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The Strand

The Strand | North Ward, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 30 Attractions in Townsville
Type: Beaches
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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Introducing "Bazza and Shazza": Located along the foreshore / The Strand in Townsville, FNQ. My husband and I enjoyed the beautiful surrounds and views that are experienced along the part of Townsville known as "The Strand" when visiting in April this year. We had been there before however this time we discovered something we hadn't noticed before. Amazing: It is... More

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Very scenic and good for kids. Nice grassy areas and there is even a water park. There is a salt water rock pool located at the northern end.

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Hobart, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Great for swimming, views, ice cream, and parks. Very well maintained and an ideal starting point for exploring Townsville. Kissing Point at the northern end of the Strand was an unexpected surprise - the history of the area really well presented.

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Townsville, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just so beautiful walking along the beach front looking out to Magnetic Island with many locals taking advantage of the weather and walking paths. Lots for the kids to do at the water park. Enjoy a trip and see for yourself.

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Canberra
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The council has obviously put a lot of effort into making the Strand a great community area. The water park is amazing.

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The strand has become a beautiful tourist attraction in Townsville. It is very relaxing with an awesome view of Magnetic Island from it's entire length. There are cafe's and eateries dotted all along the shoreline that are perfect for a well earned coffee, meal or cold drink. It can also be a very busy place to work off the calories,... More

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Mount Isa, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is not a long and huge beach and also not good for swimming due to high wave normally, but have a water fun park for teens and rock pool using sea water beside of the beach for swimming. all free and well equiped. Walkway also very nice and long enough, and good park beside of the beach also big... More

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Suva, Fiji
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

the lights from the harbour enhanced the experience. after the long stroll, there are restaurants such as coffee club etc for warm drinks etc. the best place to be in Townsville i think

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The Strand at townsville has an ocean pool plus patrolled, clean beaches that are safe for children. Palm fringed tropical style, food and drinks nearby.

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Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Loved the Strand and you can walk along the Strand into the city if you want, also lovely gardens and so well maintained

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