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Things to do

A woman looks at the ocean and sunset as she holds her hat

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, a weekend adventure or something longer, if you're looking for a variety of activities you'll be spoilt for choice.