Magnetic Island

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Magical Magnetic Island

Situated within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Magnetic Island offers stunning natural beauty, pristine sandy beaches and unspoiled bushland. Boasting 320 days of sunshine, you can enjoy the turquoise waters, meandering walking tracks and a variety of outdoor activities all year round. With 25 kms of bush-walking tracks and more than 15 bays to explore, there is a lot to see and do.

 

How to get here

A high-speed catamaran ferry comes direct from Townsville, taking only 20 minutes and operates all day every day. Buses, taxi’s, tours or one of our hire cars, make it easy for you to get around the island.

 

Things to do

• Enjoy scuba diving over the coral reef. The famous S.S. Yongala wreck is considered one of the top five dive sites in the world

• Launch a kayak and paddle around the bay

• Jump on a jet ski and explore the secluded beaches

• Go horse riding through the bush and on the beach

• Drop a fishing line off the jetty at Picnic Point

• Go boating around the island

.Go sailing on the Old Sailing Sloop Providence

• Walk along the spectacular trails through the National Park

• Snorkel the coral reef

• Play golf at the Magnetic Island Country Club

• Dine at one of the many local restaurants

• Pick up a bargain at the markets

• Watch the magnificent sunsets