Townsville & Surrounds - Region Information

Townsville in North Queensland is the gateway to the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, wet tropics rainforest, tropical islands, wetlands, national parks and historical, military and outback experiences.

Boasting over 300 days of sunshine each year, Townsville is a holiday destination perfect for families, couples and friends, with more than 700 dining outlets, unique retailing and attractions, 3,000 hotel rooms and world class events and entertainment.

The Townsville CBD is growing its reputation as a centre for fashion, food and entertainment. Visitors can enjoy boutique shopping, alfresco dining and regular local markets. The CBD is well connected with the Palmer Street dining and accommodation precinct, located just a short walk from the central hub of Flinders Square over the historic Victoria Bridge. Make the most of the free wifi in Flinders Square and pop in to see the Volunteers at the Visitor Information Centre.

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QTIC is the peak industry body for tourism in Queensland. A private sector, membership-based organisation, QTIC represents the interests of the tourism and hospitality industry across the state. QTIC’s primary objective is to achieve the best outcomes from Queensland’s tourism potential.

A strong voice for tourism can support a strong tourism industry. In turn, a strong tourism industry drives sustainable business and product development, stimulates business attraction and investment, develops workforce skills and training and supports tourism jobs and business.

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Brisbane, Australia
Phone: (07) 3236 1445