Magnetic Island is by far the most popular island in the area and is only a 20-minute boat ride from the Townsville city centre. A large portion of Magnetic Island is a national park, which houses fragrant eucalyptus trees and native Australian wildlife such as koalas and colourful lorikeets. Make a booking with Direct Flights now!
Visit Townsville and experience life in the tropics! Plan a cheap holiday to Townsville and book flights and accommodation with Direct Flights. Direct Flights offers low cost airfares and budget accommodation for Townsville, all available for online booking.
Townsville is a city in the state of Queensland located on the north-eastern coast of Australia. Its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef makes it an ideal stopover, either on your way to or from the Reef. Townsville is also only a boat ride away from other fabulous resort islands: Dunk, Magnetic, Orpheus, Hinchinbrook and Bedarra. Fly up to Townsville as there are daily direct flights from most major Australian cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Cairns – make a flight booking with Direct Flights to get the cheapest airfare to Townsville. Alternatively, you can also drive to Townsville – book with Direct Flights to get low-priced car hire rates.
Townsville’s largest attraction is the Reef HQ Aquarium, the world’s largest living coral reef aquarium. Its coral reef exhibit will blow you away with its natural beauty. Other attractions include the Billabong Sanctuary, a wildlife exhibit showcasing native flora and fauna; and the incredible museums of Charter Towers and Ravenswood, which documents the towns’ historic mining past. The Strand is a foreshore park with picnic areas and a large water park, and is highly recommended for travelling families.
Magnetic Island is by far the most popular island in the area and is only a 20-minute boat ride from the Townsville city centre. A large portion of Magnetic Island is a national park, which houses fragrant eucalyptus trees and native Australian wildlife such as koalas and colourful lorikeets. Magnetic Island is also the only island in the Great Barrier Reef that offers a variety of accommodation and holiday apartments. Cheap accommodation in Magnetic Island and other parts of Townsville can be booked online at Direct Flights. If you choose to stay in Magnetic Island, there are 23 beaches and bays at your disposal, lining the island’s coast. Indulge in a relaxing sunbake by the beach or participate in one of the many water activities offered in the island, such as diving and parasailing.
Townsville is a great holiday destination for those looking to explore Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef. Start planning a holiday in Townsville and book all your travel needs with Direct Flights. Offering cheap flights, affordable accommodation and low cost car hire, Direct Flights can help make sure your holiday to Townsville stays within your budget! Make a booking with Direct Flights now!