Tannum Sands

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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. Tannum Sands is home to 4500 people and is just a stone's throw from Boyne Island.

The twin towns of Tannum Sands and Boyne Island are linked by the John Oxley Bridge over the Boyne River, which is perfect for fishing, boating, outrigging, and water-skiing. The twin towns are also home to Australia's largest Aluminium Smelter, Boyne Smelters Limited. The smelter employs over 1200 people and produces 490,000 tonnes of metal a year. The Smelter runs tours of the site on Friday mornings. For further information on these tours, contact the Visitor Information Centre at Ocean Street Tannum Sands.

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.

For over 50 years, the Esplanade beach areas of Tannum Sands have served as the principal destination for passive and active beachside pursuits for the entire Gladstone Region, and the thousands of people that visit the area throughout the year.

The area has excellent accommodation options, including caravan parks, motels, holiday units and cabins. For further information on accommodation and things to see and do, contact the Tannum Sands Information at Ocean Street.

Temperatures for Tannum Sands

Tannum Sands has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Tannum Sands is approximately 31 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 21 °c.

Tannum Sands has warm winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Tannum Sands is approximately 23 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 13 °c.

January2231
February2230
March2130
April2028
May1725
June1423
July1322
August1424
September1626
October1828
November2029
December2230


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