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The Strand, Townsville

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.8/5 based on 1,400+ 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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  • Wow wow wow What an amazing job the council have done on the fully revamped Water Park. It opened yesterday and the word was out. So many people were there. It is amazing Great for the young and not s...  read more »
  • Lovely sea breezes and views of Magnetic Island. Plenty of eateries to choose from and activities and walks to suit everybody. 
  • Decided to spend the afternoon at the strand had a really nice gelato and the views were very spectacular, the paths and the gardens were well kept and very clean but would have liked to have done a b...  read more »
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