So much to see and do.

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so much to see

The wealth of activities available on Magnetic Island is almost as astounding as its natural beauty. 

For something really unique enjoy the ocean views on horseback, hold a koala for that perfect photo opportunity or view giant clams at the local aquarium. Embrace the culture of Magnetic Island in the established art galleries, museum and fabulous cabaret restaurant, or get active and enjoy a spot of tennis, or play a round of golf in a natural oasis.   

Explore Magnetic Island’s secluded bays and get up close and personal with the incredible marine life of dolphins, turtles and sea eagles. Whatever the activity, plunge in and let your island adventure begin.
so much to do
Whether you seek relaxation or a heart pumping adventure, Magnetic Island has everything you need to ensure your tropical escape is unforgettable. The selection of tours on offer allows you to explore every corner of the luscious landscape with the greatest of ease. Land or sea – we’ve got you covered. 
The area surrounding Magnetic Island plays host to a wonderful array of tropical fish, turtles and colourful coral reefs. Take a guided reef or sea kayak tour, learn to dive through the renowned dive courses available, or seize the opportunity and hire your own diving or snorkelling equipment to explore this amazing underwater world. Spend the day fishing with an experienced skipper and enjoy your own catch of the day for dinner, float the day away on your chartered cruise, or embark on a fast paced jet ski or motor bike adventure. There are sailing catamarans for hire, as well as sailboards, surf skis and paddleboards.
so much to entice


The lively local community on Magnetic Island enables a great range of regular events to take place giving visitors the chance to soak up the Island’s relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Our annual calendar of celebrations and events adds to the diverse range of attractions and activities already on offer on Magnetic Island adding to the island’s irresistible charm. From our inaugural Sailing Race Week, lively regular markets, festivals, full moon parties, and sporting events through to seasonal whale watching it’s always a great time to come and visit.

Browse our online publications

Click and browse our online publications to learn even more about Magnetic Island’s many attractions, history, walking trails and community. The Informer Business Directory lists all local community businesses, services, maps and timetables making it an invaluable resource to all who live on, are thinking of moving to, or are looking at investing in our beautiful Island.

travel to and around the island

18 trips. 20 minutes.

your quickest link to the island

Sealink offer a fast and convenient passenger service to the Island in air-conditioned comfort with their high-speed catamarans taking only 20 minutes to cross the bay.

Drive to Magnetic Island

passenger and car ferry

The drive on, drive off convenience of Magnetic Island Ferries provides a no fuss, efficient service with facilities to accommodate most vehicles including campers and trailers.

Do it by bus!

all day passes and tours

Sunbus picks up from every SeaLink ferry to take you to your destination. In addition to single journeys you can purchase all day pass to tour the Island at your leisure.