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The Strand, Townsville
(4.8/5 based on 1,500+ reviews on the web)
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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  • This strand has everything any tourist could possibly hope for. It is definitely work the visit and stay in Townsville. 
  • Beautiful place to chill out with the family. Lots of space for the kids to play/kick a ball, or play on the equipment/water park. A few places to eat at or buy take-away from, could do with some more...  more »
  • the best thing about this town...kids waterpark, adults rockpool, food and leisure...good for even a relaxing stroll