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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to The Strand and many more Townsville attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Townsville trip planning app .
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  • A really interesting walk along the stand. Plenty for the kids and refreshments along the way. Would recommend it for families staying in Townsville.  more »
  • We had a very pleasant walk along the Strand. The path was separated from the sea by grass and swaying trees offered shade. There were various amenities along the way such as a children’s playground, ...  more »
  • Duti gmy stayin Townsville i visited the strand several times whether for lunch or just a relaxing drink or a stroll along the waterfront. Each occasion ptovided beautiful scenery including views to M...  more »

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