Magnetic Island is home to a few backpacker & budget establishments, each of which offers affordable accommodation and easy access to the island’s plentiful activities and attractions. Upon arrival at the ferry terminal, hop on the island bus to your ‘home away from home’, then get set to enjoy day tours, cruises to the Great Barrier Reef, snorkeling, diving, and much more.

Base Backpackers

Located right on the beach, chill out in the sun by day and groove to funky tunes at the Island Bar by night, home of the ONLY Full Moon party in Australia!

Book Now: 07 4778 5777



Tropical Palms Inn

Affordable Quality. Located in picturesque Picnic Bay at the “Quiet End” of Magnetic Island, Tropical Palms Inn offers a clean comfortable retreat for families and adventurers of all ages.

Book Now: 07 4778 5076



Bungalow Bay Koala Village

Australia’s only resort with resident koalas and other Aussie wildlife in its boutique wildlife park. Nested into the national park, the 6 ½ acres of resort is built to harmonise with the environment and not impact on it.

Book Now: 1800 285 577