Townsville Flights GuideTownsville is a city on the northeast coast of Queensland, Australia. Townsville is close to the Magnetic Island, the Wet Tropics, and the Great Barrier Reef. Queensland's attractions include Reef HQ Aquarium, Museum of Tropical Queensland, Australian Institute of Marine Science, Billabong Sanctuary, Castle Hill, Botanic Gardens, and Cultural Centre. You can also find scuba diving, crabbing, fishing, waterskiing, and kayaking in and around Townsville.
You can take a ferry to Magnetic Island. You can take a helicopter flight to Orpheus Island and Port Hinchinbrook, from where you can take a ferry to Hinchinbrook Island National Park. You can fly nonstop to Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne, Mackay, Rockhampton, and Sydney. You can also take the train to other towns in Queensland. Trains run either a north-south route or an east-west route.
Townsville has a tropical climate. Winter brings the southeast trade winds, warm days, cool nights, and rather dry conditions. November to April is wet season when most of the rain falls with higher temperatures and higher humidity.The best time to visit Townsville is from May to October when the temperatures are warm but not hot, rainfall is generally low, nights are cool, humidity is at its lowest, and sunshine is plenty.