Townsville chiropractor recommends the Strand.
The Strand is a 2.2km world-class beachfront walkway located on the foreshore in Townsville and is popular for runners, walkers and kids with bikes and scooters. It even has weddings happening every week there.
The strand has bike and walkway paths, safe swimming beaches and stunning picnic spots. It also has multiple playgrounds, exercise stations, a water park and restaurants and bars with spectacular views across to Magnetic Island
You can enjoy the shade of the palm trees with a good book, the ocean breezes with coffee or have a meal at one of the restaurants or cafes there. Alternatively you can treat the whole family to a free barbecue or beach picnic. Maybe just grab a gelato and just enjoy the stunning views.
There are no waves on the beaches of the strand due to the reef and is summer you can swim safely in the pool or stinger enclosure located there.
Northern end of the Strand
At the northern end is the Strand Rockpool. It is gently sloped pool with a shallow area suitable for wheelchair access and children, which leads into a deeper pool for swimming.
It is a stinger resistant seawater pool with easy access to a wide range of facilities, it is the perfect place to enjoy a picnic or BBQ and cool off for free.
It has great facilities including BBQ/picnic facilities, Children’s playground Outdoor showers, public toilets (male, female and disabled access) and lots of parking located on Howitt Street and The Strand promenade (including four (4) disabled parking bays).
In the centre is Strand Park which offers family-friendly space offers something for everyone. There is a sprawling grass playing field, half basketball court, playground and accessible beach. There are also toilets, BBQ/picnic facilities, half court basketball areas, a teenage playground, outdoor showers and heaps of parking is available .
Southern End of the Strand.
At the southern end is the Strand Water Park which is extremely popular with families with kids. It has slides, water cannons and much more to enjoy. There are also toilets BBQ/picnic facilities and outdoor showers there.
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