Hiring an RV and motorhome in North Queensland is the best way to explore the huge number of attractions as you can see the sights of Townsville without spending too much on your accommodation and transportation. VroomVroomVroom can help you with comparing prices and reserving a camper rental. Try our booking system — it is easy to use. We compare campervan and motorhome rentals in Townsville so you can find the lowest price.
Townsville is also called the “Capital of North Queensland.” The city sits on the waterfront, and provides visitors with easy access to Magnetic Island. Enjoy everything Townsville has to offer such as cuddling koalas, diving to see the SS Yongala shipwreck, sail along the Ross River, head to the top of Castle Hill and explore exciting local galleries. Townsville enjoys a tropical climate, fascinating history, a relaxed environment and astounding natural beauty. Hire a campervan in Townsville to experience more of the city and create unforgettable memories.
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Discovery Park Townsville can be found at 6 University Road. Powered ensuite sites, powered sites and unpowered camping sites are included on its wide range of accommodation listings. The park is near Townsville’s attractions and a shopping precinct, it features a jumping pillow, Internet kiosk, golf course, landscaped gardens, swimming pool and waterpark.
Tasman Holiday Parks Rowes Bay is located at 46 Heatley Parade, Rowes Bay. The park is not too far from the centre of Townsville, and offers an attractive view of Magnetic Island amid a tropical rainforest, sandy beaches and outback bush. Its facilities include a swimming pool, playground, half tennis court, basketball hoop, clean amenities, WiFi, gas refills, camp kitchen, laundromats, and dump point. It is pet-friendly.
The Lakes Holiday Park sits at 196 Woolcock Street, in the heart of Townsville. The park is near the SS Yongala Shipwreck site, the Billabong Sanctuary, Castle Hill, Cotters Market, Magnetic Island and the Maritime Museum of Townsville. Pets are not allowed.
Billabong Sanctuary is situated at Muntalunga Drive in Nome. The Billabong Sanctuary Park is famous for its on-site educational programs, crocodile feeding time and for housing animals such as birds, koalas, kangaroos, snakes and wombats. Visitors are permitted to pet some of the animals.
Castle Hill is the pink granite mountain that towers above central Townsville, and is home to a wide range of plants and animals. Popular activities in the area are bird watching, jogging and sight seeing. Castle Hill also provides beautiful panoramic views of Townsville.
Magnetic Island lies eight kilometres offshore; it is a mountainous island that got its name after causing a somewhat magnetic effect to the compass of Captain Cook in 1770. Today the island is a popular holiday destination thanks to its bird sanctuary, national park, World War II history and scenic walking paths.
Maritime Museum of Townsville can be found at 42/68 Palmer Street, South Townsville. The museum hosts a library, bookshop, souvenir shop and galleries and exhibits. The venue’s popular attractions are its collection of SS Yongala memorabilias, the seafarer’s gallery, the bay rock lighthouse, boat shed, federation gallery, boat patrols and model boat building gallery.
SS Yongala Shipwreck features the passenger and cargo ship SS Yongala which sank on March 23 , 1911. It is a 109 metre long wreck and now hosts a wide range of marine life while serving as the area’s artificial reef.