Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island - North QLD - Queensland

Located 8 kilometres from Townsville in North Queensland on the majestic Great Barrier Reef. Magnetic Island offers a world of captivating natural beauty and almost as staggering is the variety of activities and entertainment on this magnificent island paradise. 'Maggie' as she is affectionately referred to by locals, plays host to world class beaches and bays with spectacular natural landscapes and seascapes as diverse as golden sands fringing coral reefs and rocky headlands meeting up with the sea.

Prepare to be spellbound by the pure miracle of Mother Nature as you disappear into hidden beaches that can only be reached by foot, boat or dirt road with the hidden treasures of Rocky Bay, Radical Bay, Five Beach Bay, Arthur and Florence Bay and West Point. For more family friendly experiences that are easier to reach and well suited for everyone the stunning beaches of Picnic Bay, Nelly Bay Beach, Alma Bay and Horseshoe Bay offer fishing, stunning backdrops, lush parkland, picnic areas, playground and not to be missed sunsets.

Once you have taken in the beauty of the islands amazing landscape you will be presented with an incredible range of activities from marine experiences to thrill seeking adventures or the more relaxed pastimes of reading in a gently swinging hammock. The choice is yours, it's all right there on your doorstep along with a diversity of accommodation and culinary delights.

Highlights to give you maximum mileage out of your Magnetic Island getaway include, Cane toad races, horseback rides along the beach, art galleries, a network of inspirational walking tracks, snorkelling the reef or setting sail to discover your own secluded paradise for the day. Your island escape will create idyllic postcard memories for a lifetime.


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Towns surrounding Magnetic Island


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