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Located in Horseshoe Bay, this hostel is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Horseshoe Bay Beach and 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from Magnetic Island National Park. Magnetic Island Golf ...
Magnetic Island, 8 km offshore from Townsville, is a popular tourist destination and part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Water sports and fishing are the main attractions. Sail or kayak around the island, snorkel or scuba dive over the surrounding coral reef, or try skydiving and jet skiing if you are looking for an exhilarating adventure. Guided fishing tours are available, so why not try to catch your own dinner? Magnetic Island has all the amenities such as restaurants, shops, and a doctor’s surgery. Enjoy alfresco meals in balmy tropical nights, while watching the lights of Townsville glitter on the QLD shore and you will understand why this island is called magnetic.
Hotels and accommodation
Magnetic Island accommodation offers all the choices you could desire. From luxury accommodation in top resorts to motels and a cheap hostels, all budgets are catered for. Most Magnetic Island hotels are located on the southeast side of the island in Picnic Bay, Nelly Bay, and Arcadia.
Magnetic Island is the most accessible island of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Fly to Townsville Airport (TSV) and catch an airport transfer bus to Breakwater Terminal on Sir Leslie Thiess Drive. From here, 19 daily ferries make the 20-minute journey to Magnetic Island. The terminal lies in close proximity to Townsville CBD and is easily reached if you arrive in Townsville by bus or train.
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