation area with Magnetic
Island a stones throw across the bay, Townsville is a picturesque city
with a lot to offer.
It has a great variety of attractions both natural and man made and
there are lots of "city things". Pubs, clubs, restaurants, recreational
areas, parks & gardens.
With daily flights from all major cities to its well equipped regional
Townsville is approx 3½ hours drive south of Cairns and about 4 hours
north of Mackay.
Being Queensland's largest regional city with a population of 135,000,
it is host to some of Australia's finest defence forces and an abundance
of man made and natural attractions to satisfy the curious and
Housed in the Great Barrier Reef Wonderland complex are the Reef HQ
underwater marine observatory, the huge 18 metre Omnimax theatre and the
North Queensland Museum.
From you Townsville accommodation you may discover the reef and old ship
wrecks by travelling with one of the many reef tour operators. Enjoy
scuba diving or snorkelling, or perhaps view the marine life from the
comfort of a glass bottom boat.
Places of Interests
World class aquarium
Castle Hill lookout