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Virtual Stay-cation Social Series

Virtual Stay-cation Social Series

Whether you call it a virtual staycation, or an online holistay, Townsville North Queensland will be inspiring the future wave of visitors with a new online content series, featuring virtual reality e...

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See a new side of the Great Barrier Reef from Townsville

See a new side of the Great Barrier Reef from Townsville

From shipwrecks to submerged art....

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How to have the perfect Townsville getaway

How to have the perfect Townsville getaway

Everything you need to know to make the most of The ‘Ville....

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Road trip planner: The Whitsundays to Cairns in 10 days

Road trip planner: The Whitsundays to Cairns in 10 days

Hear that? Adventure is calling....

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Road trip hack: How to camp from Brisbane to Cairns on the cheap

Road trip hack: How to camp from Brisbane to Cairns on the cheap

Start your engines! We’re about to road trip #hack our way from Brisbane to Cairns with this cheap camping guide....

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11 Queensland islands perfect for a weekend escape

11 Queensland islands perfect for a weekend escape

Just because it’s a short time, doesn’t mean it can’t be a good time....

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7 reasons to book a stay at Townsville’s The Ville

7 reasons to book a stay at Townsville’s The Ville

What to do while staying at Townsville’s hippest new resort...

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How to Discover Every Inch of Hinchinbrook Island

How to Discover Every Inch of Hinchinbrook Island

Immerse yourself in the natural splendour of a floating national park....

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How to plan your dream road trip along the Pacific Coast Way

How to plan your dream road trip along the Pacific Coast Way

Must-dos on the road from Brisbane to Cairns ...

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Discover Charters Towers

Discover Charters Towers

Dust off the akubra and discover an authentic Australian outback experience...

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The 7 best things to do on Magnetic Island

The 7 best things to do on Magnetic Island

Not just magnetic by name....

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5 ways to find paradise at Magnetic Island

5 ways to find paradise at Magnetic Island

Uncover your own perfect paradise at Magnetic Island...

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5 ways to discover Townsville’s fascinating history

5 ways to discover Townsville’s fascinating history

Uncover the mystery of the past....

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7 unique Queensland accommodation options for a one-of-a-kind experience

7 unique Queensland accommodation options for a one-of-a-kind experience

Unforgettable accommodation with a twist....

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7 historic Queensland towns to explore

7 historic Queensland towns to explore

Feel the past come to life around you....

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Let us entertain you!

Let us entertain you!

From the roar of the V8s to sounds of the final siren, 2020 is jam-packed with events that will have you on the edge of your seat....

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Here’s how to explore Queensland like an eco-tourist

Here’s how to explore Queensland like an eco-tourist

A holiday heavy on going green....

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All the best things to do in Charters Towers

All the best things to do in Charters Towers

More than just gold. ...

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A local’s guide to Townsville

A local’s guide to Townsville

Life’s more fun off the beaten track. ...

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Easter Camping Holidays Guide: Where to camp in Queensland

Easter Camping Holidays Guide: Where to camp in Queensland

Easter= hot cross buns and camping holidays....

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The Pacific Coast Way: road-tripping from Cairns to Brisbane

The Pacific Coast Way: road-tripping from Cairns to Brisbane

Put the keys in the ignition and cruise your way from Cairns to Brisbane with this epic 8-day itinerary....

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Your must-do eco bucket list for Townsville North Queensland

Your must-do eco bucket list for Townsville North Queensland

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. ...

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30 of the best things to do in and around Townsville

30 of the best things to do in and around Townsville

Whether it's a night at the drive-in or a platypus safari, it's time to explore Townsville....

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What to pack when hiking Hinchinbrook Island’s Thorsborne Trail

What to pack when hiking Hinchinbrook Island’s Thorsborne Trail

It's remote, rugged and off the grid. Here's an expert's advice on what to take with you....

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8 natural wonders you should experience in Townsville

8 natural wonders you should experience in Townsville

Sometimes it’s good to go off the beaten track....

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7 jaw-dropping Queensland islands you can rent

7 jaw-dropping Queensland islands you can rent

Seven freakishly beautiful island resorts you can rent like a rock star (for paparazzi-free holidays with absolute privacy)....

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More must-visit Queensland islands you’ve never heard of

More must-visit Queensland islands you’ve never heard of

Consider this a public service announcement for your island explorations....

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The most beautiful beaches in Queensland

The most beautiful beaches in Queensland

Find your dose of vitamin sea....

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10 of the best beach camping spots in Queensland

10 of the best beach camping spots in Queensland

Queensland’s beaches are always pitch perfect....

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Which Queensland island suits your next tropical escape?

Which Queensland island suits your next tropical escape?

Get to know the islands calling Queensland home....

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Discover the best family-friendly islands in Queensland

Discover the best family-friendly islands in Queensland

With over 2,000 islands dotted in Queensland waters, finding the right one to fit your family is easy....

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Swim, ride, run: kid-friendly endurance events across Queensland

Swim, ride, run: kid-friendly endurance events across Queensland

Join the #fitfam movement....

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How to explore the Great Barrier Reef in a day

How to explore the Great Barrier Reef in a day

The reef's open 24/7. Here's your AM to PM guide....

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The best luxury resorts and hotels in Queensland

The best luxury resorts and hotels in Queensland

Make it rain secluded islands and private infinity pools. ...

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Which Great Barrier Reef precinct is for you?

Which Great Barrier Reef precinct is for you?

The Great Barrier Reef was never going to be conquered in a day – figure out where to head first with this bucket list....

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Get a lil’ dirt on those boots: a guide to country Queensland

Get a lil’ dirt on those boots: a guide to country Queensland

Experience a lesser-known side to the Sunshine State. ...

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The best luxury islands in Queensland you need to visit

The best luxury islands in Queensland you need to visit

We've saved you a spot on the sand at the best luxury islands in Queensland....

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20 of the best things to do with kids in Townsville and beyond

20 of the best things to do with kids in Townsville and beyond

From breakfast with the koalas on Maggie Island to Texas-style wagon rides in Charters Towers, no matter your budget, there's plenty to see and do in the sunshine capital of the state!...

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The Aussie bucket list: Reef, rainforest and outback in 10 days

The Aussie bucket list: Reef, rainforest and outback in 10 days

The ultimate school holiday road trip to see rainforest, reef and outback. We can already hear you hitching the caravan now! ...

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The ultimate top 14 Queensland experiences

The ultimate top 14 Queensland experiences

Are these Queensland experiences on your bucket list?...

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A healthy eating guide to Townsville and Tropical North Queensland

A healthy eating guide to Townsville and Tropical North Queensland

North Queensland turns on the turmeric, charcoal and kombucha with the best of them....

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6 Queensland fine dining experiences to tick off your food bucket list

6 Queensland fine dining experiences to tick off your food bucket list

There are few things more beautiful than a perfectly curated degustation....

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The 5 most unforgettable dining experiences on the Great Barrier Reef

The 5 most unforgettable dining experiences on the Great Barrier Reef

Step aside natural wonder, we’re here for the food....

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9 Townsville restaurants and cafes you need to try

9 Townsville restaurants and cafes you need to try

Who's hungry?...

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Bucket-list worthy beach horse riding tours in Queensland

Bucket-list worthy beach horse riding tours in Queensland

I like long walks on the beach... with a horse....

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Explore 12 of the best dog-friendly beaches in Queensland

Explore 12 of the best dog-friendly beaches in Queensland

Queensland's local pups have sniffed out the best beaches....

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Epic running routes in Queensland: 10 places to run yourself fit

Epic running routes in Queensland: 10 places to run yourself fit

Get your blood pumping by going for a run around some of Queensland's most scenic backdrops....

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8 Father’s Day ideas for your World’s Best Dad

8 Father’s Day ideas for your World’s Best Dad

Don't become a statistic this Father's Day....

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How to hike the Thorsborne Trail on Hinchinbrook Island

How to hike the Thorsborne Trail on Hinchinbrook Island

This is as epic as they come....

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6 things to do in Townsville these school holidays

6 things to do in Townsville these school holidays

Koalas and picnics and snorkelling, oh my! There are plenty of things to do in Townsville these school hols....

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Reef, Rainforest and Ranch: Townsville to Mission Beach in 4 Days

Reef, Rainforest and Ranch: Townsville to Mission Beach in 4 Days

Take this road trip from Townsville to Mission Beach and experience Indigenous culture along the way....

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18 hot Queensland events to get you through winter

18 hot Queensland events to get you through winter

Warm up your weekends with a swag of fun events that'll get the heart pumping....

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20 (almost) free things to do in Townsville

20 (almost) free things to do in Townsville

Whether you're after an adventure or something tasty, there are plenty of cheap and free things to do in Townsville that won't break the bank. ...

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12 must-do Autumn events in Queensland

12 must-do Autumn events in Queensland

You'll be fallin' hard for these must-do autumn events (get it?). ...

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48 hours in Queensland’s Little Italy (AKA Ingham)

48 hours in Queensland’s Little Italy (AKA Ingham)

New York has Little Italy. Queensland has Ingham, a slice of Italia, with more than half its population identifying as Italian....

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78 things to do in school holidays with the kids

78 things to do in school holidays with the kids

There will be no more "I'm bored" with this ultimate school holidays guide....

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50 fun things to do this summer

50 fun things to do this summer

It's time to slip, slop, slap and get back into those togs. ...

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A local’s guide to healthy holidays in Townsville

A local’s guide to healthy holidays in Townsville

Meet Townsville: your outdoor gymnasium....

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5 photos that’ll make you want to drop everything and chase Wallaman Falls

5 photos that’ll make you want to drop everything and chase Wallaman Falls

Excuse us while we pack our bags......

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The ultimate Townsville and Magnetic Island accommodation guide

The ultimate Townsville and Magnetic Island accommodation guide

With accommodation options to suit every traveller and budget, book your dose of Vitamin D now....

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Grind the rail(way)s: 5 days ‘train-ing’ to dive in Queensland

Grind the rail(way)s: 5 days ‘train-ing’ to dive in Queensland

Train-hopping along the Queensland coast means less driving, more diving, and one of the most scenic surface intervals in the world. ...

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7 of the best active family holidays in Queensland

7 of the best active family holidays in Queensland

Swap the screens for outdoor adventures on your next family holiday....

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48 hours on Magnetic Island

48 hours on Magnetic Island

When the scientific laws of magnets are applied between holiday goers and Magnetic Island the results speak for themselves. It's love at first sight. ...

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S’mores at the ready: The best campfire spots in Queensland

S’mores at the ready: The best campfire spots in Queensland

Don't forget the guitar and marshmallows. ...

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Where to get your PADI diving certification on the Great Barrier Reef

Where to get your PADI diving certification on the Great Barrier Reef

And earn bragging rights when asked "Where did you learn to dive?"....

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7 reasons why you need to holiday on Orpheus Island

7 reasons why you need to holiday on Orpheus Island

This Great Barrier Reef island dishes up a tropical escape worthy of any rock star. ...

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Top Queensland cruise holidays to add to your bucket list

Top Queensland cruise holidays to add to your bucket list

Tick off Queensland's bucket list destinations - and finally get the "I'm on a boat" shot - with these cruise holidays. ...

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Reel ’em in: The best places to catch a marlin in Queensland

Reel ’em in: The best places to catch a marlin in Queensland

Get your reeling arms ready to catch your lifelong dreams....

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Learn the lingo: Scuba slang and underwater terminology

Learn the lingo: Scuba slang and underwater terminology

Study up and you’ll be a bona fide dive guru in no time....

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Mountain bike trails and MTB events you don’t want to miss in 2017

Mountain bike trails and MTB events you don’t want to miss in 2017

Check out these options and see how you can best turn mountains into giant playgrounds....

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Into the blue: the best hotel pools in Queensland

Into the blue: the best hotel pools in Queensland

Climate-controlled? Check. Tropical fishies? Check. Private plunge pools? You betcha. Dive in, yo. ...

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How to explore Magnetic Island by land, sea and sky

How to explore Magnetic Island by land, sea and sky

To truly appreciate Magnetic Island in all her glorious forms, you’ve got to go beyond the bitumen....

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Go off grid at these epic island camping sites in Queensland

Go off grid at these epic island camping sites in Queensland

There's camping, and then there's island camping....

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Pitch Perfect: A camping hater’s guide to national parks

Pitch Perfect: A camping hater’s guide to national parks

Forget roughing it. Here’s your dose of camping and comfort! ...

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14-day road trip: Use what yo’ mama (nature) gave you

14-day road trip: Use what yo’ mama (nature) gave you

Golden beaches, palm trees and pineapples... that’s only scratching the surface! Get set for adventure in Mother Nature with this ultimate road trip....

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Top scuba diving courses and tours from Townsville

Top scuba diving courses and tours from Townsville

Popped your scuba diving cherry with a Discover Scuba Dive and now want to tick off the ol' scuba certification? Get it done (or should we say down) in Townsville. ...

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What to expect: Scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef for the first time

What to expect: Scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef for the first time

If you’re happy staying on the surface, then snorkelling is king. But if you're frustrated you can’t hold your breath long enough, then read on, dear diver....

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Brew-tastic: Queensland’s best craft beers revealed

Brew-tastic: Queensland’s best craft beers revealed

Mark my words, the beer era is upon us! Hop to it, with this wrap up of Queensland's favourite 7 craft breweries. ...

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The Great Barrier Reef safari you never knew existed

The Great Barrier Reef safari you never knew existed

Imagine a deserted island where the beach is made up of eons of coral skeletons and fringing reef spreads out from the shore. Sound like heaven? ...

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How to spend 48 hours in Townsville

How to spend 48 hours in Townsville

There's more to Townsville than reef and rainforest. Here's how to spend a weekend in the city's heart....

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Forget New York; Townsville’s boutique shopping is better than you think

Forget New York; Townsville’s boutique shopping is better than you think

From antiques to fashion, homewares and furniture, Townsville's shopping scene will get your retail heart racing faster....

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Rambutan in Townsville is not your average backpacker hostel

Rambutan in Townsville is not your average backpacker hostel

The Rambutan Resort in Townsville is setting a new benchmark as Australia’s first glam-packers resort, with high-quality accommodation and rooftop pool bar!...

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Where to get the best breakfast in Townsville

Where to get the best breakfast in Townsville

Fuel up for the day with breakfast at one of these top Townsville cafes, with plenty of kid-friendly, gluten-free, organic and hipster milk options on tap....

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15 works to capture on the Townsville street art photography trail

15 works to capture on the Townsville street art photography trail

15 pieces of street art to snap around the laneways and alleys of Townsville....

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The adventures of Monty and Mooshi in Townsville

The adventures of Monty and Mooshi in Townsville

Life is short, so run fast....

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Australia’s own Titanic: 10 things you never knew about the S.S. Yongala

Australia’s own Titanic: 10 things you never knew about the S.S. Yongala

Like, just how did the SS Yongala end up 25m underwater off Townsville?...

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