Travelers are voting Cape Cleveland Light as the best lighthouse near Townsville. There are 1 lighthouse near Townsville a city just 38 km from Townsville and 1 lighthouse near Cairns which is 179 km distant. The most popular of these are Cape Cleveland Light near Townsville and Fitzroy Island Light in Cairns. You can find 8 lighthouses in Queensland and 37 lighthouses in the country of Australia. Our members favorite in Queensland is Cape Moreton Light and North Mole Lighthouse is the top pick in Australia. Want more? Check out our map of lighthouses near Townsville.