Townsville is a unique, exciting and thoroughly welcoming destination for cruise ships, their passengers and crew. Townsville Port's Quayside Terminal is a near-new cruise ship facility, and guarantees a friendly and professional welcome and departure experience for all cruise ships and their guests. The terminal provides free wi-fi internet access and a wi-fi lounge.
Townsville is the number one port in Australia for copper, zinc, lead and sugar exports and services 70 per cent of the Northern Australia population. More than 20 shipping lines operate out of the Townsville Port, offering more 40 services and covering 136 ports around the world.
The Port of Townsville was crowned the Australian Port or Terminal of the Year in both 2015 and 2016.