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The Strand, Townsville

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#1 of 86 in Things to do in Townsville
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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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  • What a wonderful recreational area along the Strand. It’s really well planned & plenty of tropical foliage for shade. Swimming area, playgrounds & waterpark is safe & well set out.  more »
  • Lots of walkers in the morning and afternoon good breeze, needs more pop up restaurants/ bars and transportation along the esplanade every 1/2 hour back and fourth to Palmer st area just to get...  more »

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