Magnetic island is a tropical island paradise only a short ferry ride off the coast of Townsville, Queensland. It boasts sunshine for days, scenic hiking trails, koalas, topless cars, snorkelling journeys and more.
Have yourself a tropical island getaway on a budget and visit Magnetic Island today.
SeaLink offers 14 daily services on a passenger ferry to the island and it only takes 20 minutes to get over. If arriving on bus to Townsville you will be dropped off at the ferry terminal.
If travelling by car and you want to take it over to the island then Magnetic island ferries offers a car and passenger service.
There are a couple of places to stay on the island that we recommend. One being Base Backpackers which is right on the beach and feature a lively bar and beachfront budget accommodation. Check out the 2 day 2 night island escape .
Bungalow bay is another accommodation that is worth your visit and it’s also pretty unique! It has it’s own wildlife sanctuary allowing guests to get up close to native Australian Wildlife. We recommend a close up experience with a Koala.
If you’re looking for a unique way to get around the island then look no further than topless cars. Hire one of these fun sized modes of transport to get yourself around the island to the sights.
There are some nice walks to checkout on the island and awesome beaches to visit such as Arthur and Horseshoe bay. Those looking for a way to get there diving accreditation cheap can checkout our 3 day open water dive course.
There’s a bit of adventure, relaxation and partying making sure anyone enjoys a holiday on Magnetic Island.
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