The Strand, Townsville

Distance from Rollingstone Beach Front Resort: 63 km via road

The Strand at Townsville is worth the visit. It’s a thriving beach foreshore with a relaxed yet energetic vibe and offers a range of  activities to excite the whole family. There’s a two and a half kilometre walkway that offers spectacular views across to Magnetic Island – popular for runners, walkers and kids with bikes or scooters. Enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants or cafes while taking in the beautiful scenery and sea breezes. Or treat the whole family to a barbecue or beach picnic.

To keep the kids entertained there are great playgrounds and the popular Strand Water Park. Take a swim in the ocean or the rock pool or try a local activity like stand-up paddle boarding. 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.


  • Car park
  • Restaurants
  • Shops
  • Beach
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Historical areas