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Townsville Vacation Package Deals

If you'd like to bundle your flight and hotel options to save some cash, you're in the right place! Just kick back, relax and let the travel experts at Orbitz help you pull together a memorable Townsville escape.

It's easy to save by bundling your bookings. Pick out your desired hotels, rental cars, airfares and experiences and you can save up to $369^!

With 500 airline partners to choose from, you'll be buckling up and preparing for take off in no time! And if you can't decide where to stay, we've got an impressive database of more than 500,000 accommodations across the globe.

Our package deals will help you design that escape you've been dreaming about. With unlimited options to combine your hotels and flights, the only thing you've got left to do is pack your bags.

Townsville Travel Guide

Where is Townsville?

Wondering just where Townsville sits on the map?

It's situated in Tropical North Queensland, 45 miles from Ayr.

It won't be hard to make some new buddies in this corner of Tropical North Queensland. It boasts a population of some 200,000 locals.

Places to Visit in Townsville

Because of its sights and natural backdrops, Castle Hill has long been a popular place for local residents and visitors alike. Need some more options? Encounter a remarkable underwater world at ReefHQ Aquarium. Home to strange and delightful creatures, it's the perfect place to awaken your curiosity. But there's more! Gaze at the variety of plants and flowers and enjoy a serene stroll around the winding walkways of Queens Gardens.

Car Rentals in Townsville

Your escape begins with car rentals in Townsville. Whether you’d love to detour from the usual tourist trail or just want the convenience of having your own set of wheels, Orbitz holds the keys to your ride.

Flying into this destination by plane? Arrange to collect a car at the beginning of the trip at Townsville Airport. Budget is a reliable choice here. Firefly is also worth checking out.

If you're one for comfort and ease, head on over to Avis.

Where to stay in Townsville – Hotel Accommodation

With at least 61 hotels in Townsville, securing your perfect place to crash will be a piece of cake. We'll make the choice easy, so you'll be able to get going on your epic journey!

Looking for snazzy accommodations? You'll feel like royalty if you decide to crash at the Mariners North Holiday Apartments or the Townsville Southbank Apartments. Or, the Cascade Motel In Townsville (100 Bowen Road) and the Base Magnetic Island Hostel (1 Nelly Bay Road) are worthy choices if you're traveling on a budget.

Nearest Airports to Townsville

Townsville Airport (TSV) is the nearest terminal to Townsville. After you've passed through security, you'll be 3 miles from the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Townsville

If you have seen the best of Townsville with time to spare, don't fret! Just 40 miles away is Brandon, and you definitely won't be bored here. The Ayr Golf Course should be a priority. The Burdekin Theatre and Nelsons Lagoon Park are also well worth your time. If this doesn't appeal, try Ingham. Just 60 miles away, this destination is home to other notable attractions like the Ingham Memorial Botanical Gardens, Rotary Park and Tyto Wetlands Visitor Centre. Spend the day here to visit them all!

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Interested in perks, like complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi, at all Orbitz Rewards VIP Hotels? Just book four nights for gold status and 12 nights for platinum status in a year. And, how do you redeem your Orbucks? It's simple! You can use your Orbitz Rewards points on the following booking.

No Cancellation Fees

You can be confident that whatever the reason for canceling or amending your booking, we won't slap you with a fee.^ Why not get in touch with your airline and hotel to check if they'll do the same?

Top Rated Hotels for your Townsville Vacation

The Ville Resort - Casino
The Ville Resort - Casino
4.5 out of 5.0 Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, QLD
$94
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

Great remodeling job on the outside. I gave the hotel manager direct feedback upon check out. I told her what I liked, and what I thought they could improve upon. I believe there is still some renovation to be completed; therefore I will not list negative comments based on this one stay alone. I ...

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2018
Guests of The Ville Resort - Casino have access to a full-service spa, a casino, and an outdoor pool. A stay here includes free parking. The 24-hour front desk ...
Madison Plaza Townsville
Madison Plaza Townsville
4.0 out of 5.0 409 Flinders St., Corner Of Stanley And Flinders St., Townsville, QLD
Free Cancellation
$61
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

Very quiet hotel and nice staff, located in the center business area.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2018
Guests of Madison Plaza Townsville enjoy features like an indoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and free newspapers. Limited parking is available. Front-desk ...
Oaks Townsville Metropole Hotel
Oaks Townsville Metropole Hotel
4.5 out of 5.0 81 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD
Free Cancellation
$89
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

Room was comfortable, staff was so helpful and friendly, loved the view from the balcony

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2018
Guests staying at Oaks Townsville Metropole Hotel enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Front-desk staff can assist with tours ...

Things To Do during your Townsville Vacation

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