Visit Townsville

Where to stay

Townsville and the region offers a range of accommodation types to suit all needs and budgets – from five star hotels to apartments, backpacker hostels and bed and breakfasts.


Things to see and do

With over 300 days of glorious sunshine each year, Townsville offers an abundance of great activities, attractions and events for visitors.

Visit Magnetic Island

It’s true what they say, the attraction truly is magnetic. Maggie, as the locals affectionately know her, is the perfect island escape.

Charters Towers

Visit Charters Towers

Driving down the wide streets of Charters Towers is like viewing a montage of Australian heritage.

Visit Hinchinbrook

Hinchinbrook is the gateway to the Wet Tropics World Heritage listed rainforests – making it a must see destination for nature lovers.

Visit the Burdekin

About an hour’s drive south of Townsville is the Burdekin, famous for being the sugar cane capital of Australia and home to beautiful Alva Beach, the launching spot for dive boats heading out to the S.S. Yongala shipwreck.