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 start your new year right. There’s a reason some call the Island a bucket list New Years destination.

Let’s take a look at what you and your loved ones can do for New Years on Magnetic Island.

New Years Eve Festival

This four-day festival will have you ending the old year and starting the new year in a big way! There are international artists, food, drinks and other lifestyle activities. This is the child of the infamous Full Moon Festival so you can expect it to be paradise for any party-goer. Eat, drink and dance your way into the new year. You can choose from single tickets or four-day passes.

New Years on Magnetic Island
New Years on Magnetic Island

‘Hello Sunshine’ Party

Held at Base Backpackers, this party is wild. Be entertained by some of the country’s best musical talent under the stars and next to crashing waves. It’s an adults-only party and not for the conservative! The party lasts from dusk till dawn. For the ultimate experience, purchase VIP tickets – it will give you VIP entry, a food and beverage package and meet-and-greet with the artists. You’ll even have your own VIP area to hang in.

Peppers Blue on Blue Resort

For those who enjoy the finer things in life, this is perfect. Sip on a glass of bubbly while enjoying the view of the marina. Listen to live music from a renowned artist and partake in conversation with other guests. There’s a scrumptious buffet that comes with a cocktail, beer or wine. A special menu for kids and an activity pack will keep them occupied as you relax.

Picnic Bay

You’ll be able to see the fireworks from Townsville while live music plays till late at the Picnic Bay Hotel. Food will be served at the public bar and the R&R restaurant. Feel free to stroll down the jetty and take part in the celebrations from the little bay.


Let’s not forget good ol’ fireworks. The countdowns begins with fireworks at midnight at the Nelly Bay Breakwall area – near the Eye to the Sky sculpture. You’ll get the best views from the Peppers Blue on Blue deck, the boat ramp car park, the northern end of Nelly Bay beach and the Magnetic Harbour Marina.

New Years on Magnetic Island

Nothing could be better than the clear sky, full moon and waves. Add some great food, drinks and live music, and you have the perfect New Years on Magnetic Island. Make sure you check out the Magnetic Island Online Directory to find accommodation and activity ideas.

Author: WMAadmin