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Great community facilities

Riverway provides an outdoor community swimming pool, cafe as well as a first class theatre. The... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2012
Paul T
Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Just a wonderful place. The pools are fantastic and the buildings great. The walkway along the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2012
Charters Towers, Australia
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Ross River Road | Pioneer Park, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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All reviews ross river free swimming lifeguard on duty pools are great view of the river art gallery big shady trees public pool feed the ducks great for kids townsville council kids will love late afternoon great place to go great walk lifeguards shade
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Reviewed 10 September 2012

Riverway provides an outdoor community swimming pool, cafe as well as a first class theatre. The grounds are also the home of many of the cultural festivals that take place throughout the year. There are walks along the river from here also.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Just a wonderful place. The pools are fantastic and the buildings great. The walkway along the river is great and I love all the turtles.

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Reviewed 23 August 2012

Just love it, pools great in summer, great for a good walk or ride, great for kids BBQs. Fantastic for family, kids, lots of activities, BBQ, kids playground, pools, concerts, what more can I say

Thank Kerry W
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Huge lagoons of salt water for swimming, bbqs, good for families, lots to do and see. Best of all, it's all free.

1  Thank VPW747
Reviewed 7 August 2012

I love that Riverway is free, the pools are great, the setting is great. We attended many festivals there and night markets too. The camping expo was also great

1  Thank Cath O
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Unfortunately, it was too cold to experience this but it is a wonderful outdoor water park. Will certainly visit next time in Townsville in the warmer months. Worth a visit if you are looking for a swim.

1  Thank Robyn K
Reviewed 17 June 2012

The pool is great, always fun, and the coffee shop is surprisingly delicious!

3  Thank kazleberry
Reviewed 15 April 2012

Again like the Strand another amazing outdoor facility provided for the people of and visitors to Townsville. Free outdoor swimming pool adjacent to the fantastic Tony Ireland Stadium, a great cool off at lunchtime whilst watching cricket at the stadium.

1  Thank CeeChChNZ
Reviewed 7 April 2012

Nicely set out,still being completed on outer areas.

Thank Lea B
Reviewed 31 March 2012

Lovely area on the river, no entry fees, just wander in. Huge swimming pools called lagoons. Free form, although one can do laps. Babies areas, waterfalls, shaded bits and adjacent board walk on the river. Lifeguards patrol from opening until close. Good changing rooms underneath....More

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Response from Wendy B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure on this one but people walk around the river walk with their dogs on leash .