Destination guide

The charming city of South Townsville awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in South Townsville. This walkable and romantic city entices travelers with its restaurants and shopping. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around South Townsville

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes South Townsville a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • ReefHQ Aquarium (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • The Strand (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Magnetic Island Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Billabong Sanctuary (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Australian Institute of Marine Science (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South Townsville

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in South Townsville. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Strand (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Queens Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Strand Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Castle Hill (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Jezzine Barracks (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Anderson Park Botanical Gardens (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around South Townsville

The nearest airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV), located 4.1 mi (6.5 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around South Townsville, QLD, AU?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 342 vacation rentals around South Townsville. From 119 house rentals to 179 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to South Townsville?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in South Townsville. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Maritime Museum of Townsville: 345 vacation rentals
  • Horseshoe Bay Beach: 345 vacation rentals
  • Radical Bay: 345 vacation rentals
  • Anderson Park Botanical Gardens: 345 vacation rentals
  • Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal: 345 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in South Townsville?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 119 Houses in South Townsville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Townsville include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 179 rentals available
  • Villas: 17 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in South Townsville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 235 vacation rentals with pool available in South Townsville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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