BBQ, play, ride, skate and swim at The Strand

While the waterpark is loads of fun The Strand is so much more!

All along the strand is BBQ areas and playgrounds, exercise equipment and basketball hoops for an amazing day out in the fresh air.


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Get moving along The Strand path

The Strand path is fantastic to walk, run, learn to ride a bike, roller or skateboard, many people take great advantage of this gorgeous location to do just that. Along the way are 5 play areas which are listed below (linked to our reviews with full details:

Strand Toddler Park

Strand Park

Strand Pier Park

Anzac Park

The Rockpool


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Picnic or BBQ

Bring a picnic form home and pull up some shade under a tree or grab the sausages and snag a BBQ… !  Perfect for parties and large gatherings or just to get out with your family and enjoy the outdoors. Tables and Chairs with Gazebos are in close proximity to the BBQ’s and there is always plenty of grassy space to relax on.


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There are two locations for swimming along The Strand at the Rockpool and Strand Beach for up to date lifeguard hours in both areas head to the Townsville City Council website HERE

The Rockpool is closed for cleaning every Wednesday.

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