Fly from Sunshine Coast to Townsville

Located in North Queensland, Townsville is brimming with stunning natural experiences, all within easy access from the town centre. For waterfall-lovers, take a day trip bound for Wallaman Falls in the Girringun National Park, or a little closer, an easy ferry across to Magnetic Island. In town, take a stroll down The Strand or a hike up Castle Hill. Oh, and did we mention the Great Barrier Reef is within reach?

Airlines that fly to Townsville from the Sunshine Coast:

Exploring Townsville

Nestled in the heart of tropical North Queensland, Townsville beckons with a unique blend of natural wonders and cultural experiences. Begin your exploration with a visit to The Strand, a picturesque waterfront promenade. Enjoy a leisurely stroll, swim at the beach, or indulge in waterfront dining with views of Magnetic Island.

For a dose of history and maritime charm, head to the Jezzine Barracks. This historical site showcases military exhibits, outdoor art installations, and stunning views of the Coral Sea. Don’t miss the chance to explore the nearby Kissing Point Fort and Lighthouse for a glimpse into Townsville’s past.

Nature enthusiasts will find paradise on Magnetic Island, just a short ferry ride away. Discover secluded beaches, hike scenic trails, and interact with Australia’s unique wildlife, including koalas and rock wallabies.

The Billabong Sanctuary offers an opportunity to get up close and personal with native Australian wildlife. From cuddling a koala to hand-feeding kangaroos, this wildlife sanctuary provides an immersive experience for visitors of all ages.

Wrap up your Townsville adventure with a trip to Castle Hill. Whether you choose to hike to the summit or drive to the top, the panoramic views of the city, coastline, and Magnetic Island make it a rewarding endeavor.