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In the heart of Townsville’s CBD, Comfort Inn Robert Towns is ideally located for sightseeing and is only a short stroll to cinemas, shopping and the government precinct.

A 5 minute walk will take you to The Strand, a seaside foreshore located in Townsville that has a magnificent view of the Port of Townsville and Magnetic Island, as well as views stretching all the way out to Cape Cleveland.  The Strand has a recreational park, restaurants, cafes, free water park perfect for the little ones and big ones too, picnic areas and swimming pools.

 

There is always something going on in the far north of Queensland. From festivals to cultural events you take your pick. Check out some of Townsville’s upcoming events, there is something here for everyone.

SOME UP COMING EVENTS IN TOWNSVILLE

28th Oct - 5th Nov 2017 Rugby League World Cup – Townsville to host three pool matches. In 2017, the best players and teams from around the globe will descend on Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea for the Rugby League World Cup. The tournament will see 14 teams play 28 games over five weeks – all hoping to be crowned world cup winners, in what is the pinnacle event in international Rugby League. Townsville Stadium, the home of the North Queensland Cowboys will host three pool matches over two weekends, in what is set to be the biggest sporting event in Australia during 2017. The action will kick off in Townsville, when Fiji take on the USA followed by a double header featuring USA vs Italy and Fiji vs Wales. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be at the Rugby League World Cup in Townsville. Find Out More...

15th October 2017 The Color Run is a five kilometre, un-timed fun run, where thousands of participants, or as they like to call them “Color Runners”, are doused from head to toe with their coloured powder at each kilometre. With only two rules, the idea is easy to follow: 1 . Wear white at the starting line 2 . Finish plastered in colour! The fun doesn’t stop at the Finish Line! Their epic Finish Festival will give the chance for all their fabulous Color Runners to burn a few extra calories by showing off their finest dance moves! Think music, dancing and of course their infamous Color Throws! Trust them when they say, this is the best post-5k party on the planet!...

31st August – 5th September 2017 Bringing together the excitement of competitive sailing and community events, along with the ambience of Magnetic Island each August, SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week offers an experience to remember. With top notch racing, live bands and partying galore, the shore side program of this annual regatta is sure to leave you wanting more year after year. You don't need to be a competitive sailor to participate in this great event, there is something available for everyone whether it be jumping onboard a racing yacht or partying after dark with the crews at one of the social functions. Find Out More...

31st Aug - 3rd Sept 2017 Witness first-hand the thrilling atmosphere of a North Queensland Toyota Cowboys home game at 1300SMILES Stadium in 2017! Leading the charge is four-time Dally M winner Johnathan Thurston and Australian and Queensland representative Matt Scott, backed up by reigning dual Dally M winner Jason Taumalolo and an outstanding lineup of state and international representatives and NRL talent, assembled by head coach Paul Green. The Cowboys won an NRL record of 11 out of 12 regular season home games in 2016, delighting passionate members and fans and delivering the exciting brand of attacking football they’re known for. Secure your tickets now to see these 12 action-packed match days full of live entertainment, on-field competitions and rugby league at its best!...

28th July - 6th August 2017 The ‘Strand Ephemera’ is a free sculptural event that has developed to be a locally loved, nationally significant. The event attracts over 100 thousand visitors annually. 2017 will be the biggest ‘Strand Ephemera’ in the 16 year history of the event, featuring an exhibition of site-specific curated works chosen from a call for Australian and International artists as well as a range of musical and theatre performances. There will also be a range of workshops, guided tours and photographic competitions.  Find out more....

3rd – 6th August 2017 Witness first-hand the thrilling atmosphere of a North Queensland Toyota Cowboys home game at 1300SMILES Stadium in 2017!  Leading the charge is Johnathan Thurston and Australian and Matt Scott, backed up by Jason Taumalolo and an outstanding lineup of state and international representatives and NRL talent, assembled by head coach Paul Green. The Cowboys won an NRL record of 11 out of 12 regular season home games in 2016, delighting passionate members and fans and delivering the exciting brand of attacking football they’re known for. Find Out More...

28th July - 5th Aug 2017 Enjoy the wonderfully unique and innovative nine day program of 30 concerts set in the tropical warmth of Townsville, North Queensland. Featuring some of the finest musicians from around the world. For 26 years this festival has earned a reputation for the quality of its performances along with its friendly, intimate and relaxed atmosphere. There is truly nothing else like it in the world. Find out more....

7th – 9th July 2017 North Queensland’s loudest weekend is coming for the Virgin Australian Supercars Townsville 400.   Get your dose of high octane Supercars racing through the streets of Townsville and exciting on and off track entertainment. Topped off with performances by some of Australia’s most iconic Musicians Jimmy Barnes and James Reyne performing under the Supertop on Saturday the 8th July 2017. Find out more....