Accommodation & Travel
A variety of Studio (double bed), Studio Twin (double+single bed) and Family (double+2 single beds) rooms are available at the Amaroo on Mandalay resort for $100 per night. Please contact them directly for bookings.
Townsville airport has direct connections to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns. There is also a bus service from Townsville to Cairns with Greyhound buses (5-6 hours) and a train with Queensland Rail (7 hours).
There are regular ferries between Townsville and Magnetic Island, an adult return ticket costs $29.