Skip to content

Guidebook for Magnetic Island

Judy & David
Judy & David
Joined in 2014
Judy & David

Guidebook for Magnetic Island

Everything Else
A must do while on Maggie Island
Magnetic Island Golf Course
A must do while on Maggie Island
Like to have a view when are having a drink or a meal? Try this bar. Has big screen for watching that important sporting event too.
Picnic Bay
Like to have a view when are having a drink or a meal? Try this bar. Has big screen for watching that important sporting event too.
This is where the ferry leaves for adventures to a magical island
10
locals recommend
SeaLink Queensland
10
locals recommend
This is where the ferry leaves for adventures to a magical island
This is where the car barges depart for Magnetic Island - ticket includes up to five passengers
Magnetic Island Ferries
This is where the car barges depart for Magnetic Island - ticket includes up to five passengers
Convenient supermarket shopping on way to West Point
10
locals recommend
FoodWorks
10
locals recommend
Convenient supermarket shopping on way to West Point
One of the supermarkets where just about anything you need can be found before heading off to West Point. Open from 6am each day
12
locals recommend
IGA, Nelly Bay, Queensland
12
locals recommend
One of the supermarkets where just about anything you need can be found before heading off to West Point. Open from 6am each day
Fabulous beach and playground for children. Pub has a good bottle shop and famous toad races each Wednesday night. Newsagent here as well as dive shop and cafes.
Alma Bay
Fabulous beach and playground for children. Pub has a good bottle shop and famous toad races each Wednesday night. Newsagent here as well as dive shop and cafes.
Another beautiful swimming beach with local life savers on hand in summer months. Historic jetty a popular fishing spot
Picnic Bay
Another beautiful swimming beach with local life savers on hand in summer months. Historic jetty a popular fishing spot
This walk takes you to a historic WWII sight with lookouts along the way and can almost guarantee sighting of koala in the trees near the track.
Forts Walk
This walk takes you to a historic WWII sight with lookouts along the way and can almost guarantee sighting of koala in the trees near the track.
Lots of water craft for hire here and several great restaurants and cafes provide a variety of cuisines. Sunday morning markets are held most weeks
8
locals recommend
Horseshoe Bay
8
locals recommend
Lots of water craft for hire here and several great restaurants and cafes provide a variety of cuisines. Sunday morning markets are held most weeks
90% of the island is national park. There are many tracks and walks that provide bushwalkers ample opportunity to indulge their passion.
Magnetic Island National Park
40 Horseshoe Bay Road
90% of the island is national park. There are many tracks and walks that provide bushwalkers ample opportunity to indulge their passion.
They provide free swimming pool open to public (good in stinger season) plus pub meals, live music, sports bar and famous toad races each week.
Arcadia Village Hotel
7 Marine Parade
They provide free swimming pool open to public (good in stinger season) plus pub meals, live music, sports bar and famous toad races each week.
Food Scene
Genuine French cuisine with take away options as well
Restaurant Le Paradis Brasserie & Take Away @ Nelly
98 Sooning Street
Genuine French cuisine with take away options as well
Another good option for al fresco dining
10
locals recommend
Man Friday Restaurant
10
locals recommend
Another good option for al fresco dining
Food is always fresh & delicious. BYO
Thai Again
53 Sooning St
Food is always fresh & delicious. BYO
Bes bread, good coffee, prize winning pies, fresh sandwiches and yummy cakes
Magnetic Island Bakery
98 Sooning St
Bes bread, good coffee, prize winning pies, fresh sandwiches and yummy cakes
Quirky pirate ship atmosphere, good food, shaded outdoor dining with children's play area
7
locals recommend
Scallywags
106 Sooning St
7
locals recommend
Quirky pirate ship atmosphere, good food, shaded outdoor dining with children's play area
Shopping
This little place can help with money exchange as well as all postal needs; gifts and souvenirs. Several other shops nearby stock gifts , toys, clothing including sarongs, togs and thongs.
Magnetic Island Post Office Shop
This little place can help with money exchange as well as all postal needs; gifts and souvenirs. Several other shops nearby stock gifts , toys, clothing including sarongs, togs and thongs.
Drinks & Nightlife
Great place to watch big screen sporting events or have a quick meal in an awesome spot overlooking the bay.
7
locals recommend
Picnic Bay Hotel
7
locals recommend
Great place to watch big screen sporting events or have a quick meal in an awesome spot overlooking the bay.
Full moon party every month is very popular but they also have good meals and magnificent position right on water front...
Base Backpackers Magnetic Island
Full moon party every month is very popular but they also have good meals and magnificent position right on water front...
Beach front location; good food; live music some nights
14
locals recommend
Marlin Bar
3 Pacific Drive
14
locals recommend
Beach front location; good food; live music some nights
DJ or live music most nights; vey popular & busy; iconic cane toad races on Wednesday nights; swimming pool open for public use; always something happening;daily menu specials
8
locals recommend
Arcadia Village Hotel
8
locals recommend
DJ or live music most nights; vey popular & busy; iconic cane toad races on Wednesday nights; swimming pool open for public use; always something happening;daily menu specials