Townsville North Queensland - 'Beautiful One Day - Perfect the Next'
'Continue the Norfolk Island experience and follow the HMS Pandora as it travelled across the Pacific Ocean in pursuit of the infamous Bounty Mutineers! Pandora remains as one of the most significant shipwrecks in the Southern Hemisphere and is located NE of Townsville on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef.
Townsville is perfectly situated in Tropical North Queensland and is a major gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, The Wet Tropics and Queensland Outback. It's a vibrant and bustling city with a population nearing 200,000 sitting under the watchful gaze of Castle Hill. Enjoy Al fresco dining, Federation style architecture and boutique shopping as well as the cooling ocean breeze and coastal vibe. It is also Australia's largest garrison city with Australian Defence Force Bases and fascinating military history to explore.
Townsville is located about 350 kilometres south of Cairns and 1,350 kilometres north of Brisbane. Townsville airport has links to major eastern seaboard cities as well as Darwin and many regional Queensland towns. From the airport it is just 10 minutes to the city centre. It boasts a large range of accommodation to suit all visitors including centrally located Caravan Parks with beachfront or lakeview cabins, luxury 5 star Hotels, Apartments and Budget Hotels.
The large range of activities and tours available in the area makes it the perfect place for an extended holiday and for non-gardening partners, ensuring they too can enjoy their trip to North Queensland.
With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, Townsville North Queensland combines a vibrant and bustling community, a relaxed NQ lifestyle, rich history and stunning natural wonders.