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Townsville campervan

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.

Experience Townsville attractions in your reliable camper rental

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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Top campervan and motorhome campsites in Townsville

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.

Top attractions in Townsville

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.

FAQs about hiring a campervan in Townsville

How old do you have to be to rent a campervan in Townsville?

Most campervan rental companies will require you to be over 21 years-old. Depending on the provider, people aged 18 and over may be able to rent a campervan.

What type of licence do you need to drive a campervan in Townsville?

Most campervans and motorhomes only require a valid driver licence meaning it can’t be expired or probationary. If your licence is in a language other than English, you will also need to provide an International Driving Permit (IDP).

When should I book my campervan for Townsville?

On average, our customers book 80 + days before they intend to collect their Townsville campervan.

What Townsville campervan provider is the most popular to book with?

Since November 2022, most of our customers have collected a campervan from Camperman in Townsville.

What is the most popular one-way rental routes to drive a campervan from Townsville?

The most popular one-way rental routes for our customers is to book a campervan to collect in Townsville and drop off in Cairns.

How long do most people hire a campervan for in Townsville?

On average our customers hire a campervan for 14 days from Townsville.

What type of campervan should I look to hire in Townsville?

Most of our customers tend to look at campervans with 3 Berths or 5 Berth vehicles for Townsville.