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“Enjoying the sites”
Review of The Strand

The Strand
Ranked #1 of 92 things to do in Townsville
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 walkway offers spectacular views across to Magnetic Island and is popular for runners, walkers and kids with bikes and scooters. Enjoy the ocean breezes with a meal at one of the restaurants or cafes there. Alternatively treat the whole family to a barbecue or beach picnic. With a number of fantastic playgrounds and the popular Strand Water Park, The Strand will keep the kids entertained for hours. Take a swim in the ocean or the rock pool, test your balance on a Stand-Up Paddle Board or land on the beach after the adrenalin rush of skydiving! Enjoy the shade of the palm trees with a good book or grab a gelato and just enjoy the stunning views. For fishing enthusiasts, the jetty is a great spot to cast a line. At the end of The Strand, discover Jezzine Barracks and uncover the stories of Townsville's settlement. Learn of the regions significant military and indigenous history and enjoy the outdoor art.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

You will never know unless you go.
Great eateries both on and off the water.
There is something for everyone whether it be a view or a feed.
and the view is pretty good

Thank Matermack
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Excellent for a walk, a coffee, a drink or meal. Fishing from the pier, paddling or swimming in the safe enclosure. Loved my morning walks and evening chills here.

Thank treajules
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Everyone was using every inch of the strand for family picnics etc what my what blew me away was the politeness and frienfmdliness of the children. Great to see the strand really well used!!

Thank Faith W
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The strand is a great area to spend whiling away the hours. With great views and plenty to do, you definitely won’t be bored. You could enjoy the beach or go to the nearby parks. You could make use of the outdoor fitness park or enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant. There is something for everyone at the strand.

Thank The-Modern-Marauder
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

The strand is a nice walk along the seafront it’s very well cared for and very clean . There’s plenty of parking and it’s free to park
. Plenty of shade and places to eat and drink

Thank Jimpendrigh
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