Surrounded by rainforests, reefs, sandy beaches, islands and outback terrain, Townsville is an inspiring holiday setting.
Located on Queensland's north-east coast, the city is the perfect stepping-off point to experience the Great Barrier Reef. Enlist on a tour to dive or snorkel the seventh Natural Wonder of the World and experience an aquatic wonderland of captivating marine life.
Coral reefs can also be explored at Magnetic Island. Situated just a short ferry ride across the sheltered waters of Cleveland Bay, Magnetic Island is a stunning World Heritage Listed reserve that boasts more than 20 beaches and bays, and an interior made up of national park.