Hiring an RV and motorhome in North Queensland is the best way to explore the huge number of attractions. 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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BIG4 Walkabout Palms Caravan Park 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, pool and mountain backdrop.
Rowes Bay Beachfront Holiday Park (formerly Rowes Bay Caravan Park) is located at Heatley Parade, Rowes Bay, Townsville. 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 salt water swimming pool, playground, half tennis court, basketball hoop, clean amenities, separate disabled bathroom, mini-mart, wireless Internet, Internet cafe, gas refills, tour bookings, camp kitchen, laundromats, dump point and a gazebo hut with gas barbecue.
The Lakes Holiday Park sits at 196 Woolcock Street, Townsville. It sits at the heart of Townsville in a tropical paradise. 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 welcome on the estate but it is however, children friendly.
Billabong Sanctuary is situated at Muntalunga Drive in Nome. The site is not too far from central Townsville and is open everyday except on Christmas Day from 09:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m. The Billabong Sanctuary Park is famous for its on-site educational programs, crocodile feeding time and for homing of 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. The mountain is home to a wide range of plants and animals. It is currently a popular leisure destination for both locals and tourists. Popular activities in the area are bird watching, jogging and sight seeing. Castle Hill provides beautiful panoramic views of Townsville.
Magnetic Island or Maggie lies eight kilometers offshore; it is a mountainous island that got its name after causing a somewhat magnetic effect to the compass of Captain Cook in 1770. The island today is a popular holiday destination with features such as a bird sanctuary, national park, World War II forts and scenic walking paths. The area's annual events not to be missed are Bay Days Festival, Great Tropical Jazz Party and Magnetic Island Adventurethon.
Maritime Museum of Townsville can be found at 42 - 68 Palmer Street, South Townsville. It first opened to the public during 2001 with the support of the Townsville Port Authority and the local community. 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 luxury ship SS Yongala that sank on March 23 , 1911. It is a 109 metre long historic ship now containing a wide range of marine life and serving as the area's artificial reef. It is one of the most astounding dive spots within Australia.