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Eat

From fresh seafood to fine dining to huge bistro style meals Magnetic Island Restaurants and cafe’s have it all.

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Live

Accommodation on Magnetic Island is like no other…choose from fully furnished holiday homes to resorts to backpacker lodges.

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Relax

Magnetic Island is a host to all sorts of activities on land or sea – there’s something for everyone here.

Latest News on Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island is full of life and excitement all year round. Read below about some of the exciting latest news that are happening on Maggie Island.

Supporting Local Businesses on Magnetic Island

Supporting Local Businesses on Magnetic Island

Supporting Local Businesses on Magnetic Island Are you interested in supporting local businesses? Are you looking to plan a relaxing weekend getaway? Opt for a visit to Magnetic Island! Situated only a 20-minute ferry ride from Townsville, Queensland, Magnetic Island...

Can You Swim on Magnetic Island?

Can You Swim on Magnetic Island?

Can You Swim on Magnetic Island? Magnetic Island is situated 8km offshore from Townsville, Queensland. Its beautiful beaches make it look like paradise, but can you swim on Magnetic Island? Magnetic Island is, in fact, great for swimming all year round. Palms line the...

Marine Life on Magnetic Island

Marine Life on Magnetic Island

Marine Life on Magnetic Island Magnetic Island is located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, therefore, there is an abundance of marine life in the waters around Magnetic Island. The marine life on Magnetic Island is colourful and vibrant, and there are many...

Wildlife on Magnetic Island

Wildlife on Magnetic Island

Wildlife on Magnetic Island The wildlife on Magnetic Island is beautiful and abundant. The island is home to a diverse range of species, including Australia’s largest wild Koala colony. Magnetic Island is home to Australian native animals, and while you are free to...

Spending 24 hours on Magnetic Island

Spending 24 hours on Magnetic Island

Spending 24 hours on Magnetic Island Magnetic Island is a beautiful tropical island, located off the coast of Townsville – ideal for a day trip! Magnetic Island Online have got the guide so you can make the most of your 24 hours on Magnetic Island!Morning Begin your...

How Did Magnetic Island Get it’s Name?

How Did Magnetic Island Get it’s Name?

Located in the sunshine state off the coast of Townsville, Magnetic Island’s unique name has many asking, "How did Magnetic Island get it's name?" and where it originated from. Dating back to 1770, Magnetic Island was named by Lt James Cook during his voyage to...

Discover Magnetic Island

Discover Magnetic Island

Discover Magnetic Island Gorgeous beaches, tropical weather and a fascinating back story make up Magnetic Island. Travelling down the east coast of Australia? Stop and discover Magnetic Island. Just a short ferry ride from Townsville, it’s easy to discover Magnetic...

Proposing on Magnetic Island

Proposing on Magnetic Island

Proposing on Magnetic Island Get Engaged Whilst on a Tropical Holiday in our guide to proposing on Magnetic Island. Magnetic Island is simply stunning. With lots to see and do, it is one of the most romantic places in the world and a favourite for proposals and...

Australia Day on Magnetic Island Celebrate and Enjoy

Australia Day on Magnetic Island Celebrate and Enjoy

Australia Day on Magnetic Island Celebrate and Enjoy Why not celebrate Australia Day differently and head to beautiful Magnetic Island for the weekend? Whether you are in for a big party or a quiet celebration there are plenty of ways to celebrate here!  Australia Day...

New Years on Magnetic Island

New Years on Magnetic Island

New Years on Magnetic Island New Years on Magnetic Island is something else. Perfect weather, idyllic beaches, parties and lots of adventure – what more could you want? Never celebrated New Years on Magnetic Island? Well come on by, there’s plenty to see and do to...

Top 10 Hotels on Magnetic Island

Top 10 Hotels on Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island is home to some of the most outstanding and luxurious hotels. Thanks to their facilities and many activities available to enjoy the top 10 hotels on Magnetic Island showcase an experience for travellers to enjoy. The overall feel and style...

Top 5 Resorts on Magnetic Island

Top 5 Resorts on Magnetic Island

Just off the coast of Townsville in northern Queensland, Magnetic Island is something special. Let’s take a look at the top 5 resorts on Magnetic Island. Located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, it makes for an incomparable holiday experience. The...

Top 10 Restaurants on Magnetic Island

Top 10 Restaurants on Magnetic Island

There is no shortage of great restaurants in this stunning part of the Australia, so we’ve put together a list of the top 10 restaurants on Magnetic Island.Italian, Indian, Asian, pub meals and lots of healthy options are all available. Freshly caught fish and seafood...

Magnetic Island Accommodation – Treat Yourself!

Magnetic Island Accommodation – Treat Yourself!

There are plenty of Magnetic Island accommodation options out there, and there is something for everyone!Magnetic Island boasts a wonderful range of accommodation types suitable for people from all different walks of life. Whether you desire the ultimate...