Townsville backpacker hostels are mostly situated close to Palmer Street in the CBD. They share this region with a lot of other Townsville accommodations and most of Townsville’s restaurants and dining. Palmer Street is within walking distance of the main CBD area where you can find many of the city’s attractions. The museum and the Reef HQ display are close by.
There are a number of hostels offered in Townsville, many of which have great ambiance and entertainment for backpackers and also have convenient locations. Hostels in Townsville are reasonably priced, well kept, and serviced frequently, ensuring that guests are content with the quality of the room in which they are staying. If you are traveling through the region, also see our Magnetic Island backpacker page and our Mission Beach backpacker page. Most backpackers who stay in Townsville make the trip to Magnetic Island and many of them like to spend a few days enjoying this beautiful island.
Plenty of Backpackers’ accommodation is available on Magnetic Island in places like Horseshoe Bay and Nelly Bay. Townsville and Magnetic Island are popular spots for visiting backpackers.