Townsville

Overview

Boasting an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, easy access to the Great Barrier Reef, rainforest surrounds, and an island paradise on its doorstep, Townsville’s dramatic tropical landscape is the ideal place to host conferences and business events with a difference.

Key facts

State:

Queensland

Population:

180,000

Getting there:

Domestic flights head to Townsville from major Australian cities, or you can transfer internationally via Cairns or Brisbane.

Local food:

Fresh ocean fish and an assortment of seafood is complemented with local white wines.

Famous Locals:

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson and all-rounder Andrew Symonds both started their careers in Townsville. John Vause, CNN reporter, also once called Townsville home.

Gallery

  • Tully swimming hole
  • Townsville Marina
  • Magnetic Island
  • Townsville TV event

Average temperatures

Townsville has a tropical climate. Average maximum temperature:
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature °C 31° 31° 31° 30° 28° 26° 25° 26° 28° 29° 31° 32°
Temperature °F 88° 88° 88° 86° 82° 79° 77° 79° 82° 84° 88° 90°

 

Featured Itineraries

Australian Wildlife, Island and Bush

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Enjoy this three day incentive tour through the Tropical North.

Itinerary