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. 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.
Running off The Strand, this street has an eclectic mix of boutiques, homewares, cafes and restaurants and you can spend an enjoyable few hours browsing through the stores. Revive with coffee and cake or a long lunch in one of the many cafes along the strip.
Held every Sunday from 8.30am until 1pm, the Cotters Markets offer ultra-fresh fruit and vegetables, stunning jewellery, original art works, massages, woodwork, stuffed toads, home-baked cakes, gifts for all occasions and entertainment.