The Venue

Quayside Terminal is a ‘dry hire’ venue which requires all function requirements including tables, seating, catering, security and audio visual equipment to be sourced externally. This allows hirees control over their dream wedding and other events, with the flexibility to make it your own.

Visit our Service Providers page for our list of preferred caterers, security, event management and audio/visual partners.


  • Full Terminal Hire (Two Days) - $4,450.00 inc. GST
  • Full Terminal Hire (One Day)   - $3,045.00 inc. GST
  • Breezeway Hire   -   $1,260.00 inc. GST
  • Garden Ceremony (Per Hour) - $125.00 inc. GST 

Main Hall

The main hall of Quayside Terminal features glass walls which gives guests uninterrupted views of the city across to Magnetic Island, Castle Hill and the CBD. With an internal floor area of approximately 710 square metres, the main hall has the capacity to seat approximately 720 people in a theatre style, 470 in a round table seated configuration or 400 in a rectangular seated configuration. For standing events or exhibitions, the main hall can accommodate up to 1,000 guests at any one time. 

Floor plans are available to assist with your desired event set up:

Blank floor plan

Banquet floor plan (round tables)


The outdoor area located immediately outside Quayside Terminal is called the Breezeway, which is perfect for your wedding ceremony, corporate/social dinner or cocktail function. The Breezeway consists of an area of approximately 500 square metres and enjoys panoramic views across Townsville. 

The Breezeway can be used exclusively for your event or can serve as a pre-dinner drinks area for your function being held in the main hall space.

Location and Transport

Quayside Terminal is conveniently located just two kilometres from Townsville CBD, on the boundary of the Port of Townsville at the end of Lennon Drive.

The front of Quayside Terminal has seven bays available for coach parking as well as ample space for taxi queuing and a vehicle pick up and drop off area.

Parking for guests attending events at Quayside Terminal is available off Creek Street (400 metres from Quayside Terminal) – located opposite Fantasea Cruising Magnetic Island. A car park location map is available here. There is also a small car park available directly beside Quayside Terminal which has 12 parking spots. 

Terms and Conditions

Quayside Terminal is owned and operated by Port of Townsville Limited.

Click here for a current copy of our Venue Hire Contract including all terms and conditions.

For more information or to make a booking contact us on 07 4781 1653 or email

Cruise Schedule

A Federal Government restriction is current for all international cruise ships entering into Australian waters until 17 June, 2021.