We encourage you to book your accommodation in Townsville as early as possible to secure the best possible rates and location - July to August is the high season!
SeaLink Queensland, the Official Travel Partner of the 2012 AFCM, have a wide range of quality Townsville and Magnetic Island accommodation, day tours and island transport on offer to help you enjoy your stay in North Queensland. From 5-star resorts and self-catering island apartments to Townsville CBD hotels and the Casino, SeaLink Queensland has the perfect accommodation for you this Festival season.
For a truly tropical Festival experience, consider staying on Magnetic Island and catching the ferry to the mainland for Festival events. Maggie is just 20 minutes from the heart of Townsville and features a mainland ferry terminal fully serviced by public transport including city buses, taxis and the airport shuttle. Sealink Queensland offers ferry times that accommodate Festival goers staying on the island.
For more information or to book accommodation in Townsville and on Magnetic Island contact the friendly SeaLink Travel team:
Discover the natural surrounds of Townsville and Magnetic Island during your visit with a day tour or island activity.
Enjoy a sail on the crystal blue waters of Cleveland Bay, dine with the wildlife at a unique Champagne Breakfast with the Koalas at the local Koala Sanctuary, explore the history and science of the Great Barrier Reef at Reef HQ Aquarium or enjoy the sights of Townsville with the informative Kookaburra Tours.
For more information on travel options or to book day tours in Townsville and on Magnetic Island contact the friendly SeaLink Travel team:
Townsville Airport is North Queensland's regional hub with direct flights from Brisbane, Darwin and Sydney as well as Queensland's major centres including Cairns, Mackay and the Gold Coast. Most accommodation venues are just 10 minutes from the airport.
Townsville is serviced frequently by Qantas, Virgin Blue and Jet Star. Please visit their websites for bookings:
Qantas - http://www.qantas.com.au/
Virgin Blue - http://www.virginblue.com.au/
Jetstar - http://www.jetstar.com.au/
To make planning your trip to Townsville for the Festival even easier, we have created four exciting new holiday packages. Each package includes 3 or 4 nights accommodation and tickets to some of the best Festival concerts, with preferred seating and discounted pricing.
What's more, our package partner, the Australian Holiday Centre, can book all your flights and any day touring you might like to do whilst here.
Click here for more information.
Jupiters Townsville – Special Accommodation Rates
Jupiters is superbly located on the Townsville breakwater overlooking magnificent Magnetic Island and the Townsville City. A true five-star property, Jupiters offers 3 restaurants, a resort-style pool, spa and health centre, and a vibrant casino.
Not only isJupiters Townsville a valued long-time Platinum sponsor of the Festival, but they are also offering Festival attendees exclusive accommodation rates and packages. Prices start from just $145 for a Superior Marina View room (room only rate) and go up to $250 for an Executive Room Package which includes breakfast for 2, drink vouchers and a casino voucher upon arrival.
For more information, click here or call Jupiters Townsville on 1800 079 210.
Note: Jupiters Townsville is already booked out on Friday 26 July and Saturday 27 July.