Where to stay around Townsville City?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 320 holiday lettings near Townsville City. From 161 apartments to 115 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Townsville City is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Museum of Tropical Queensland: 464 holiday lettings
  • ReefHQ Aquarium: 464 holiday lettings
  • Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal: 464 holiday lettings
  • Cultural Centre Townsville: 464 holiday lettings
  • Catholic Diocese of Townsville: 464 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Townsville City listed on HomeAway 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 apartments in Townsville City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 161 apartments in Townsville City. Our other popular types of Townsville City holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 115 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Townsville City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 200 holiday homes with pool available in Townsville City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental Villa in Townsville City, Australia, Your Home Away From Home

    Townsville City is considered by many people to be the capital of Northern Queensland and with a population fast approaching the 200,000 inhabitants mark, it is easily the largest settlement in this part of Australia. Your holidays in Townsville City will be spent in an area which runs parallel to the awesome Great Barrier Reef: which would have to be one of the attractions you include on your sightseeing itinerary. There are many other attractions and activities to get involved in when in this part of north-eastern Australia and these are always best enjoyed when staying in comfortable self catering accommodation in Townsville City. As you are in Australia, you can guarantee the accommodation will be appointed and furnished to a very high standard and many properties will even boast a private swimming pool.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Townsville City, Australia

    As your holidays in Townsville City will be spent alongside the tropical shores of Australia, you can be your bottom dollar you will be literally tripping over gorgeous sandy beaches in this part of the world. If you are looking to enjoy a day swimming in the sea, just be sure to check that the area in which you are doing so is perfectly safe first of all! The main tourist beaches are best for you and here you can enjoy activities such as surfing, wind surfing, canoeing and kayaking, sailing, fishing, jet skiing and snorkelling. Other activities which are more land-based include tennis, golf, cycling and hiking.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Townsville City, Australia

    As we have already mentioned above, you simply cannot spend your holidays in Townsville City and this part of Queensland without booking an organised excursion out to the Great Barrier Reef. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see this immense natural marine wilderness, and as this eco-system is under extreme threat, it might be a case of making the most of this site before it disappears forever! Other popular attractions with the tourists to Townsville City include Reef HQ (which is a large aquarium that displays examples of the types of sea life you would find at the reef), The Strand (a gorgeous local tropical beach) and The Museum of Tropical Queensland.

    Weather in Townsville City, Australia

    You will simply love the climate on your holidays in Townsville City as this part of Australia basks in what is known as a tropical savanna climate. This means that temperatures are very warm all year round: with July being the coolest month at 25 degrees and January the hottest at just under 31 degrees on average. The city receives an average of 45 inches of rainfall per year, however, this varies massively from year to the next and the area can be hit by tropical storms on occasions.

    Travel to Townsville City, Australia

    The easiest way to reach your comfortable self catering accommodation in Townsville City is to firstly fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) from London Heathrow (LHR). This can be done through airlines such as Qantas, Virgin Atlantic and British Airways. Next, you would need to catch a domestic flight up to Townsville Airport (TSV). Two airlines fly on this route and they are Jetstar Airways and Virgin Australia.

    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)

    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)