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Top 10 Hotels in Magnetic Island

Bungalow Bay Koala Village - Hostel
3 out of 5
40 Horseshoe Bay Road, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
£41
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
4.3/5Excellent! (56 reviews)
Koala koala

"Amazing stay at koala bungalows. Great central location for the island. The bungalows were great, wallaby’s wandering around too. Kitchen was really good as were all amenities. We also visited the sanctuary and held a koala. This is a must. Would definitely recommend a stay here"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2019

Bungalow Bay Koala Village - Hostel
Base Magnetic Island Hostel
2 out of 5
1 Nelly Bay Road, Nelly Bay, QLD
£74
per night
Dec 19 - Dec 20
4.1/5Very Good! (47 reviews)
Base Review

"The location of the hostel is right on the beach and easy to get to from the harbour. We stayed in a double room which was fine for a couple of nights. The evening entertainment is good and there is something on every night. Room was fine and what we expected, could have been a little cleaner but ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2019

Base Magnetic Island Hostel
Cstay
2 out of 5
32 Picnic Street, Picnic Bay, QLD
£39
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
4.7/5Exceptional! (52 reviews)
Nice stay

"We enjoyed our stay at Cstay, nice, clean and has everything you need."…"

Reviewed on 18 May 2019

Cstay
Magnetic Retreat Holiday Units
3.5 out of 5
17 Hayles Avenue, Arcadia, QLD
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4.3/5Excellent! (6 reviews)

"Quiet,handy to buses, beach, RSL, coffee shops, hotel."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2019

Magnetic Retreat Holiday Units
Sails On Horseshoe
3.5 out of 5
13 Pacific Drive, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
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4.5/5Wonderful! (87 reviews)

"Great location, nice balcony, good cooking facilities"…"

Reviewed on 7 Nov 2019

Sails On Horseshoe
Magnetic Sunsets Resort
4.5 out of 5
7 Pacific Drive, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
£118
per night
Jan 11 - Jan 12
4.6/5Exceptional! (43 reviews)

"Loved our stay at Magnetic Sunsets Resort. Thankyou Melita for making our stay so enjoyable"…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2019

Magnetic Sunsets Resort
Grand Mercure Apartments Magnetic Island
4 out of 5
146 Sooning Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
£139
per night
Dec 19 - Dec 20
4.2/5Very Good! (236 reviews)

"Position great, check in person a stickler for 2pm time"…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2019

Grand Mercure Apartments Magnetic Island
Peppers Blue on Blue
4.5 out of 5
123 Sooning Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
£101
per night
Dec 19 - Dec 20
4.4/5Excellent! (569 reviews)

"Great location next to the ferry terminal Rooms and facilities are great Most importantly staff are friendly and always willing to help"…"

Reviewed on 30 Nov 2019

Peppers Blue on Blue
Island Leisure Resort
4 out of 5
6 Kelly Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
£102
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
4.5/5Wonderful! (295 reviews)

"Convenient location, close to ferry, grocery store, bus. You can rent a car right from front desk pretty convenient. Has a nice snack bar, with good coffee."…"

Reviewed on 7 Nov 2019

Island Leisure Resort
True North Bed & Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
48 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
£78
per night
Jan 4 - Jan 5
4.7/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)

"Lovely jungle Like setting and huge great breakfast delivered to our room"…"

Reviewed on 12 Nov 2019

True North Bed & Breakfast
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Visiting Magnetic Island

Visitors can enjoy all that Magnetic Island has to offer including the coral reefs and local tours. A top sight in the area is Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal.

  • You'll find 478 Expedia hotels and other accommodation options in the larger area of Townsville
  • The closest major airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV), 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Palm Island, QLD (PMK), 30.5 mi (49 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Magnetic Island

The city's natural beauty is on display at Magnetic Island National Park, Horseshoe Bay Beach and Radical Bay. Taking a ferry is a top activity, and Magnetic Island Golf Course is one place to visit. Additionally, you'll find Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal in the area.

Dressing for Magnetic Island

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 31°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 22°C
  • From April to June, the average is 30°C during the day and 14°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 29°C during the day and 14°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 31°C as the daytime average and 19°C as the night-time average
  • Magnetic Island gets about 1025 millimetres of rain per year
  • January and December are usually the hottest months averaging 31°C, while July and June are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 15°C

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