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Supercars roll into Townsville
07 July 2021
Supercars teams will officially roll into town for the annual Townsville Transporter Parade, ahead of three days of on-track action including two 250km Repco Supercars Championship races!
Origin in Paradise
04 June 2021
Planning a visit to Townsville North Queensland ahead of the region's biggest sporting event in history? Whether you’ve got a spare hour or few days to explore, Townsville North Queensland has something for you!
Come for the event, stay for the destination!
24 May 2021
Get revved up Townsville North Queensland! For culture, adrenaline, dazzling displays and artistic masterpieces. Dance to fresh beats, enjoy blissful bites, and find your 'ticket' to shine!
How to do Easter in Townsville North Queensland
01 April 2021
With the Easter holidays just around the corner, here is the complete list of ‘How to do Easter in Townsville North Queensland’ covering everything from local spots for chocolate sustenance, to cute Bilby encounters. Positioned within 90-minutes’ drive of all of Australia’s most iconic landscapes of the rainforest, reef and Outback, Townsville North Queensland is the gateway to some of the most unique experiences available, and it’s just waiting to be explored. So, what are you waiting for? Come on, join us – and Find Your Shine in Townsville North Queensland with these top tips! Easter breakfast Trust us, we know that Easter is probably the only day of the year it is socially acceptable to eat chocolate for breakfast, but if you are looking for something more to make you really ‘hop’ out of bed, then you’re in luck because we’re blessed with a number of award-winning restaurants that you should get egg-cited about! Recently awarded a Chef’s Hat in the Australian Good Food Guide Awards – JAM Townsville is the perfect place to start the day with the traditional favourites as well some more interesting creations to stimulate your morning (reopening on Tuesday 6 April). Or if you’re after a brekky with a view – check out The Strand with a number of cafes that will WOW you!
Best places to celebrate National Cocktail Day
22 March 2021
Mark your calendars, and refine your taste buds for some locally-inspired bevvies to celebrate National Cocktail Day (24 March). These days it seems that literally every single day there is someone celebrating National something day, it is because it is true. At some point in history, the National Days Wizard joined the ranks of Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, Mother Nature, and the Tooth Fairy as some omnipotent holiday powerhouse telling us when to celebrate. But hey, we love celebrating with a drink in hand, so mark your calendars - because its National Cocktail Day (24 March) - and we're here for it! It's no secret that the ultimate picture of a tropical holiday in Townsville North Queensland is one spent in paradise with a cool drink in hand. And with outstanding restaurants and bars making up the region's vibrant dining scene, we've got you covered with our top picks for places to spend this auspicious occasion. classic tropics Recently awarded a Chef's Hat in the annual Australian Good Food Guide awards, JAM aims to provide you with a taste of North Queensland while offering a warm and welcoming experience. Their Gourmet Traveller awarded wine list offers over 100 wines ranging from small Australian producers through to stunning international champagne and wines. Their exclusive offering for National Cocktail Day mixes Australia's best produce with world-class spirits for a tantalizing Cooper VS.
Hack your holidays
05 March 2021
Make the most of the public holidays and book leave in with 'the Boss' to get you out and exploring this big beautiful backyard we like to call home.
For the LOVE of travel
03 February 2021
Say goodbye to plush stuffed animals, heart shaped boxes filled with mystery chocolates, piggy-bank-breaking bouquets of flowers and predictable Hallmark moments. Whether you think it’s just a hallmark holiday or not, here are our top picks for the ultimate romantic getaway. Be inspired by our region's natural beauty and explore with your best friend by your side. set hearts on fire with a climb atop mt fox A relic of North Queensland's volcanic past, Mount Fox is an isolated, well-preserved, dormant volcano, protected within the 215 hectare area of Mount Fox, Girringun National Park. The rugged two-hour climb to its summit will simply take your breath away - the diversity of landscapes provide habitats for an incredible range of flora and fauna and combined with the elevation, brings cooler temperatures; Mt Fox is Hinchinbrook's hidden gem. Pack a picnic (and your hiking boots) for a romantic secluded mountain-top outing.
10 reasons why you NEED to visit Magnetic Island!
23 November 2020
Lucky for us, we discovered Maggie and want to share why this underrated little paradise full of private crystal-clear bays and teaming with local wildlife needs to move up on your travel list!
Must-do Eco bucket list
14 October 2020
Whether it’s out on the water or in your hotel, make sure you’re choosing to stay sustainable with these eco-friendly experiences in Townsville North Queensland.