Magnetic Island is the island playground of Townsville featuring prominently in the profile of the city. The island is only 25 minutes from the city centre by regular, fast cat ferries.
Two thirds of Magnetic Island is National Park with secluded but easily accessible bays and golden beaches. The Island has nearly 25 kilometres of walking tracks meandering through the protected national parks. Wander through the eucalypts, catch a glimpse of one of the 2,500 free-roaming koalas and 166 different species of wildlife.
The island comprises self-contained accommodation as well as backpacker hostels. There are a vast range of activities available including boat trips around the island, parasailing, Harley Davidson tours, water sports, golf, diving expeditions, jet skiing, great fishing, horse riding, and moke hire are all available.
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