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Immerse yourself in the Townsville way of life and discover The Strand, Townsville's thriving beach foreshore! With a relaxed, yet energetic vibe, The Strand is bursting with activities to excite the whole family. The two and a half kilometre...more
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All reviews water park gelato magnetic island southern end stinger nets restaurants and cafes exercise equipment an ice cream beach front stinger season beautiful walk fish and chips great place to walk walking path all ages shady trees across the road
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Go down and walk along the paths , enjoy a coffee at Julites on the beach front could not get any better than that.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 3 days ago

No visit to Townsville is complete without visiting the Strand. Great place to soak in the view of beautiful Magnetic Island and just relax. Many free BBQ's

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MrsGee2013
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This truly is a great part of the world. With the convenience of numerous places to eat, drink and dine there is something for everyone’s palate. The waterfront is always kept clean and tidy and their are numerous play areas for the kids. You can...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ISpeakTheTruth4U
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

No trip to Townsville Can be complete without a visit to the Strand . Rebuilt after a cyclone severely damaged the area it is now one of North Queenslands jewels. Weather you are a walker ,swimmer, runner or just a mosey along type of person...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wratts
Reviewed 5 days ago

A great place for couples & families to chill, relax & suntan. There’s a nice playground for the kids. Changing room & toilets available. Some very nice eatery along the Strand.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 228alicek
Reviewed 6 days ago

When visiting Townsville, the Strand is a must. I usually stay on the Strand, the views are beautiful, it is super clean and well maintained. I start each day with an early morning swim, and was pleasantly suprised to see teams of workers thoroughly scrubbing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lynne V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a walk, lots to see, eat and explore Lots of hotels, bars, takeaway & dining venues Obviously a favourite spot with the locals particularly early morning & evenings Great water play area for kids & toddlers, heaps of BBQ areas & patrolled...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant walk along the seaside. The beach has a stinger net enclosure with life guards. There are a few restaurants there. There is a water feature for children to enjoy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Suntanner71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic place to take the kids, there's the waterpark, the beach with stinger nets, playgrounds. And also for the adults there's little gyms along the way. Popular place for exercise enthusiasts. Plenty of accomodation along the strand and restaurants, cafes and bars....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lau_5567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk from the Jezzine Barracks all the way to the marina, and stop to visit Townsville's lagoons, playgrounds and parks. Go fishing from the pier, work out at one of exercise stations, or take a dip in the ocean from one of the protected beaches....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Barbara B
June 19, 2015|
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Response from CountryChick53 |
Hi Barbara B, It is easy to walk from the port to The Strand albeit is time poor it would not cost much for a taxi. Sueanne
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JDH154945
May 7, 2015|
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Response from heatermoo69 | Reviewed this property |
i recommend the aquarius beautiful views of the strand and magnetic island. only thing is no room service but there are restaurants bars etc close at hand. clean crisp and great views
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123charliepaul
March 15, 2015|
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Response from Janet J | Reviewed this property |
Hi CharliePaul, Not sure if you are looking for somewhere to stay with a motor home or looking to hire one? If you can give me a bit more information, I am happy to help find out some information for you.
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