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Tannum Sands

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Gladstone Information Centre

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Tannum Sands is just nine kilometres from the Bruce Highway and just 20 kilometres from the city of Gladstone. Tannum Sands is renowned for its long white sandy beaches perfect for swimming, sailboarding and surf-skiing.

The twin towns of Tannum Sands and Boyne Island are home to approximately 12,000 people and are linked by the John Oxley Bridge over the Boyne River, which is perfect for fishing, boating, outrigging, and water-skiing.

Beautifully landscaped parklands and recreation facilities were created on this coastal foreshore area named Millennium Esplanade. Millennium Esplanade is on the main beach, where lifesavers patrol during Spring and Summer periods. With only a small variation in seasonal temperatures, the waters of Tannum Sands are perfect for year-round swimming.

At southern end of the Tannum main beach is Wild Cattle Island - an untouched, National Park sand island separated from the mainland by Wild Cattle Creek.