Townsville is a city on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. Townsville is adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef, and offers quick connections to Magnetic Island. Townsville itself has long tropical beaches and a large aquarium housing flora and fauna from the Great Barrier Reef. You can book your Magnetic Island ferry with AFerry.
The port of Townsville was founded in 1864 and is the third largest seaport in Queensland after the Central Queensland Port in Gladstone and the Port of Brisbane. It is located north of the Ross River and south of the mouth of Ross Creek. Townsville has a population of just over 170,000 people and is widely seen as the unofficial Capital of North Queensland.