Tropical paradise meets modern architecture and heritage icons in Townsville, the gateway to Queensland’s far north. Home to Australia’s natural wonder, the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, Townsville’s natural beauty is unrivaled and waiting to be explored. Whether you prefer dry land or like to dip your toes in, Townsville City and its many surrounding attractions are sure to keep you captivated.

Things To Do

Scuba diving lessons on the Reef

Experience the Reef

Tick off this bucket list item and see one of the world’s most enchanting natural wonders – whether you are scuba diving, snorkelling, sailing or sky diving, there are so many ways to see the world’s largest coral reef.

Museum of Tropical Queensland

Museum of Tropical Queensland

Discover the natural and cultural heritage of North Queensland, including fascinating remnants of the HMS Pandora shipwreck. Find out more information here.

The Strand

Townsville’s bustling beach foreshore boasts two and a half kilometres of serene walkway, offering spectacular views across to Magnetic Island with restaurants, shops and barbecue facilities.

Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island

Escape across the bay to crystal clear waters, koalas, jet-skis convertible cars and horse rides.

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