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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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  • The Strand Townsville has something for all age groups. A waterpark for the children, an outdoor Gym set-up, eateries, bar, coffee/gelato cafes all on the esplanade.  more »
  • Was a very nice walk a lot off space people walking dogs and enjoying the day out. Most off the time very friendly people  more »
  • enjoyed time and views across water, relaxing with numerous activities for the more serious or into fitness.  more »