Bushland Beach and the surrounding area is a charming seaside village the whole family will enjoy. The coastal hotspot is going through a major transformation with new parks, sporting facilities, and upgrades of shopping centres only moments from Bayside, Bushland Beach. With all this action, it's an exciting time to call Bushland Beach your new home.  

To help guide you around the neighbourhood and further afield, we have put together some of our must-do places to enjoy:


Bushland Beach Tavern

For quintessential North Queensland tucker, you cannot go past Bushland Beach Tavern with front row seats overlooking the expansive park and beach together with all your favourite menu options including the classic chicken schnitzel and panfried barramundi.

Open 7 days a week including a Sunday hot breakfast. Located on 70 Livistonia Close, Bushland Beach.


Peggy Banfield Park

What’s not to love about the vast 15 hectare Peggy Banfield Park! Located at the heart of the community, the park boasts two dog parks, a shaded children’s playground, undercover BBQ facilities, football fields, and netball courts, in addition to the pre-established skatepark and sporting centre. The second stage of the multi-million dollar redevelopment delivered permanent shade structures, trees and gardens, a multipurpose oval, additional playing fields, an inclusive playground, and an amenities block.



Hit your local Bushland Beach Markets on the first and third Sunday of every month for fresh produce and local crafts.

For a large selection along with live music, fashion and food trucks make the short trip to the Cotters Markets in central Townsville each Sunday from 8:30am to 1pm.

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Bushland Beach Takeaway

You won't need to travel far for the best fish and chips in the region. The family-run Bushland Beach Convenience and Takeaway is all about great service, fresh seafood and the most tasty chips you have ever eaten.

Find them at 361 Mount Low Parkway, Bushland Beach. 



The Stoney Creek boat ramp gives you direct access to Halifax Bay and the nearby islands via the Bohle River.

Some of Queensland’s most picturesque bays and beaches are waiting to be explored on Magnetic Island, Townsville’s off-shore island playground.