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“Great therapy”
Review of The Strand

The Strand
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Owner description: Immerse yourself in the Townsville way of life and discover The Strand, Townsville's thriving beach foreshore! With a relaxed, yet energetic vibe, The Strand is bursting with activities to excite the whole family. The two and a half kilometre walkway offers spectacular views across to Magnetic Island and is popular for runners, walkers and kids with bikes and scooters. Enjoy the ocean breezes with a meal at one of the restaurants or cafes there. Alternatively treat the whole family to a barbecue or beach picnic. With a number of fantastic playgrounds and the popular Strand Water Park, The Strand will keep the kids entertained for hours. Take a swim in the ocean or the rock pool, test your balance on a Stand-Up Paddle Board or land on the beach after the adrenalin rush of skydiving! Enjoy the shade of the palm trees with a good book or grab a gelato and just enjoy the stunning views. For fishing enthusiasts, the jetty is a great spot to cast a line. At the end of The Strand, discover Jezzine Barracks and uncover the stories of Townsville's settlement. Learn of the regions significant military and indigenous history and enjoy the outdoor art.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children
Reviewed April 4, 2013

Great views, great place, wonderful walks, lots of entertainment on weekends. Good place to exercise and meet friends for a coffee.

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Reviewed April 3, 2013

great place to walk & take in the beach & sea. Liked the coffee places along the walk. Very family friendly.

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Reviewed March 30, 2013

A long stretch of parkland beautifully maintained, backing a long clean beach facing tropical waters with views to Magnetic Island. Coffee kiosks with comfortable seating and numerous restauants reasonably priced at various points along the walk, where one can relax and enjoy the views The Strand has a very tropical atmosphere, colourful gardens and water areas for children including a very attractive rock pool at one end of the walk. All very close to the town centre. A credit to the town planners.

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Reviewed March 29, 2013

The walk along the strand waterfront is lovely and the water park would be ideal for young families.

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Reviewed March 22, 2013

A very nice beach and board-walk area in Townsville, where you could spend several hours on a nice day. Good facilities and there are several coffee shops and places to eat along it's length on the other side of the road as well. Well worth a visit and some time spent when visiting Townsville on a nice day. Safe swimming in the pools and water park area for kids too.

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