Destination guide

The beachside setting of North Ward is ready to explore

Enjoy the culture and other features of North Ward. Travellers to this walkable city praise the beaches, island views and parks. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around North Ward

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes North Ward a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Strand (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • ReefHQ Aquarium (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Magnetic Island Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Billabong Sanctuary (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Australian Institute of Marine Science (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in North Ward

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in North Ward

Travellers enjoy North Ward for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, North Ward is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Strand Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Queens Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • The Strand (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Jezzine Barracks (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Castle Hill (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Anderson Park Botanical Gardens (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around North Ward

The nearest airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV), located 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around North Ward?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 349 holiday rentals around North Ward. From 122 Houses to 180 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 around North Ward is on Stayz.

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

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

  • The Strand: 351 holiday rentals
  • Strand Park: 350 holiday rentals
  • Strand Waterpark: 351 holiday rentals
  • Queens Gardens: 351 holiday rentals
  • Army Museum North Queensland: 350 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Ward 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 North Ward?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 122 Houses in North Ward. Our other popular types of North Ward holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 180 holiday houses
  • Villas: 17 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 11 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 North Ward?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 236 holiday homes with pool available in North Ward. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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