Where to stay near North Ward?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 245 holiday rentals near North Ward. From 114 apartments to 89 houses, find unique holiday house for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near North Ward for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Queens Gardens: 249 holiday rentals
  • Army Museum North Queensland: 249 holiday rentals
  • Magnetic Island Golf Course: 248 holiday rentals
  • Horseshoe Bay Beach: 249 holiday rentals
  • Museum of Tropical Queensland: 247 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Ward 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 apartments in North Ward?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 114 apartments in North Ward. Our other popular types of North Ward holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 89 holiday houses
  • Villas: 15 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 9 holiday houses

Can I rent beach rentals in North Ward?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 48 beach rentals in North Ward. You have also many other possibilities in North Ward area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 22 holiday rentals
  • Golf resort rentals: 20 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 6 holiday rentals

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in North Ward?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 183 holiday homes with pool available in North Ward. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    North Ward is a suburb of Townsville, located in Queensville. This suburb is home to a beautiful beach called the Strand, and is known for its close proximity to area attractions such as Magnetic Island. Many people choose North Ward for its historic character, as this is one of the oldest suburbs in the area and dates back to the 1870s. The holiday rentals are completely modern however, offering beach villas with views and a long list of amenities.

    Why North Ward?

    Travellers choose North Ward accommodation to be close to the beach and also near the action of Townsville. Here you can choose a quiet holiday rental with marina views and plenty of space, but still be close to restaurants, cafés, and shopping. North Ward is also a great homebase for exploring the region, including Magnetic Island and nearby national parks.

    What To See And Do

    The major local attraction is the Strand. The views from this oceanfront stretch include the Port of Townsville, Magnetic Island, and Cape Cleveland. A variety of entertainment is centered at the Strand, including a recreational park, a jetty, pools, and restaurants and cafés. Strand Park is home to a wide, golden beach. Visitors will also find barbeque areas, a waterpark, and a promenade.

    Some visitors will want to take a day away from the local beach to check out Magnetic Island. This island, reached by ferry, is home to a national park with a bird sanctuary and fantastic walking trails. There are also World War II forts located on the island that are well worth a visit.

    In addition, the city of Townsville has many fun things to see and do. The city is adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef and many people come here for scuba diving. If you’re more interested in activities on dry land, check out the local large tropical aquarium and Riverway, a riverfront park located on the Ross River.

    Top Local Attractions

    Within North Ward, the main attraction is the Strand. Not only is this a great place to relax at the beach, but it also is the home to many monthly and annual festivals. On the fourth Friday of each month, nightmarkets are held at Strand Park. From fireworks to exhibitions featuring the work of local artists, there is always something going on at the Strand.

    Beyond North Ward, there are several other local attractions. One of the most popular is Cape Cleveland and the Cape Cleveland Lighthouse. With Townsville, many visitors might like to check out the Tobruk Memorial Baths, a complex of outdoor pools including an Olympic sized pool. There are also lessons offered for here for children.

    Why Rentals?

    Travellers have a long list of choices for Townsville accommodation. If you’re looking for a place that combines space, amenities, and the perfect location, check out North Ward holiday rentals. These multi-bedroom options are ideal for families who want to be near the Strand, but not too far from all the entertainment of Townsville. With a stocked kitchen and laundry facilities, you will have everything you need for a relaxed stay in Queensland.


    Activities and attractions in and around North Ward

    Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes North Ward a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • The Strand (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
    • ReefHQ Aquarium (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • Magnetic Island Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
    • Billabong Sanctuary (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
    • Australian Institute of Marine Science (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in North Ward

    If you're planning a holiday around the weather, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in North Ward

    Travellers enjoy North Ward for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, North Ward is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Strand Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
    • Queens Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
    • The Strand (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Jezzine Barracks (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Castle Hill (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Anderson Park Botanical Gardens (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)