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Accommodation Suggestions

The 2018 Barrier Reef Congress is being conducted at the Townsville Stadium, located at 40-48 Murray Lyons Crescent, Annandale.

There is an extensive range and variety of accommodation available in Townsville, however there is no accommodation available within a short walk of the venue.

There is quality accommodation available right across the city with most of the accommodation found in 3 main areas:

The Strand / North Ward. This area offers a variety of accommodation styles and easy access to the foreshore and magnificent views of Cleveland Bay and Magnetic Island.

The City Centre / Palmer Street. This area also offers a variety of accommodation styles with entertainment venues and restaurants within easy walking distance.

Bowen Road. This is the closest area to the Congress venue with a number of motels offering the traditional motel style accommodation.

Accommodation Packages provided by Tropical Travel and Accommodation

For visitors seeking more information regarding accommodation and things to do the following websites may be a starting point.

Townsville, North Queensland


The Organizing Committee is investigating options to assist visitors with transport to and from the venue.