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The Strand, Townsville

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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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  • Early morning walks along the Strand or spending time with little ones on the many attractions they have to entertain. Everyone is catered for here.  more »
  • A tropical beach in the middle of the city. There is a water park as well as parks for children and a restaurant on the beach.
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  • Absolutely beautiful experience wandering, strolling, resting, exercising, gazing, enjoying, admiring everything there is to do on The Strand in Townsville. Award Winning for sure.... Well done :)  more »

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