About Townsville, North Queensland
Alive with Curiosity
Townsville in North Queensland is the gateway to the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, wet tropics rainforest, tropical islands, wetlands, national parks and historical, military and outback experiences.
Boasting over 300 days of sunshine each year, Townsville is a holiday destination perfect for families, couples and friends, with more than 700 dining outlets, unique retailing and attractions, 3,000 hotel rooms and world class events and entertainment.
The Townsville CBD is growing its reputation as a centre for fashion, food and entertainment. Visitors can enjoy boutique shopping, alfresco dining and regular local markets. The CBD is well connected with the Palmer Street dining and accommodation precinct, located just a short walk from the central hub of Flinders Square over the historic Victoria Bridge.
Townsville Airport is a key regional airport in Queensland, servicing the City of Townsville and the region which represent the centre for business and government activity in North Queensland. As a result there is a significant level of business travel between Townsville, Brisbane and Sydney. Townsville is also a hub for other activity centres in North West Queensland.
The month of June showcases Townsville’s best weather, with Clear Skies, Warm days and Cool Nights.
With an average temperature of 25 degrees.
Download Townsville City Councils Active Travel Guide for a list of Running and Cycling Tracks