Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Townsville

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Townsville. Travelers like the restaurants, shopping and casino gaming in this welcoming and romantic city. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Townsville a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Townsville

Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Townsville

Fly into Townsville, QLD (TSV), the closest airport, located 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Townsville Station.

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

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 327 vacation rentals around Townsville City. From 118 house rentals to 166 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 Townsville City?

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

  • Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal: 345 vacation rentals
  • Cultural Centre Townsville: 345 vacation rentals
  • Catholic Diocese of Townsville: 345 vacation rentals
  • Townsville Station: 345 vacation rentals
  • Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre: 345 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Townsville City 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 Townsville City?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 118 Houses in Townsville City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Townsville City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 166 rentals available
  • Villas: 17 rentals available
  • Studios: 171 rentals available

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 220 vacation rentals with pool available in Townsville City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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