Magnetic Island Informer

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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. The Island plays host to an abundance of native wildlife and an assortment of bush trails beyond compare. It has numerous secluded beaches and bays that are framed by awe-inspiring rocky headlands with huge granite boulders, softened by majestic emerald green hoop pines.


There are not many places in the world that can almost guarantee you sunshine for your long awaited holiday. However, with an average of 320 days of sunshine a year, Magnetic Island is as close as they come. The pleasantly warm, sunny days make it easy for holiday makers to get the most of their island escape. The weather is ideal for kicking back and enjoying ice cold refreshments under a swaying coconut palm, or lunging head on into any of the adventurous outdoor activities on offer.

The Island’s yearly average maximum temperature is an agreeable 28.7°C and the minimum, a comfortable 19.5°C. With only slight maximum temperature variations throughout the year, and glorious sea breezes, it really is beach weather all year round.

Escape to paradise today and create memories that will last a lifetime…