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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  • Great to walk ride or run along the stand. Many other likeminded people were taking their dogs for walks or relaxing by the beach or rockpool  more »
  • The Strand Townsville never tires. Walk is just one of those things to do, with restaurants and cafes to choose when you so desire. A must.  more »

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