Base Magnetic Island

Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Townsville Area

Indicative Rate * AU$10 to AU$125

Base Backpackers is located right on the beach and is the only place to Stay and Play on Magnetic Island

There is a choice of dorm rooms at Base from mixed dorms to the female sanctuary dorms which includes a sanctuary pamper package on arrival.

The private tent (no tent provided) also has sea views! Camping site rates are based per person, not per tent. You must bring your own tent!

The double rooms at Base are situated right on the rocks overlooking the ocean, you will not believe the view from your room!

The Island bar has extensive decks overlooking the water, spend a lazy afternoon sipping on a drink and take in the magnificent views Base has to offer. By night the party scene comes alive with funky tunes and awesome bar games to keep the crowd entertained. The Island bar at Base is the best party bar on the island!

Internet Access

  • Paid Wifi
  • Broadband Internet Access

Facilities

  • Bar
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Laundry
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
  • Tour Desk

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Our Rooms

Beach style bungalow with 4 sets of bunk beds, clean, modern and comfortable, Beds have freshly made up linen.

Beach style bungalow with 3 sets of bunk beds, clean, modern and comfortable, Beds have freshly made up linen.

Female only shared dorm (not ensuite), Welcome Gift pack includes fluffy towel, Shampoo & Conditioner & a drink.

Beach-style bungalows located just above the Coral Sea, Queen size bed, ensuite bathroom, full linen, towels provided.

Communal kitchen and bathrooms, Island bar for drinks, food & entertainment, Bring your own tent.

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19 August 2017
The annual Mackay Airport Beach Horse Races are an iconic event on North Queensland’s sporting and social calendar. The showpiece of this is the Race Day attended by thousands of locals and visitors to the region, the event also features a legendary Opening Night Cocktail Party and post race day Garden Party.

Global Grooves

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Free Entry
21 October 2017
Tour the globe at Global Grooves 2017 held at beautiful Queens Park, celebrating the cultural diversity of the Mackay region. This one-day open-air event is free to the public and they encourage all of the Mackay region to travel the globe in a day!
From AU$10 - 10
19 May 2017
The Mackay Home Show and Caravan, Camping Expo is the largest event of its kind in the Mackay Region. With over 140 local and national businesses ready to talk to you at the event, you’ll be sure to find exactly what you’re looking for!

Mechanos Mackay

Multiple Locations
12 August 2017
Mechanos is an aviation and mechanical innovation festival, showcasing historical craftsmanship and modern technology in transport and manufacturing, with dynamic aircraft displays and trade stalls.

Mackay Festival of Arts

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Free Entry
7 July 2017
The Mackay Festival of Arts 2017 will boast a 10 day program covering a wide variety of visual arts, music, theatre, family events, food and wine and much more. The 2017 Mackay Festival of Arts will be the 30th year of the Festival, and the program will be bigger and better than ever.

Mackay Show

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20 June 2017
Mackay comes alive with agriculture, produce, local exhibitors and the famous side show alley for three exciting days in June. Its a celebration of all things Mackay and fun for all. Art on Show is a great display of Australia Wide Artists and Fashion on Show showcases many local designers and businesses over the three days.

Mackay MS Swimathon

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From AU$10 - 45
12 March 2017
The Pioneer Swim Centre in Mackay will host the second MS Swimathon event of the year to raise vital funds to help people living with multiple sclerosis (MS). It doesn't matter if you can do 100 fast laps or doggy paddle one, everyone can join in, have fun and support people living with MS - an incurable disease which affects a person's central nervous system.
From AU$15 - 25
11 February 2017
Mackay will host the 2017 NRL pre-season trial match featuring the 2015 premiers North Qld Toyota Cowboys versus Sydney Roosters at BB Print Stadium. The last pre-season trial match played in Mackay was back in 2015 when the Cowboys played the Brisbane Broncos and later went on to win their maiden Premiership for the club.

Mackay Swap Meet

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1 October 2017
The Mackay Swap Meet, Mackay Region's largest meet, is a celebration of fun, value and the entrepreneurial spirit. With some 2,800 visitors and 130 booths in its inaugural year, the Mackay Swap Meet is committed to growing into a centrepiece of the Central Queensland outdoor swapping experience.

Mackay Marina Run

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From AU$20 - 150
4 June 2017
Mackay is a booming Queensland Region and the BMA Mackay Marina Run is the signature running event for the exciting and expanding city of Mackay. The event showcases the spectacular features of the tropical coastal city and celebrates the role that fun and fitness has in the community.
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