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Townsville is a city located in North Queensland, Australia. It is a vibrant and bustling city that offers a variety of activities for locals and visitors alike. With its beautiful beaches, tropical climate, and laidback lifestyle, Townsville is the ideal destination for those seeking adventure, relaxation or a combination of both.

Getting to Townsville

Townsville is easily accessible by air, road and rail. Townsville Airport is only a 10-minute drive from the city centre and offers regular flights to major cities such as Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. The city is also well connected to other major cities through the Bruce Highway that links Townsville with Cairns, Brisbane and other regional towns. Train services are also available through Queensland Rail with regular services to Brisbane.

Things to Do

There is no shortage of things to do in Townsville. Whether you are interested in nature, culture or adventure, there is something for everyone. Some of the popular activities and attractions include:

  • Visit Magnetic Island: take a ferry ride to this picturesque island and enjoy exploring its natural beauty
  • Climb Castle Hill: a popular hiking trail that offers spectacular views of the city and the coast
  • Visit Reef HQ: a must-visit destination to learn about the Great Barrier Reef and its diverse marine life
  • Take a stroll along The Strand: a waterfront promenade that boasts stunning views, restaurants, cafes and playgrounds
  • Visit the Museum of Tropical Queensland: a museum that showcases the history and culture of North Queensland
  • Go on a fishing trip: Townsville is known for its excellent fishing spots, from the beach to the reef


Townsville offers a range of accommodation options to suit every budget and taste. From luxury hotels to budget-friendly hostels, there is something for everyone. Some of the popular hotels and resorts include:

  • The Ville Resort-Casino: a luxurious hotel that offers stunning views of the marina and Magnetic Island
  • Rydges Southbank Townsville: a modern hotel located in the heart of the city
  • Oaks Townsville Gateway Suites: a stylish and contemporary hotel that offers panoramic views of the city and the coast

Visit Townsville

Townsville is a vibrant and exciting city that offers a unique blend of nature, culture and adventure. Visitors can enjoy a range of activities, from exploring Magnetic Island to climbing Castle Hill. With its friendly locals, beautiful beaches and tropical climate, Townsville is a must-visit destination for any traveller.

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