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Address: Ross River Road | Pioneer Park, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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All I can say is wow, what an excellent job they have done of the area, I could easily live here. The lagoons are fantastic along with rope swings in to the river and sports... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

All I can say is wow, what an excellent job they have done of the area, I could easily live here. The lagoons are fantastic along with rope swings in to the river and sports facilities.

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Riverway is a wonderful walk close to the Willows Shopping Centre. The paths are well formed, walks are clearly signposted and it is a easy and pleasant stroll. There are different walks in the area but I did the Riverway circuit which is 3.7 km. I walked across the Federation footbridge and headed west towards the motorway bridge before heading... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Riverway is quite a nice and simple area, with a nice walk along the river with a cafe, swimming pool and so many other options of things to do aswell

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Townsville, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A good place for a dip and to cool down lifeguard on duty at different times but unfortunately there are the low life that will steal your things so you do have to be carefull

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place is a good place for relaxing during the day and afternoon. Good swimming forcilities and are clean. The river can be used for saying, but you need to log onto the Thuringawa city council web site to book a spot and time to use it. There are very nice areas on both side of the river.

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Townsville, Australia
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15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We visit Riverway several times a week as we have found this to be a great spot to come swimming. There is a swimming area for the little ones as well as two big pools. There are bbq facilities and the C-bar cafe, although we've never used them. There are also a walking track and playgrounds.

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Canberra, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

What a credit to Townsville - went with friends we were visiting and their grandchildren. We the tourists stopped at the front to look where to pay, we could not believe this place is free. Great public swimming pool by the river in the middle of a park - fantastic. They even have free sunscreen. Way to go Townsville.

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Far North Queensland - Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Lovely swimming lagoon sited along side the river. Nice walks and plenty of picnic tables. Onsite cafe and theatre, also small art gallery with interesting exhibitions. Beware: Do not leave any valuables as there is a lot of theft. Although there are security guards on duty but wallet stolen whilst I was here. (not mine)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I had a woman with a dyed red pony tail come over to my disabled client, which was using a power point to charge his and my own mobile phones, and rudely and abruptly told him to take the phone off charge and go charge it in the power point thats out of the aircon and in Townsvilles extreme summer... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Nice place to go for a walk to take in the beauty of Townsville, beaches seemed nice and clean, the colors of the bougainvillea were gorgeous, gardens were lovely, and so were the old buildings near by.

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