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The Strand, Townsville

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Beach · Nature / Park
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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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  • Lovely views and breezes, lots of shade and wide pathways to accommodate bikes and skaters. Clean amenities. 
    Lovely views and breezes, lots of shade and wide pathways to accommodate bikes and skaters. Clean amenities.  more »
  • We loved the lay back feel of this beach-side strip. Plenty of dining options, and very popular. Great views over to Magnetic Island made for great sunset views. 
    We loved the lay back feel of this beach-side strip. Plenty of dining options, and very popular. Great views over to Magnetic Island made for great sunset views.  more »

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