Magnetic Island Informer

welcome to magnetic island

Pristine beaches, turquoise waters, abundant wildlife, fabulous bush trails, glorious weather and a vibrant local community. Magnetic Island is truly the destination of choice. Located within the islands of the Great Barrier Reef in north Queensland and only a 20 minute ferry ride from Townsville, Magnetic Island is the perfect place for visitors to relax and unwind, and to appreciate this lifestyle community that a lucky few call home.

Magnetic Island has 23 secluded beaches and bays, framed by inspiring rocky headlands with huge granite bolders, softened by majestic hoop pines. The island’s distinctive landscape is two thirds National Park, with 25 km of walking trails offering spectacular views and an abundance of native flora and fauna.

There is accommodation to suit all budgets and needs, a huge range of activities for both energetic and relaxation pursuits, numerous ways to explore the land and sea, casual to gourmet dining experiences, and the convenience of local services and amenities. Come visit us soon. You’ll be glad you did.