Travelers are voting Cape Cleveland Light as the best lighthouse near Townsville. There is 1 lighthouse near Cairns a city just 175 km from Townsville. The most popular of these is Fitzroy Island Light near Cairns. You can find 8 lighthouses in Queensland and 37 lighthouses in the country of Australia. Our members favorite in Queensland is Sandy Cape Light and Smoky Cape Lighthouse is the top pick in Australia. Want more? Check out our map of lighthouses near Townsville.