Welcome to Magnetic Island
Magnetic Island, situated only 8 km offshore from Townsville, is a quick and easy trip by our ferry and a perfect destination for a day in the sun or a weekend getaway. Both passenger and car ferry services operate approximately every 2 hours for a 40 minute trip to the island making it simple to visit Magnetic Island, and maximising your time to enjoy the island’s beauty and myriad of activities.
With 320 days of sunshine per year, over 20 beaches, and half of the island covered in National Park, ‘Maggie’ is the perfect place for a holiday. Possible activities on Magnetic Island range from active pursuits such as hiking, fishing, diving, and snorkeling, to more leisurely choices of lounging on perfect beaches, swimming in crystal clear waters, and the monthly all night ‘Full Moon’ party hosted by top DJ’s. Whether you want to be on the go, or a fixture on the beaches, Magnetic Island is your perfect getaway.