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Address: Ross River Road | Pioneer Park, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Lovely area for travellers and locals

Went to the Riverway in Townsville for an exhibition, the gallery next door had an exhibit of cartoon drawings as well after so we decided to have lunch at the restaurant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Sandra P
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Townsville, Australia
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Townsville, Australia
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to the Riverway in Townsville for an exhibition, the gallery next door had an exhibit of cartoon drawings as well after so we decided to have lunch at the restaurant overlooking the pool area. We all went for the Wedneday special "hamburgers" yum, yum These were very good. Lovely area with about 4 or 5 pools ideal for a... More 

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Thank Sandra P
Townsville, Australia
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16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Riverway is a very senic place with nice parks and walk ways along both sides of the river. A great place to send some time on the river with water sports and there is a rowing club there as well. There is a great swimming pool for kids and adults as well as a resort style motel. It is... More 

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Thank Michael L
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well maintained walkway with lots of shade. Water available. Beautiful scenery. Saw lots of tortoises.

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Thank ladyAlice1957
Geelong Bellarine, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were dropped at this location not quite knowing what to expect as the city central information centre didn't seem to think it was worth visiting. They are wrong. There is a gallery which is well designed with interesting exhibitions. Had the best Parmi and chips or salad for $7.50 at the Riverway Cafe, it was delicious. There is a... More 

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Thank Heidi W
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the day at Riverwalk. Easy to find just follow Ross river road from townsville. Great cafe overlooking the two pools and the pools are clean and great to swim in. Great walks beside the river and if the cafe is closed (mondays) try sandwich express across the road great sandwiches and coffee. Toilets and change rooms very clean.

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Thank Benny15b
Victor Harbor, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's free, great for kids and perfect to kick back and relax or take a stroll along the banks of the river. Swimming lagoons are kid friendly and chlorinated for safety. Easy to get too, might have to search a bit for a car park but plenty of shade on offer once you get there.

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Thank Peter D
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Council has done a fantastic job of developing this are into a place where there is something for everyone. We held a function in the Arts Centre overlooking the pool and river this time, and have previously used the facilities overlooking Ireland Stadium. Great to see fantastic public spaces like these in regional areas.

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Thank FAF10
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a lovely sunny day I visited this area for the first time, and I was very impressed with what is on offer all for free! Playground for small children, and bbqs situated under massive shady trees. Though the lagoon pools were closed for maintenance, it is certainly a place I will be revisiting with my Grandies and the lovely... More 

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Thank sandykperth
Townsville, Australia
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74 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While The Strand is probably Townsville's best known tourist attraction the Riverway complex located on the banks of the Ross River close to the Thuringowa Central Willows shopping area must rank close to the top. Many BBQ and play areas are shaded by magnificent raintrees. The aquatic complex is fully featured with large lagoon style pools which are patrolled when... More 

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Thank Robert B
Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

free to the public chlorinated lagoon style pools with bbq areas and walking paths along the river...arts centre and sporting grounds adjacent. Shopping centre across the way.

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