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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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The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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A fantastic place to visit for visitors and locals alike. Amazing views , beautiful landscapes and walking path that goes for kilometres. Great for those looking to relax, go for a jog or swim or just sit under a palm tree with some fish and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank craigcY7422JW
Reviewed 6 days ago

This a great location for a picnic or to have a BBq and then enjoy the breeze off the water on a hot day. Whether walking along the pathways or taking a swim The Stand is a great place to be outdoors

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank H1654HZpeters
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the prettiest place to stroll to enjoy the beauty of the Coral Sea. It’s not very commercial which is the main reason why it is so pleasant.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to stay and visit when your in Townsville Lots of nice restaurants, a scenic place to walk along the shoreline with a view of Magnetic Island We stayed at the Aquarius apartments, balcony facing the ocean

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank E3647OAsandya
Reviewed 1 week ago

We live nearby and this is by far our favourite place. We try to get down there and walk it at least once a day, and sometimes twice, there are always plenty of people down there and I feel really safe and everyone is friendly....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cruiserkids
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Strand is beautiful but a little disappointed with the lack of shops for tourists to browse through while taking a stroll along the Strand. Plenty of food outlets and the ones we tried were excellent but boutique shopping would make it even better!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sue H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Park up, enjoy the view and eat and drink your way down the street. Nothing much else to it and there doesn’t need to be.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank naomitidballsmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful place to relax, eat & roam looking at amazing views ! Great restaurants for all meals & coffee stops. A public pool, along with children’s water play parks along the way. Exercise area, who needs Gym ?

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kateaustralia4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely place to stay and the foreshoe is beautiful with a view over to Msggie Island. Have been out exercising in the morning and am amazed by the number of people using the paths: running, walking, picnicing, rowing, surf boating, swimming (a few pool...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 188petere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Strand extends along the Townsville city foreshore for quite some distance and is an exceptional area to visit.There is walking path and also large grassed areas shaded by trees. With the off shore breeze is very pleasant indeed, even in February when we were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Barbara B
20 June 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
7 May 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
15 March 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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