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Magnetic Island

Tours and day trips

Escape to the natural beauty of Magnetic Island, just off the coast of Townsville. This little island packs heaps of mountains, walks, nature sanctuaries, wilf koalas, coral, and even abandoned World War II forts into its twenty square miles. Head there for the day, or stay and swing under its palms for a while. Don't miss out on the views from the top of Mount Cook...

Magnetic Island tours & day trips

Magnetic Island


From £703 Days

Party until the sun comes up and chill until the sun goes down - life on Magnetic Island is beautifully backwards. Stay in dreamy Base backpacker dorms, dine on bumper breakfasts and dance to poolside beats. Package available all year round.

Island Life

Beach festival

From £1853 days

The Island Life Beach Festival is a week-end long, sun-filled, party paradise. It’s going to be a damn good time with two massive parties featuring huge international and local DJ’s, amazing food and an abundance of cold ones to quench your thirst.

27-29th July

Island Life

Halloween Party

From £1853 days

Do you have what it takes to survive the most terrifying party in paradise EVER? Or will you go one step further and immerse yourself in the world of all things scary as you party in the tropical paradise of Far North Queensland.
Get your tickets to the most sinful event of the year before they sell out…you don’t want to live with regret.

26th-28th October

Island Life

New Years Eve party

From £2474 days

Start 2019 in a party paradise - experience the best combination of a bucket list destination with the element of international artists, food, drink and lifestyle activities.
Four days of amazing food, beers, parties and that good ol’ tropical sun.

30th December-2nd January

Where to stay on Magnetic Island

Base Hostel

Magnetic Island

From £17Dorms/ Private

Location: Beachside hostel, reachable by ferry from Townsville and within walking distance to cafes and shops
Vibe: Beachy, social hostel by the sea. Simple rooms, simple style but prime location
Highlights: ◦ Mixed or female only dorms ◦ Private rooms ◦ Bar ◦ Restaurant ◦ Outdoor pool ◦ ATM ◦ Laundry facilities ◦ Free on-site parking ◦ Car hire ◦ Bike rental

Bungalow Bay

Koala Village

From £16Dorms/ Private

Location: You’ll be on the door step of the koala sanctuary plus there are bars and restaurants on site
Vibe: The perfect place for people who want to get back to nature - be surrounded by natural forests and exciting wildlife
Highlights: ◦ Mixed or female only dorms ◦ Double or twin bungalows ◦ Next door to wildlife sanctuary ◦ Air conditioned bungalows ◦ Communal kitchen ◦ On-site parking ◦ Bar ◦ Laundry facilities ◦ Swimming pool