With over 300 days of sunshine a year, Townsville North Queensland offers event organisers the very best in venues, accommodation, pre and post touring activities and support services. With a population approaching 200,000, Townsville provides a cosmopolitan atmosphere against a unique backdrop of swaying palm trees, sparkling waters of the Great Barrier reef and heritage listed rainforest.
KEY INDUSTRY SECTORS
Townsville is extremely accessible with over 23,000 airline seats into the city each week. Key connections include Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Cairns.
International flight connections are accessible through Cairns and Brisbane international airports.
LOCAL TRANSPORT / GETTING AROUND
Within the Townsville city centre, there are several transport options, including the Sunbus Redbus city loop services which connect all the inner city precincts. There is an abundance of taxis, an airport shuttle and frequent bus services which connect the inner city to all areas of Townsville.
Townsville enjoys a tropical climate. Townsville monthly averages:
Townsville offers accommodation choices from luxury hotels and apartments to 3 star motels and budget hostels. With more than 3,200 rooms in Townsville, 1,900 of these within the CBD, there is an accommodation venue to suit everyone’s needs.
Townsville offers conference, meeting and exhibition space with capacity for 10 to 5,000 delegates. Most business events venues located less than five minutes from each other and the city centre.