A coastal city located in the northeastern coast of Queensland, Townsville is known as the Second Capital of the state. A popular base for people travelling to the Great Barrier Reef and the outback, Townsville has plenty to see and do with a great city vibe.
Many tourists who visit Townsville visit popular attractions like The Strand, Castle Hill, Little Crystal Creek, Mount Stuart, Billabong Sanctuary WildlifePark, and the Reef HQ Aquarium. To experience the secluded beach life and rugged nature, tourists often take a ferry to the Magnetic Island. Tourists also have the option to enjoy a range of water sports at Horseshoe Bay.
People from all over the country visit this gorgeous coastal town for major events like The Travelling Film Festival, Groovin the Moo (GTM), the Palm Creek Folk Festival and the Supercars Watpac Townsville 400. Whether you’re here with family or on a shot business trip, book your Townsville stay with Choice Hotels for easy access to nearby attractions.