Located in tropical north Queensland, Townsville is a stunning destination about 5 hours south of Cairns. Boasting a warm climate and spectacular scenery, Townville is bursting with sub-tropical rainforests, coastal towns and golden beaches. Perfect for your next tropical escape, Townsville offers a host of dining, entertainment and activities ideal for travellers of all ages. Enjoy lazing at the beautiful mission beach, café hopping along Palmer street and boutique shopping on Flinders Street.
The map of Townsville below shows the stunning reefs that surround the coastline as well as some of the Queensland islands such as Dunk island, Bedarra Island Orpheus Island and Magnetic Island. Take the short 40-minute ferry across the Coral Sea to the beautiful Magnetic island and enjoy over 20 beaches and national parks. Together with the fantastic snorkeling, diving, hiking and fishing, Magnetic Island offers the ultimate day out for all.
On this Townsville map you will find some of the region’s most popular destinations and that offer a reference point for planning your holiday. Use the zoom function below to explore the region of Townsville and plan your tropical escape today.