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Address: Ross River Road | Pioneer Park, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Lovely swimming amazing wild life great food BBQ facilities good markets lots of friendly staff 2 great swing holes nice boat trip

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Karen S
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Ayr
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Ayr
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely swimming amazing wild life great food BBQ facilities good markets lots of friendly staff 2 great swing holes nice boat trip

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Thank Karen S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a great concept..free to use. Great to go for walk around, take a picnic... relax, big place. Maybe too hot to go in Summer. Otherwise great

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Thank Barbs K
Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is worth a look if you have a car, it is away from the main accommodation areas. It is a lovely relaxing walk, check out the turtles in the water under the bridge. The lagoons/swimming pools are unique and very clean with a lifeguard. It would be a lovely place for a picnic. This seems to be where locals... More 

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Thank Happytraveller5960
Townsville, Australia
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Particularly good for parents relaxation and good playgrounds - excellent swimming lagoon, very safe surrounds.

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Thank Trudy L
Townsville, Australia
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34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

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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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 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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217 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

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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