Qantas Holidays
Qantas Holidays
13 70 66
13 70 66
Deals
Contact us
Townsville & Magnetic Island

Townsville & Magnetic Island

Celebrated as one of Australia's most liveable cities, Townsville combines natural beauty and convenience with one of the world's best climates. What's more, it is only a short ferry ride to Magnetic Island, one of the Great Barrier Reef's most accessible and beautiful islands.

POINTS_PAY
Book your flights + hotel together and pay less
EARN_POINTS
Earn 3 Qantas Points per A$1 spent^
STATUS_CREDITS
Plus Status Credits and
FLIGHTS
Use points to book your holiday

Select your preferred dates of travel




roo icon
Explore holidays in Townsville & Magnetic Island

Showing 9 holidays


Flights + hotel
Find out more

Discover Townsville & Magnetic Island

With more than 320 days of sunshine a year and a stunning coastal setting overlooking the sparkling Coral Sea, Townsville is one of Queensland's premier gateways to the breath-taking Great Barrier Reef.

Blessed with tropical palm trees, golden beaches, hiking trails and coral reefs, Magnetic Island is a true paradise that deserves to be at the top of any holiday list.

Ideal for couples, families and the solo traveller alike with features that include a vibrant cultural scene, quality dining experiences and adventure activities aplenty, Townsville & Magnetic Islands' hospitality, beauty and relaxed vibe truly make these locations two jewels in Queensland's crown.

What are the must-see attractions in Townsville & Magnetic Island?

Dominated by the majestic bluff of Castle Hill that rises in the centre of Townsville, it wouldn't be a trip to Townsville without scaling this beloved peak at least once. Feeling energetic? There are ample walking trails that will get a fit person to the top in about 40 minutes from the bottom, though be sure to take plenty of water. If you're short of time or energy, you can drive to the top and revel in the breathtaking 360 degree views.

As is the case with many of Australia's coastal communities, Townsville has an array of spectacular beaches on its doorstep. Combined with Magnetic Island just 13.5km away, the visitor is really spoilt for choice. Just be sure to follow the signs - not all beaches can be swum at all year round due to stingers.

Looking for adventure? Book a day reef tour and experience the underwater world like nowhere else on earth. If you don't feel like a boat ride, pop into Reef HQ to discover the world's largest living coral reef aquarium. The Riverway complex offers recreational facilities for all ages, including an arts centre and swimming lagoon with toddler pool. The Billabong Sanctuary gives you the chance to cuddle a koala, pat a wombat or walk with kangaroos.

For something completely unique, head to MOUA, the Museum of Underwater Art, and learn about conservation, indigienous culture and art like never before.

Want more? There's plenty to keep the seasoned and new traveller to Townsville inspired, no matter what time of year.

Ideal for the family, couple or solo traveller alike, Magnetic Island boasts an array of pursuits that will satisfy everyone. From snorkelling, bushwalking, diving, sailing and shopping, indulge yourself with spas or a meal at one of Magnetic Island's exceptional bars, cafes and restaurants

Related destinations

Gold Coast
Gold Coast
VIEW HOLIDAYS
Important information
Hotel ratings are not official ratings and are based on information received from our hotel partners and suppliers.
Before you book your international flight, and before you travel, check current Australian Government travel advisories on www.smartraveller.gov.au. All travel is subject to the Qantas Conditions of Carriage.
* Prices are per passenger for the number of passengers specified. Children (2-11 years) must use existing bedding unless otherwise specified. Transfers not included, unless otherwise specified. Cancellation and changes are not permitted if you change your mind. No fees apply if you are entitled to a refund or other remedy under the Australian Consumer Law or Conditions of Carriage. All travel is subject to the Qantas Conditions of Carriage and Qantas Holidays Booking Conditions. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made in full and Qantas confirms your booking.
^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Join online now. Membership and points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions. Only the lead traveller, the primary contact for the booking, will earn 3 Qantas Points per A$1 spent in cash. Qantas Points will not be earned on any amounts payable directly to the hotel. Conditions apply. Points will be credited within 8 weeks of hotel check-out. In addition to the total holiday points earn, each Frequent Flyer member will also earn Status Credits and Qantas Points with every eligible Qantas Holidays flight. The amount you earn depends on your flights, fare class and member status. Find out how many Qantas Points you could earn on your next Qantas Holidays flights with our online Points Calculator.
Contact usPrivacy & securityTerms of use
OneWorld
© Qantas Airways Limited ABN 16 009 661 901
We acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work, live and fly.
We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.