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Things to do

Magnetic Island's relaxed tropical lifestyle, quiet, secluded beaches, rugged nature, abundant wildlife and easy access to the Great Barrier Reef make it a wonderful place to relax and unwind. Magnetic Island is just a short ferry ride from Townsville making it the perfect holiday destination. Whether it's a short public holiday break, weekend adventure or something longer, if you're looking for a variety of activities you'll be spoilt for choice.

  • Top 5 spots for incredible sunrise and sunset on Maggie

    Here are our top picks for the best spots to view some of the best sunrise and sunsets on Magnetic Island.
  • Best Walking Trails on Magnetic Island

    The best way to explore Magnetic Island is on foot, at your own pace.
  • Best snorkelling spots on Magnetic Island

    It's that easy! Just pack your snorkel gear and you are all set to explore Magnetic Island best fringing reefs
  • Best places to grab a drink or a bite on Magnetic Island

    Magnetic Island's food scene is a wonderful mix of local coffee shops, laidback beachfront pubs and fine-dining seafood restaurants.
  • Discover Magnetic Island's diverse wildlife

    Spot wild koala, wallabies, birds, butterflies and so much more on Magnetic Island!