Weddings

With 320 reliable days of sunshine and consistently warm weather, close to the mainland, Magnetic Island is an ideal venue for a destination wedding. A tropical paradise, Magnetic Island has 20 bays and beaches and a variety of scenic locations for a beach ceremony as well as luxurious reception locations for groups of all sizes....

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Tours and Activities

Big Mama Sailing Half Day Adventure An opportunity to get your feet sandy, have a swim/ snorkel, explore Five Beach Bay, only accessible by boat, sail Magnetic Island, relax & enjoy the beautiful & diverse scenery. WHATS INCLUDED: Morning tea supplied (freshly homemade scones with jam and cream/ tea and coffee) Enjoy a wholesome BBQ Lunch...

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Fishing

Magnetic Island is a fisherman's paradise, with angling possible from the beach, rocky points, and inshore waters. A catch is virtually guaranteed, with trophies as large as 22 pound Coral Trout and 44 pound Spanish Mackerel being landed by Magnetic Island fishermen. You are able to fish for bream, flathead, whiting, queen fish, and trevally...

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Diving

Magnetic Island is located within Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and enjoys consistent warm water temperatures around 20°C. Diving is exceptional here on Magnetic, with opportunities available for both beginners and experts to explore an underwater world of canyons, swim throughs, caves, gullies, and incredible wall dives. In amongst the multitude of bays and rocky...

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Driving

Whether you bring your personal vehicle over onboard the ferry or rent your ride on the island, driving on Magnetic Island is a delightful way to explore island life and enjoy the variety of scenery and activities that can be readily found here. Navigation is easy, though road conditions may vary. Always check tide tables...

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Bush walking

Bushwalking enthusiasts will find that Magnetic Island is blessed by a full 25km of hiking paths. Walking tracks connect many of the island's bays and communities and offer unsurpassed views from vantage points high upon ridges and headlands. There's simply no better way to spend a few hours in paradise than to trek through dense...

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Golf

Magnetic Island Country Club is the island's 9-hole golf course, open daily to the public from dawn until dusk. Located against a backdrop of rugged hills and lush vegetation at Picnic Bay and adjacent to the National Park, the course has been played on by Greg Norman who ranked it amongst the best he has...

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Markets

Magnetic Island has two popular open-air market scenes, both with local produce, ready-to-eat food and drinks, clothing, artwork, handicrafts, jewellery, and lively music whilst you shop. Arcadia has a Friday Night market weekly at the RSL Hall, hours 6.00pm-8.00pm. Horseshoe Bay's Market is open the second and last Sunday of every month under the trees...

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