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, The Strand 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’s 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.