Townsville - Your next conference destination
With the idyllic paradise of Magnetic Island right on the doorstep, it’s not hard to see why people are attracted
With an eclectic mix of rainforest, reef, sandy beaches, outback and
big city benefits, Townsville has something for every itinerary.
The city is more than a tropical destination - it’s the very heart of
life in the tropics - with the region extending north to captivating
Mission Beach, south to the rustic Burdekin and west to historic
The city has continued to evolve without losing its laidback and
vibrant lifestyle. Shorts and T-shirts are the core of the local
wardrobe. Little wonder considering the city’s 180,000 residents enjoy
300 days of sunshine each year. The months between April and September
are the most popular time to visit because in these months the city’s
entertainment and events are in overdrive, with spectator sports, food
and music festivals.
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 the
Queensland: 4.5 million
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. Majority of venues located less
than five minutes from each other and the city centre. The Townsville
Entertainment & Convention Centre has capacity for 5,000 delegates
with five break out spaces including a large outdoor area and various
open spaces for large outdoor events 200 - 1,000 delegates.