320 days of sunshine
Pristine sandy beaches, glistening turquoise waters, inspiring tropical weather and a vibrant local community. A landscape as unique as it is beautiful, Magnetic Island truly is a destination of choice. Situated in North Queensland’s renowned Great Barrier Reef region and only 8km from Townsville, Magnetic Island is the ideal place for visitors to relax, unwind and immerse themselves in the romance of a genuine natural paradise.
Discover Magnetic Island with local teenager Melia Hinks, where life is beautiful one day and perfect the next. In just 20 minutes via SeaLink ferry you can be transported into island time. Relax on palm-fringed beaches, explore hidden bays and have a wildlife encounter.
In the great daisy chain of isles along the Great Barrier Reef, is any more democratic in its pleasures than Magnetic Island? Eight kilometres adrift of Australia’s largest city in the north, it’s an island to dream about – ideal for holidays and honeymoons, putting watery distance between one life and another. And it offers value for money in the serious business of R&R.
Being in such a beautiful place with great weather there are an abundance of outdoor activities on Magnetic Island. One of the best things about the island is that you can just go and chill out on a beautiful beach without the crowds. Or get active and take to the water on a kayak, hobie cat, jetski or snorkel the hidden wonders that surround the island.