Townsville is a vibrant tropical city that boasts glorious beaches, perfect weather and countless attractions.

Known as the capital of North Queensland, Townsville has all the facilities of a metropolitan city with the laidback country charm of a regional town.  With three large shopping complexes, art galleries, quality restaurants and the reef on your door-step, action aplenty awaits in Townsville. 

On your holiday in Townsville you can:

  • Take a stroll along our famous Strand
  • Enjoy a day trip to Magnetic Island
  • Visit our Reef HQ Aquarium and the Museum of Tropical Queensland
  • Dive one of the world’s best dive sites, the SS Yongala wreck
  • Get close-up with native wildlife at Billabong Sanctuary
  • Experience top-class sporting action, Townsville is home to four national sporting teams:
    • The North Queensland Cowboys, National Rugby League
    • The Townsville Crocodiles, National Basketball League
    • The Townsville Fire, National Women’s Basketball League
    • The NQ Fury, A-League Football
  • Fish the Great Barrier Reef, teaming with tropical fish species
  • Go skydiving


For more information about holidaying in Townsville visit:


yongala lodge
Yongala Lodge - 11 Fryer Street North Ward Townsville QLD 4810 - P: 07 4772 4633 - E: info@historicyongala.com.au