6 Things to See and Do in Nelly Bay

Looking for a place to have a nice relaxing holiday? The stunning Nelly Bay should be at the top of your list!

Nelly Bay is the perfect place for a getaway, whether you’re taking your family out during school holidays, or just taking a break from work.

If you’ve never been to Nelly Bay, you’re in for a real treat! Part of Queensland’s beautiful Magnetic Island, Nelly Bay is a major hub for locals and tourists alike. There is no shortage of gorgeous accommodation options and the beachfront is a magnificent way to spend your time. On the island, you’ll get all the sun and sand of mainland Queensland without the busy rush and massive crowds. It’s the perfect way to spend a holiday and get back to nature.


Here are 6 things to see and do in Nelly Bay!

Nelly Bay to Arcadia Trail

Walking trails are a great way to explore Nelly Bay. The trail from Nelly Bay to Arcadia is stunning, with many photo opportunities along the way. The walk is just over 6km and takes roughly three hours. If you want to make a day out of it – take a picnic blanket and some snacks to nibble on!


Yoga is a fantastic way to nourish your body and soul and can help you connect with the beautiful Magnetic Island.

Magnetic Island Yoga offers a range of lessons throughout the week – from beginner to advanced. They have a focus on overall wellbeing and make it as accessible as possible. They teach Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Iyengar Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga which all focus on different things.


Things to see and do Nelly Bay

Rent a Scooter

If you’re looking for something more adventurous, check out Road Runner Scooters! They are an enjoyable way to explore Nelly Bay! There are both single and dual seat options to choose from.

Weed ‘n’ Wine

Whilst weeding may not sound like much fun, it’s a wonderful way to give back to the island and it can also be very relaxing. Plus, add some wine and you’re guaranteed to have a super time. Learn about the biodiversity of the island whilst conversing with the locals. Who knows, they may provide some handy tips!


Live Music

Genexis Live Music is an absolute must on Nelly Bay. With classic hits such as Highway to Hell, I Will Survive and With or Without You – just to name a few – you’ll be dancing and singing like no one is watching!

Nelly Bay Foreshore

Do not forget about the gorgeous Nelly Bay Foreshore.

The soft sand is great for late night walks and the clear, blue water is even better! Swim, splash or play – the choice is really up to you!

Hot Tip: Make sure to keep an eye on the rocks, a couple of wallabies might just pop out to say hello!

Things to see and do Nelly Bay

And that’s only a short list of the many things to see and do in Nelly Bay! Have a browse through the Magnetic Island Online Directory for more activity ideas, places to stay and things to buy!

Author: WMAadmin