The perfect place for a relaxing yet energizing getaway off the shores of Townsville in Queensland.
This unique delightful blend on untouched National Park is the perfect destination as its average of 320 days of sunshine a year and with a climate that rarely drops below 20 and rise of 40, will leave you with that perfect tan and relaxed feeling when the dreadful time to return home comes.
Just a 20min ride on the fiery across Cleveland bay from Townsville on one of there 14 return trips daily, will lead you to this paradise.
This 5,184-hectare National park, with Mt. Cook in the centre rising up to 497 meters above sea level offers more than just the usual island holiday. Great granite boulders are softened by tall Hoop pines, eucalypt forest, and small patches of rainforest covering this small island. Among these lay the bays which have been formed, some only reachable by foot or boat. The blue and green crystal clear waters hold colorful corals and many marine animals only waiting for you to discover.
But there is more than just marine life on this island. The many birds will bring music to your ear each day, and the bats will put on a magical show flying across the island each night. There are also the rock wallabies, possums, and koalas roaming the island.
The 24kms of walking tracks offer those views which capture the true beauty of this island with there spectacular lookouts.
The walks are easy and cover the entire island, making them enjoyable for everyone.
When the day finally begins to close, head towards Horseshoe bay which will show you the wonderful sunset each night as it points towards the north.
Once you come here, you will want to return to this budget able holiday, living it up in luxury accommodation among the friendly community which is Magnetic Island. With a snorkel, comfy pair of shoes, or that new bathing suit which allows you to have the perfect tan each time why don’t you come and explore one of its many bays today?
Whether young or old, there is something to do on this island for everyone.