Townsville is located about halfway between the tip of Cape York and Brisbane. The Ross River flows from the foothills of the Hervey and Mount Stuart ranges to its outlet in Cleveland Bay, where the CBD’s skyline is dominated by the distinctive Castle Hill and Magnetic Island lies just eight kilometres offshore.
The Townsville North Queensland region is made up of a number of destinations: Charters Towers and Ravenswood, Hinchinbrook, Paluma Range National Park, Burdekin, the Palm Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. The city of Townsville has a population nearing 200,00 people, with the broader region at an estimated total population of over 236,000.
Townsville North Queensland enjoys over 300 days of sunshine per year, with an average maximum temperature of 31°C in summer and a warm 25°C during the winter months.
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Getting Around Townsville - traffic, transport and parking
Global Eco Asia-Pacific will be staged at the Rydges Southbank Convention Centre located on Palmer Street next to the Rydges Southbank Townsville hotel.
Rydges Southbank Convention Centre is a quick 10 minute walk to CBD hotels and restaurants plus a variety of local attractions including Reef HQ, Museum of Tropical Queensland, Cotters Markets, and The Strand. From your bae at Rydges Southbank Townsville on lively Palmer Street explore tropical North Queensland from the Billabong Sanctuary to picturesque Magnetic Island.