Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Horseshoe Bay

The island views, wildlife and gardens are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Horseshoe Bay. This relaxing city has many special qualities. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Horseshoe Bay

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Horseshoe Bay a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Magnetic Island Golf Course (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • The Strand (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • ReefHQ Aquarium (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Australian Institute of Marine Science (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Horseshoe Bay

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Horseshoe Bay

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Horseshoe Bay is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Horseshoe Bay Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Magnetic Island National Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Magnetic Island (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Radical Bay (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Jezzine Barracks (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • The Strand (9 mi / 14.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Horseshoe Bay

The nearest airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV), located 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Palm Island, QLD (PMK), which is 31.2 mi (50.2 km) away.

Where to stay near Horseshoe Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 310 holiday rentals near Horseshoe Bay. From 104 Houses to 171 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Horseshoe Bay is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Horseshoe Bay?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Horseshoe Bay. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Adrenalin Jetski Private Tours: 342 holiday rentals
  • Radical Bay: 342 holiday rentals
  • Horseshoe Bay Beach: 343 holiday rentals
  • Cultural Centre Townsville: 342 holiday rentals
  • Magnetic Island Golf Course: 342 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Horseshoe Bay listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Horseshoe Bay?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 104 Houses in Horseshoe Bay. Our other popular types of Horseshoe Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 171 holiday houses
  • Villas: 17 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 8 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Horseshoe Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 228 holiday homes with pool available in Horseshoe Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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