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Townsville, Queensland.
29 July to 07 August 2022
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Holiday Packages

Holiday Packages

Relax into a Festival holiday package and have everything done for you. A holiday package includes 3 nights’ accommodation and three Festival concerts, offering the perfect balance of music and relaxation.

You enjoy discounted tickets, reserved seating, and exclusive accommodation rates at all four preferred hotels.

Choose from three packages with the option to add extra nights and additional concerts.

Opening Weekend Extravaganza

This popular package takes in the excitement of Opening Weekend with three of the most popular concerts of the Festival and two world premieres. 

  • James Cook University Opening Night: New Beginnings - Fri 29 July, 8pm 
  • Concert Conversations 1 - Sat 30 July, 10am
  • Governor’s Gala: A Joyful Fantasy - Sat 30 July, 8pm 

Priced from $461 per person twin share or $438 for AFCM Friends


Closing Weekend Indulgence

The final weekend of the Festival is always exhilarating with a hugely entertaining Farewell Concert. 

  • Evening Series: The Silver Screen - Fri 05 Aug, 8pm
  • Concert Conversations 6 - Sat 06 Aug, 10am
  • Closing Night: Fond Farewells - Sat 06 Aug, 8pm

Priced from $444 per person twin share or $423 for AFCM Friends


Sunset Spectacular

This mid-week package offers three one-hour sunset concerts over three consecutive days.

  • Ray Golding Sunset Series: Loving Dedication - Wed 03 Aug, 5pm
  • Ray Golding Sunset Series: Baroque Magnifico - Thu 04 Aug, 5pm
  • Ray Golding Sunset Series: Poems and Prayers - Fri 05 Aug, 5pm

Priced from $382 per person twin share or $367 for AFCM Friends


Add more music to your holiday package

There are so many wonderful concerts and special events on offer throughout the 10 days of the Festival, so why not stay a little longer and treat yourself to an additional concert... or two! There is an exquisite concert on Orpheus Island, one on Magnetic Island, two Sunday concerts and the hugely entertaining morning Concert Conversations.

Brilliant Travels can offer reserved seats to these additional concerts and special events as part of your package booking. Your add-on options include:

  • Sunday Morning Concert, 11.00am Sunday 31 July, St James Cathedral - a wonderful music program in the atmospheric Cathedral on the hill. Adults $67, AFCM Friends $60.
  • Sunday Night Concert- The 22's, 6.00pm Sunday 31 July, The Ville Resort - Casino - enjoy dinner under the stars overlooking the ocean before an inspiring program spanning four centuries - 1722, 1822, 1922 and 2022. Adults $150, AFCM Friends $140.
  • Orpheus Island Concert, 1.30pm Tuesday 2 August - enjoy a stunning day that includes whale watching as you cruise to Orpheus Island, some relaxing beach time and a superb concert by visiting Festival musicians. Enjoy sumptuous food and drink whilst watching the sun set on the ferry ride home . Adults $250, AFCM Friends $235 (includes return ferry transfers, dinner, drinks and entertainment).
  • Concert Conversations 4 with Jack Liebeck, 10.00am Thursday 4 August - an entertaining morning of conversation with several visiting musicians before hearing them perform. Adults $81, AFCM Friends $73.
  • Concert Conversations 5 with Jack Liebeck, 10.00am Friday 5 August - gain an insight into the musicians lives plus enjoy a laugh or two with them before a delightful 45 minute concert.  Adults $81, AFCM Friends $73.
  • AFCM After Party on Magnetic Island, 2.45pm Sunday 7 August, Peppers Blue on Blue Resort - the perfect way to round out your visit to Townsville. Head over early to experience the stunning surrounds of the island before settling onto the deck at Peppers Resort for a relaxed afternoon of music. Adults $88, AFCM Friends $79 (includes return ferry transfers).

To book, call Brilliant Travels on  1300 765 115 or email