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Bungalow Bay Koala Village - Hostel
3 out of 5
40 Horseshoe Bay Road, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
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The price is £59 per night from 4 Feb to 5 Feb
2.12 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (59 reviews)

"The bungalow are cleanand bed is comfortable. I like that there is a fridge and kettle , so that you can have coffe amd sit outsite amd enjoy the view . Very nice view , I love the trees we also spotted a koala in the trees amd some kangeroes near the bungalow. Friendly and welcoming staff. I would ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2020

Bungalow Bay Koala Village - Hostel
Cstay
2 out of 5
32 Picnic Street, Picnic Bay, QLD
The price is £37 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
3.78 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (58 reviews)

"Comfortable, clean and inexpensive stay. Host was welcoming and we were over the road from the pub and a very short walk to the beach."…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2020

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Base Magnetic Island Hostel
2 out of 5
1 Nelly Bay Road, Nelly Bay, QLD
Free cancellation
The price is £106 per night from 21 Jan to 22 Jan
3.4 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (48 reviews)
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"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
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Champagnefour on Magnetic
Apt. 4, 38 Marine Parade, Arcadia, QLD
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2.87 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)
Loved it!

"Great property and great location."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2021

Champagnefour on Magnetic
1 Bright Point Apartment 5102
3.5 out of 5
146 Sooning Street, 5102, Nelly Bay, QLD
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3.03 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)

"Property was clean and tidy, close to everyrhing , nice views"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jun 2020

1 Bright Point Apartment 5102
Azur Villa
4 out of 5
Azur Villa, 20 Pandanus Drive, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
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1.75 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"Bright and airy with a summer beach vibe. Loved the cabana beside the pool"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2021

Azur Villa
The Pines
3.5 out of 5
20 Wallaby Way, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
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1.76 mi from city centre
The Pines
Blue on Blue Apartment 813
3.5 out of 5
Blue on Blue Apartment 813, 123 Sooning Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
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2.81 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)

"The property received no sun and at times was quite cold. For this time of year some form of heating should be provided."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2019

Blue on Blue Apartment 813
Island Palms Resort
4 out of 5
13 The Esplanade, Nelly Bay, QLD
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2.81 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)

"Maggie Island is a magnificent location! The beach is so close. Great accommodation and activities, perfect for families. Quiet location and close to the supermarket chemist and coffee shops. Fantastic dining at Man Friday’s Mexican restaurant. The perfect island getaway and fun for the entire ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2020

Island Palms Resort
Sails On Horseshoe
3.5 out of 5
13 Pacific Drive, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
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2 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (95 reviews)
Pleasant Stay

"Pleasant place to stay but lacked a sea view. Staff were accommodating and service was good. We had issues checking in due to Covid cleaning requirements but this was outside of the the establishments control and the owners were very good in compensating us for this inconvenience."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2020

Sails On Horseshoe
Grand Mercure Apartments Magnetic Island
4 out of 5
146 Sooning Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
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2.99 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (241 reviews)

"Was lovely location but the patio was covered in sand. Value for money though and nice private and secure location."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2020

Grand Mercure Apartments Magnetic Island
Serenity on Magnetic
4 out of 5
16 - 20 Yule Street, Picnic Bay, QLD
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3.74 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (42 reviews)

"Set of units located in a very quiet Bay on Magnetic Island. Offers exactly what is described and close to local food and transport. Some of the best meals we have had out in a while - breakfast or dinner Fantastic owners with great communication. Nice and clean. Thanks for the relaxing and effortless ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

Serenity on Magnetic
Magnetic Sunsets Resort
4.5 out of 5
7 Pacific Drive, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
The price is £125 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
2.11 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (48 reviews)

"The view was amazing! And the room was so spacious and stylish!"…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2020

Magnetic Sunsets Resort
Magnetic Blue Waterfront Apartments
3 out of 5
123 Sooning St, Nelly Bay, QLD
The price is £150 per night from 21 Jan to 22 Jan
2.77 mi from city centre
Magnetic Blue Waterfront Apartments
Peppers Blue on Blue
4.5 out of 5
123 Sooning Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
The price is £99 per night from 28 Jan to 29 Jan
2.87 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (614 reviews)

"All the creature comforts sans restaurant or bar, but blocks out the surroundings to the extent that you could be anywhere."…"

Reviewed on 14 Dec 2020

Peppers Blue on Blue
True North Bed & Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
48 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
The price is £96 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
2.14 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (36 reviews)

"Deb was helpful and friendly. The room was spacious, clean and tasteful. Brekkie was delicious. Definitely recommended."…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2020

True North Bed & Breakfast
Beachside Palms Unit 3
Unit 3 The Esplanade, Nelly Bay, QLD
The price is £274 per night from 17 Feb to 18 Feb
2.96 mi from city centre
Beachside Palms Unit 3
Beachside Palms Unit 1
Unit 1 The Esplanade, Nelly Bay, QLD
The price is £335 per night from 27 Jan to 28 Jan
2.96 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)
Great Location

"Excellent property and great location"…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2019

Beachside Palms Unit 1
Blue on Blue Studio Room 1222
3 out of 5
Blue on Blue Apartment 1222, 123 Sooning, Nelly Bay, QLD
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2.83 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"Wonderful and quiet and very relaxing loved how the room had vinyl flooring and not carpet."…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2019

Blue on Blue Studio Room 1222
Magnetic Retreat Holiday Units
3.5 out of 5
17 Hayles Avenue, Arcadia, QLD
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2.85 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (13 reviews)

"Clean, quiet and easy walk to the beautiful Alma Bay"…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2020

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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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