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Bushland Beach
Bushland Beach with Magnetic Island in background.jpg
Population 2,619
Postcode(s) 4818
State electorate(s) Hinchinbrook
Federal Division(s) Herbert
Suburbs around Bushland Beach:
Halifax Bay Halifax Bay
Beach Holm Bushland Beach Townsville
Jensen Mt Low Thuringowa Central

Bushland Beach is part of the Northern Beaches area of City of Townsville, Queensland, alongside the Bruce Highway. This beachside suburb is one of the fastest-growing suburbs in Townsville.

Bushland Beach is home to the 4 star Ocean Palms Resort. Fishing, swimming and water activities are popular and at low tide you can walk to an old wooden shipwreck. The beach is well serviced by the Resort, playgrounds, skatepark, barbecue facilities and a boat ramp.

Bushland Beach is Townsville's only masterplanned beachside community, developed by the Sunland Group and it is known as one of the fastest growing suburbs in Townsville. Bushland Beach is also home to its very own shopping centre which is anchored by an IGA as well as a medical centre, two liquor stores, pharmacy, two hairdressing salons, real estate agent, pool shop and a cafe. In the future, the shopping centre will be extended which will include a Supa IGA and more specialty stores and a school has been proposed to be constructed in the near future.


The Route 33 Bus or Bushland Beach Bus as it is better known, services the area every day of the year, except for weekends and public holidays.

Coordinates: 19°11′21″S 146°40′52″E / 19.18917°S 146.68111°E / -19.18917; 146.68111

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