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The Strand, Townsville
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An important part of Townsville's history since the city was founded in the mid-19th century, The Strand is a long strip of the shore featuring a jetty, a recreational park, restaurants, cafes, and swimming pools. Recently named Australia's cleanest beachfront, the area hosts frequent festivities, fireworks displays, and art exhibitions. Consider checking out the city-sponsored program that highlights the area's many recreational options. You can choose to do one or all of the activities, including barbequing, swimming, cycling, skating, jogging, surfing, or diving. The program's events are popular with visitors and locals alike. Plan to see The Strand and other attractions that appeal to you using our Townsville trip generator.
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  • So much to see and do no matter what your age. Could be relaxing or exciting depending on your activities 
  • Townsville is going through a tough time at the moment with the lack of rainfall making it look very dry however The Strand is one of the jewels in its crown and a lovely place to visit for a stroll s...  more »
  • Amazing stretch of road, has a good variety of cafes and places to catch up with friends with an amazing view