Mercure Hotel Townsville

t: 07 4759 4900 I e: [email protected]
166 Woolcock Street, Currajong QLD 4810

Situated on 11 lush, resort-style acres just minutes from the centre of Townsville and only two kilometres from the airport, the Mercure Hotel Townsville offers a tranquil, relaxing choice for business and holiday travellers visiting this beautiful gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. From the moment you arrive, you will enjoy a destination like no other hotel in Townsville. The comfort of our accommodation, complemented by warm, personalised guest service, ensures a truly relaxing stay.

At the Mercure Townsville, our locally inspired spirit and commitment to impeccable guest service ensure that you enjoy the quality that distinguishes the Accor Hotels experience. Come and discover why our property is the perfect destination for you.

SPECIAL OFFER: Preferred accommodation rates for entrants

Superior Room King Bed OR 2 King Single Beds Sat 19th** $199
Sun 20th $139

Offer Code: Paluma Push








Superior Room



Hidden Valley Cabins

Ian & Bonnie McLennan
t: 07 4770 8088 I e: [email protected]
67 McLennan Road, Hidden Valley 4816

Hidden Valley Cabins are an eco-friendly experience filled with fresh mountain air, crystal clear creeks and breathtaking sunsets only a short drive from Townsville, North Queensland.

For over 28 years, the McLennan family has been offering unique accommodation near Paluma Range National Park. Admire the magnificent surrounds while enjoying personalised service, great food and wine and unique accommodation.







Paluma Environmental Education Centre (Budget/Dorm Accommodation)

The Paluma Environmental Education Center offers bunk style rooms with shared amenities and some with ensuite (check floor plans below). The cost is $45 per person per night.

For more information please read through the documents provided below.


To book a spot in the Environmental Education Center please choose from the options below. If you would like to share a room with your friends or family please advise us who you would like to share with.

Misthaven Holiday Units

Rainforest Inn










Hidden Valley

Camping is available at the Hidden Valley Cricket Ground at a reasonable cost in the form of a set donation to the Hidden Valley Rural Fire Brigade

Paluma Dam

A camping permit is required and can be obtained through Townsville City Council's website here.

Online booking can only be done 60 days in advance so be quick to get one of these sites.

On the morning of the race the road from the Dam to Paluma is closed at 8am. You will need to pack up early to get back to Paluma to beat the road closure, and to be in time for the race start.


If you are travelling from afar Townsville has a range of accommodation types available. Most airline carriers fly direct to Townsville from each of the major cities and car hire is also available through the usual providers.