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Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island is an island in the Great Barrier Reef, 10 kilometres off the coast of Queensland near Townsville. It has become popular as a holiday destination with lots of hotels and resorts catering to visitors. A 27 km² national park has some nice walking tracks and lots of wildlife to explore.

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Arcadia Beach Guest House

Arcadia Beach Guest House

We had an excellent stay in Arcadia Beach House. Mac and Renee were excellent hosts and were very helpful and friendly. Our room was really comfortable and nicely decorated. The location was spot on - right across from the beach and also very peaceful and relaxing. ... more

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Magnetic Island Discussions

  • Full moon party.
    Alrighty, Heading to Magnetic Island next week for the full moon party! anyone know if its good I've heard from a couple it is, but what actually goes on, I know about the thai ones, is it at all alike? Peace out ...

  • Need a few answers :) :)
    hi scott things to see on the east coast are. cape tribulation,cairns,magnetic island with van can be expensive to take there,whitsundays,noosa,brisbane,byron bay,nimbin,coffs harbour for really cheap dive course 4 day only $345 and padi,sydney,melbourne. Can be a bit hard finding work for a week ...

  • Townsville in Queensland
    Hi lisay, I spent a couple of days in townsville last year when I was travelling down the east coast. It's a nice town, fairly quiet compared to Cairns, but also less touristy. A bonus is that it is close to Magnetic Island and one of my favourite dive spots in the world the Yongala Wreck. We also ...

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Magnetic Island Blog Entries

  • Magnetic Island
    Efter en svängig morgon har vi nu landat i Cairns och vår resa till Magnetic Island är till ända. Magnetic Island var det stället som vi viste minst om. Vi skulle bo på ett koalareservat och vi skulle kunna se koalor var allt vi visste. När vi väl anlände visade sig att vi hade ett lite större paket än ...
    Posted in Den långa resan 2012 by JennyoMartin

  • Magnetic Island
    Aujourd'hui, nous avons pris le bateau pour aller sur Magnetic Island. Là-bas, nous avons marché ...
    Posted in Le tour du monde en 365 jours by Fionantoine

  • Magnetic Island
    After 5 hours or so on the Greyhound bus from Cairns, I jumped off in Townsville and got the ferry over to Nelly Bay on Magnetic Island. The hostel had a pool and was right ON the beach, so it was 3 days of typical "sydenferie" Ha Ha ...
    Posted in Australia by TonjeSol

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Arcadia Beach Guest House

27 Marine Parade Arcadia, Magnetic Island (Map) - Guesthouse
We had an excellent stay in Arcadia Beach House. Mac and Renee were excellent hosts and were very helpful and friendly. Our room was really comfortable and nicely decorated.