The Strand, Townsville

4.8
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 great free activity (except for the Olympic Pool). Many opportunities for the little kids to play and cool down. It could do with a 3rd stinger net at the southern end of the beach. BBQ's kept clean...  more »
  • Everyone is definitely sure to find something welcoming, attention grabbing, peaceful or group/family orientated at The Strand, Townsville! With many restaurants, accommodation, sand and sea; you are ...  more »
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