Magnetic Island is an ideal destination for groups of all sizes and kinds. The island is easily accessed by our ferry with several departures daily from Townsville, just 40 minutes away. Magnetic Island features 23 picturesque beaches and a large variety of watersports. Island and reef tours can be arranged, as well as activities such as fishing, snorkeling, diving, and golf. There are 25 km of hiking trails and weekly open air markets, activities for kids, and a lively restaurant scene in four island villages. Accommodation choices are plentiful, with backpackers, hotels, resorts, and holiday homes all welcoming groups. Whatever the occasion, make Magnetic Island your groups easy and fun holiday destination!