For guests looking to stay in the center of Townsville, the Vivo Central Islington Apartments by Vivo Townsville is a boutique apartment hotel offering an excellent mix of stylishly appointed one, two and three bedroom apartments. Welcoming short and long term stays and only a 15 minute drive from Townsville Airport; our beautiful, self-contained apartments are the perfect base from which to explore all the attractions and activities of the area, including Magnetic Island. Situated a short five minute stroll to the city center and a leisurely walk from Townsville’s popular waterfront area known as the Strand, guests will find a variety of cafes, restaurants, bars, and shopping, public transport nearby and will close to major CBD offices. Guests are encouraged to access and enjoy the fantastic onsite facilities including an outdoor 25 meter swimming pool, gymnasium, spa, sauna, and BBQ area. Complimentary car parking is available for the guest convenience. All apartments are fully self-contained with fully equipped kitchen, dining and living area, separate bedrooms, air conditioning and balconies. Enjoy your stay.
Townsville is located in northeastern Queensland, Australia. An easy gateway to the city is provided via Townsville Airport (TSV) which offers connections to other major domestic cities.
Other than being a place of entry to the Great Barrier Reef, Townsville has a multitude of attractions that make it worth a visit. Located south of the city is the Billabong Sanctuary, a wildlife sanctuary where visitors can interact with animals such as kangaroos, crocodiles, and wombats. At Reef HQ, the largest living coral reef aquarium in the world can be found. The Museum of Tropical Queensland is located within the same complex, so they can both be visited in the same day.
When visiting Townsville, Magnetic Island is not to be missed. Over 800 koalas live on the island, which is also a part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. From the city, it only takes 25 minutes to reach the island by ferry.
Townsville is also known for Castle Hill, a granite monolith located 938 feet above the city. A major point of interest, multiple points from which to view the city can be found atop the monolith and while climbing.
Many different types of accommodations are located in the town, including backpacker hostels and luxury hotels perfect for a getaway. Whether you come to Townsville for business or vacation, there are hotels available to accommodate all types of visitors.