Spring is here and it’s the perfect time to enjoy a holiday to Townsville!  Here’s just a few of the great things you could do during your visit:

Check out the spring arrivals at Billabong Sanctuary
See your favourite Australian Animals on the shores of the Billabong. You’ll see koalas, kangaroos, crocodiles, emus, echidnas and much more at Billabong Sanctuary Townsville. Find out more.

Explore Australia’s first underwater museum!
Now here’s one to tick off the bucket list! Visit the world-class Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) with a Museum of Underwater Art and Great Barrier Reef Snorkelling Day Trip or Museum of Underwater Art and Great Barrier Reef Diving Day Trip.

Enjoy a spring picnic
Did you know Townsville has over 300 parks and open space areas? Take advantage of our outdoor lifestyle with a spring picnic; check out some of our favourite Townsville picnic spots. 

Ride the ferry to Magnetic Island
Mariners North Holiday Apartments is just a short stroll from the Breakwater Ferry Terminal where you can hop on a ferry to Magnetic Island. The trip is just 20 minutes and there are up to 18 return services daily. Once on the island you explore the secluded beaches, go snorkelling, hike the Forts Walk and more. Book your Townsville to Magnetic Island Return Ferry.

Take in a Castle Hill sunset or sunrise
Enjoy the views from atop Castle Hill during your stay. The giant pink granite monolith that stands proud in the centre of Townsville is an excellent vantage point for catching a sunrise or sunset.

Savour the spring weather on The Strand
Our location on The Strand is ideal for walking along the sandy shoreline, enjoying a BBQ on the foreshore, taking a refreshing dip in the swimming areas, fishing at The Strand Pier and letting the kids play at one of the playgrounds or the always popular Strand Water Park!

Dive the SS Yongala
The SS Yongala shipwreck is located in the centre of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and is considered one of the world’s top 10 wreck dives!

Take a day trip to chase some waterfalls!
Townsville’s surrounding regions offer some amazing waterfalls including Australia’s highest permanent single drop waterfall. Find out more.

Splash and play
Enjoy our onsite facilities including sparkling saltwater swimming pool, hot tub, full size tennis court and BBQ facilities

Enjoy the views
Take in the views from your oceanfront apartment here at Mariners North Holiday Apartments 

Photo credit: Townsville Strand by Megan MacKinnon