Escape to Magnetic Island for a day, a week or get lost
forever. The islands landscape is World heritage listed
and distinctive. Discover rock granite headlands joining
23 bays and beaches. Rest and find shade under a Hoop
pine tree. The coastline of Magnetic Island is naturally
dramatic. While on the ferry view Mount Cook which
hovers over eucalypt woods and forests.
Magnetic Island is a beautiful region with great weather
and a large amount of indoor and outdoor activities.
Activities range from sailing, fishing and Jetski tours.
There is a choice of sailing and cruising trips with
each one different, but all offering a relaxing day out
on the water with swimming, snorkelling over coral
reefs or just lazing in the sun. Fishing charters and
tours of the island by 4WD, Harley Davisons or Mokes are
also on offer. There's plenty to do such as horseback
riding, outdoor tennis and lawn bowls. If you're a
golfing enthusiast a round at the Country Club in Picnic
Bay is a real treat.
There are shops in all four main residential bays. Many
shops have locally produced items and souvenirs for
Not only has Magnetic Island a good range of shops but
also a wide variety of excellent restaurants and many
take-away places with special tropical menus.
Whether dining in a softly lit restaurant or eating
take-away on the beach while watching the lights of
Townsville there is nothing quite like a balmy tropical
Magnetic Island the only Barrier Reef island offer a
wide range of accommodation and holiday houses. resorts,
apartments and backpacker establishments. There's always
a perfect choice of accommodation to fit any budget.