Right along the Bruce Highway is the suburb of Bushland Beach. One of the many beachside suburbs found in the City of Townsville, Bushland Beach is known to be one of the fastest-growing suburbs in the area. Popular activities in the area include fishing, swimming and surfing. During low tide season, visitors can just walk up to the old shipwreck that is found nearby. There are playgrounds, skate parks, boat ramps and barbecue facilities all within the Bushland Beach vicinity. The suburb also has a medical centre, chemists, salons, pool shops and cafes that cater to its residents. The 4-star Ocean Palms Resort can also be found in Bushland Beach.