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Bluewater

Bluewater, Townsville Area

Free Entry 

Bluewater hosts a picturesque fresh water attraction popular with picnic goers, including barbecues, toilets, showers and play equipment. Access the creek via the Bluewater Store (near the bridge), or Bluewater Park.

Bluewater Park is a designated limited free tent and vehicle camping area.

The Urban Forest is adjacent to Bluewater Park. There is a fitness trail over 800 metres long with eight activity stations located along a pathway surrounded by over 7,000 trees.

A boat ramp is also available off Bluewater Drive, via Jaloonda Road.

Open Times

Note: Open seven days, 24 hours a day.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park

Other Information

Children:

Children are welcome.
Turn off via Bruce Highway
Bluewater, Townsville Area
Queensland
Australia

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Bluewater

Bluewater, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Bluewater hosts a picturesque fresh water attraction popular with picnic goers, including barbecues, toilets, showers and play equipment. Access the creek via the Bluewater Store (near the bridge), or Bluewater Park. Bluewater Park is a designated limited free tent and vehicle camping area. The Urban Forest is adjacent to Bluewater Park. There is a fitness trail over 800 metres long with eight activity stations located along a pathway surrounded by over 7,000 trees. A boat ramp is also available off Bluewater Drive, via Jaloonda Road.

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