Whether you have a day or a month, a vast choice of attractions, activities and experiences await you in tropical North Queensland - and getting there is easy!
The Townsville airport ensures easy access with frequent daily flights connecting to capital cities, regional centres and Great Barrier Reef Island resorts.
If you're travelling by road, two of Australia's main arteries meet in Townsville. The Bruce Highway is the major north/south route in Queensland, connecting with the Flinders Highway which runs inland through the outback.
All major coach companies operate into and out of Townsville connecting with regional centres and major cities.
Why not discover the ambience of rail travel? "The Queenslander" has developed an international reputation for food, service and facilities, linking Townsville with Brisbane and regional centres.
Townsville also welcomes several cruise ships into the Port each year, en route during itineraries that include both Australian and international destinations.
Townsville is one of Queensland's premier event destinations, with an exciting annual line up of sporting,
aquatic, historical and cultural events.
The Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre is Northern Australia's largest event venue which is attracting national and international entertainment, and staging many major conventions, events and exhibitions.
The Townsville Civic Theatre provides a quality program of live theatre by local and touring companies. Townsville is also home to a number of amateur theatre and dance companies providing a continuous schedule of local and regional performing arts.