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 features

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 rentals are available around Townsville City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 304 holiday lettings around Townsville City. From 148 flats & apartments to 111 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Townsville City? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Townsville City. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Museum of Tropical Queensland: 340 holiday lettings
  • Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre: 340 holiday lettings
  • Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal: 340 holiday lettings
  • Cultural Centre Townsville: 340 holiday lettings
  • ReefHQ Aquarium: 338 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 148 Flats in Townsville City. Our other popular types of Townsville City holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 111 self catering accommodations
  • Resorts: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 17 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 212 holiday homes with pool available in Townsville City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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