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Address: Ross River Road | Pioneer Park, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Sprawling, shady and plenty to do

Riverway is adjacent to Ross River and has a huge area of public parkland, paved walking tracks, sporting fields, a skate park, barbecue and picnic areas and 2 large swimming... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
croftonMelbourne
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Airlie Beach, Australia
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Airlie Beach, Australia
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720 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Riverway is adjacent to Ross River and has a huge area of public parkland, paved walking tracks, sporting fields, a skate park, barbecue and picnic areas and 2 large swimming pools. Despite its popularity, it doesn't feel crowded as the space in natural parklands under huge Poinciana trees for all generations. A relaxing walk along the shady path along the... More 

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Charters Towers, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The pools are beautiful and free!! We love coming here for a swim and picnic. The kids will swim for hours and then have s play on the playground, so relaxing for adults!! Toilets are always nice too!

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Thank ashelks
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lot's of parking, Great Barbecue areas, Great swimming with one full size pool, one small swimming pool for toddler's with a small beach, also very big pool with a shallow end & deep part thay also have wheel chair access & good change rooms. There is a Restaurant, Art gallery & a Theaters, Lots of Sports ground, Cycle ways, Enclosed... More 

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Thank Neil G
Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great pools for early morning excercise, great cafe for brekky ($7 for bacon and eggs - 2 eggs, 2 bacon, 2 toast)

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Thank Greg D
Townsville, Australia
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great place for families , good bbq areas and a great swimming pool, been going there each evening of late with family for a swim, can be very busy at times but good to see the facilities being utalised. well done to the counsel.

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Thank HannahJord
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely morning at Riverway Lagoons a few days ago. The complex is about a half hour drive from Townsville city. Two HUGE swimming pools overlooking Ross River. Very picturesque location. Both pools are manned by lifeguards from dawn to dusk daily. There is an on site cafe and kiosk. Super clean facilities and it's all free to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are several pools or lagoons as they prefer to call them which are all free to use, along with full time lifeguards to ensure everyone has a great time. Cafe available and a Gallery which has ongoing changing exhibitions. We could not believe that there was not more people in attendance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful thing the government has done for the local community... Provide free access to pool activities. Kids and adults can enjoy all year round.

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Thank Ann C
Melbourne, Australia
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very large pool facility. Lower pool open until sunset, larger top pool open until 9pm according to lifeguard this week. Lockers available, cafe kiosk, grass area, table and chairs in shade, playground, kiddies pool. Children under 6 must be with parent/guardian. Children under 14 must have parent/guardian in pool area. Parking close by, pool clean, tidy, well maintained or newish.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome little spot for families, with the public swimming pools, an area for exhibitions (we saw one about Da Vinci's machines and artworks, which included a hands-on kids creations table), BBQ spots for picnics, and a small kiosk where you can grab some food and drink.

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