Motel in Townsville

What To Do


The Ville Casino – Townsville’s world class casino featuring games such as roulette, black jack, two-up, poker and keno.

The Precinct, located in Idalia, is well known as Townsville’s first local urban village, Otto’s Market shares the space with 13 additional specialty retailers, creating a mecca for all things food, convenience and lifestyle. With easy on-site parking, day and night trading and an impressive offering, you will love your Otto’s Market Precinct experience.

Pallarenda Beach is a popular recreational spot for families offering the best access to the stone jetty & tracks that lead to the ruins of World War 2 gunning emplacements that sit above Shelley Bay.

Reef HQ – The world’s largest coral reef aquarium. Walk through the tunnel and view the wonders of our ocean. There are touch pools for hands on experience.

Billabong Sanctuary is a fauna park with Australian native animals in their natural surrounds. Highlights of the park include koalas, kangaroos, pythons, crocodiles and cassowaries.

Castle Hill offers magnificent views of Townsville, Magnetic Island and Cleveland Bay.

Flinders Mall Cotter’s Market – The largest arts and crafts market in north Queensland featuring farm fresh tropical fruits, vegetables, handcrafted souvenirs, snacks, drinks and plants.

Anzac Memorial Park – Townsville’s premier waterfront park featuring the cenotaph, the Coral Sea Memorial and a commemorative fountain.

Maritime Museum of Townsville has displays of regional, national and international maritime history including ship models, artifacts, photos, paintings, machinery and pearl diving exhibits.

Museum of Tropical North Queensland – Opening in June, 2000 features a comprehensive display of the wreck of the Pandora.

National Trust Heritage Centre contains heritage houses furnished to the period. Tour the museum and buy souvenirs at the gift shop.

The Strand developed during 1999, special features incl. stunning views of Magnetic Island, stinger protected beaches, water park, Cliff Gardens waterfall, Kissing Point Rockpool & Centenary Fountain.

Discover Jezzine Barracks, commemorating military & Aboriginal heritage of Kissing Point headland with public artworks, interpretive signage and restoration of parts of the Kissing Point Fort complex.

Town Common – An environmental park with open woodlands, seasonal waterbird habitats, coastal scenery, grasslands, mangroves and hillside vine forests.

Queens Garden is Townsville’s original botanic gardens. One of 3 Botanic Gardens, there is also The Palmetum featuring palms and Anderson Park featuring Cycads.

Butterfly World just 25kms north of Townsville in Yabulu you’ll find a large display of butterflies, live aviary, nature walks, picnic area and souvenir shop.

Magnetic Island is just 20 mins by ferry from Townsville, activities include horse riding, snorkelling and don’t forget the Full Moon Beach Party.

The ship wreck of Yongala attracts many species of fish which provides a great opportunity for diving

Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre caters for various sporting events (e.g. bull riding and basketball), exhibitions, concerts & conventions.