Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Townsville

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Townsville. Travellers especially like the restaurants, shopping and casino gaming in this welcoming and romantic city. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Townsville

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Townsville a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • ReefHQ Aquarium (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • The Strand (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Magnetic Island Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Billabong Sanctuary (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Australian Institute of Marine Science (15.5 mi / 25 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Townsville

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Townsville is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Queens Gardens (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • The Strand (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Strand Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Castle Hill (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Jezzine Barracks (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Anderson Park Botanical Gardens (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Townsville

Fly into Townsville, QLD (TSV), the closest airport, located 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Townsville Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Townsville?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 320 holiday rentals around Townsville. From 157 flats & apartments to 151 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Townsville is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Cultural Centre Townsville: 339 holiday rentals
  • Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal: 339 holiday rentals
  • Catholic Diocese of Townsville: 339 holiday rentals
  • Perc Tucker Regional Gallery: 339 holiday rentals
  • Townsville Station: 339 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Townsville 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 Condos/Apartments in Townsville?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 157 Condos/Apartments in Townsville. Our other popular types of Townsville holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 151 holiday houses
  • Villas: 17 holiday houses
  • Studios: 162 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Townsville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 217 holiday homes with pool available in Townsville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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