Where to stay near Townsville City?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 229 holiday rentals near Townsville City. From 104 Studios to 99 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday house for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Townsville City is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Townsville City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Townsville City. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Museum of Tropical Queensland: 247 holiday rentals
  • Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal: 249 holiday rentals
  • ReefHQ Aquarium: 246 holiday rentals
  • Cultural Centre Townsville: 246 holiday rentals
  • Catholic Diocese of Townsville: 248 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Townsville City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Studios in Townsville City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 104 Studios in Townsville City. Our other popular types of Townsville City holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 99 holiday houses
  • Houses: 88 holiday houses
  • Villas: 15 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I rent waterfront rentals in Townsville City?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 52 waterfront rentals in Townsville City. You have also many other possibilities in Townsville City area, including:

  • Beach rentals: 35 holiday rentals
  • Beachfront rentals: 35 holiday rentals
  • Golf course rentals: 35 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool in Townsville City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 15 holiday homes with heated indoor pool available in Townsville City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Renting Holiday Apartments in Townsville City, Australia

    When you are searching for a holiday destination that has more than just sun, sea and sand there is no reason to look any further away than the Australian city of Townsville. Located within glorious Queensland, Townsville is more than just a city that caters to beach lovers. It has a unique history, a unique cultural atmosphere and attractions that the locals are very proud of.

    Visit somewhere different

    Townsville has a unique atmosphere. It is the capital of tropical Queensland and serves as the perfect base for exploring the surrounding towns and cities. Many holiday makers like to pass through Townsville on their way to Cairns as it is part of the Great Green Way – a scenic stretch of road full of stunning natural beauty.

    As the Ross River meanders it way through the city, you will certainly see many cruise ships sailing past you, making for a wonderful backdrop. Townsville is also the home of one of the best universities in the country, which lends an air of sophistication and culture to the city.

    There are many hotels to be found in Townsville but for a taste of luxury and flexibility, you cannot beat a holiday house. Whether you rent serviced apartments or a holiday villa with fantastic views, you will find that these will be your base whilst you are staying in your own little slice of paradise.

    Explore countless delights

    Townsville is a place where you certainly won’t get bored easily. As soon as you wake up in your holiday home, you are up and on the move. The beaches are fabulous in this region and Townsville beaches are no exception. After soaking up the rays on the soft white sands, you can immerse yourself in the warms waters of the ocean. Townsville is also known as one of the best places in the world for exploring shipwrecks.

    From your spot on the beach, you can jump onboard the high speed Jet Cat which will drop you off at Magnetic Island. The 20 minute ride across the water will take you to one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Covered in dense, fragrant pine, eucalyptus and rainforest trees, you can only image that you are in paradise. There are several shops, restaurants and cafes here, and you can also indulge in a spot of diving, kayak or sailing excursions.

    Once you land back on dry land, take a trip to the Great Barrier Reef Aquarium. Winning several awards, the aquarium is a great attraction for the entire family and you can enjoy all the wonders of the ocean without getting a single toe wet. Townsville also boasts many parks, art galleries, golf courses, a casino and several theatres for you to enjoy before heading back to your holiday accommodation to relax before enjoying what Townsville has to offer at night.

    Holiday destinations in Queensland

    Millions of holiday makers from every corner of the globe are attracted to Queensland for many reasons. The perpetual sunshine, the glorious beaches, the crystal clear waters and stunning natural beauty are just a few of these reasons. When visiting this region, a holiday home will serve as an ideal base for exploring the area around you. There are several great cities and towns around Townsville that are just waiting to be visited. As the region is famous for its beaches, it is the ideal place for families who enjoy a day out at the beach as well as being an extremely romantic place for couples. Enjoy walking on the beach hand in hand before stopping off at a cosy romantic restaurant underneath the stars.

    The best time to visit

    Townsville is located in the northeast of the country and as such the whole region enjoys tropical weather. The wet season is between November and May, where the winds and the rain come gushing down at high speeds. The best time to visit Townsville is between June and October where the temperatures rise from 75 to 85 degrees Celsius.

    Getting to Townsville

    Departing from London Heathrow, there are several airlines which fly to Townsville Airport with connections in various countries. British Airways, Quantas Airlines and Emirates all offer flights with stopovers in Bangkok, Tokyo, Doha, Singapore and various cities in Australia itself. As soon as you land in Townville, you can freshen yourself up in your luxury accommodation and get ready for the holiday of a lifetime.

    Activities and attractions in and around Townsville

    Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Townsville a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • ReefHQ Aquarium (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • The Strand (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Magnetic Island Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
    • Billabong Sanctuary (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
    • Australian Institute of Marine Science (15.5 mi / 25 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Townsville

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Townsville is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Queens Gardens (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • The Strand (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Strand Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Castle Hill (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Jezzine Barracks (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
    • Anderson Park Botanical Gardens (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)