Townsville & Surrounds
Townsville boasts more than 320 days of sunshine a year and offers visitors a wonderful mix of attractions including rainforests, reefs, sandy beaches, and islands with abundant walking trails, flora and fauna.
Situated on the coast, Townsville offers clear blue skies, gentle tropical breezes, and an average winter temperature of 24°C.
Magnetic Island is a pleasant 20-minute ferry ride from Townsville and a must-see during your visit with its stunning bays and beaches, fringing reefs, rugged nature, endless walking tracks, seaside cafes, and friendly community atmosphere.
Several historical outback towns are also close to Townsville. Head inland to the gold mining towns of Charters Towers and Ravenswood or north to Ingham with its rich Italian heritage.
Townsville enjoys direct flights from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Darwin, and Adelaide. The city centre is just 10 minutes from the airport, serviced by bus and taxi.