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Guidebook for Picnic Bay

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Guidebook for Picnic Bay

Arts & Culture
Cute little museum in the old Picnic Bay School house. Worth a visit. 10am to 2pm everyday (except Tuesdays), from Easter to Australia Day. Closed Australia Day to Easter (26 Jan - 2 April)
Granite St at Police Station
7 Granite Street
Cute little museum in the old Picnic Bay School house. Worth a visit. 10am to 2pm everyday (except Tuesdays), from Easter to Australia Day. Closed Australia Day to Easter (26 Jan - 2 April)
Everything Else
This is where we live and where you will be staying.
16 Barbarra St
16 Barbarra St
This is where we live and where you will be staying.
Drinks & Nightlife
If you enjoy playing golf, we have the golf course for you! Look out for koalas they can often be seen from the golf course.
Magnetic Island Golf Course
If you enjoy playing golf, we have the golf course for you! Look out for koalas they can often be seen from the golf course.
Full moon dance parties. Bar and food available.
Base Backpackers Magnetic Island
Full moon dance parties. Bar and food available.
Food Scene
Open daily for lunch and dinner.
7
locals recommend
Picnic Bay Hotel
7
locals recommend
Open daily for lunch and dinner.
Funky coffee shop - best one on the Island. Really friendly staff and a wholesome feed. Try a turmeric latte on coconut milk...yum! (Only open from Easter till about October each year)
6
locals recommend
Scallywags
106 Sooning St
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locals recommend
Funky coffee shop - best one on the Island. Really friendly staff and a wholesome feed. Try a turmeric latte on coconut milk...yum! (Only open from Easter till about October each year)
Sunday markets in Townsville. Great for fresh local fruit n veggies
8
locals recommend
Cotters Markets
8
locals recommend
Sunday markets in Townsville. Great for fresh local fruit n veggies
Ok for breakfast and lunch and tapas. Sometimes they have live music.
The Reef Bar Cafe
9 The Esplanade
Ok for breakfast and lunch and tapas. Sometimes they have live music.
Dependable Mexican tucker. Generous serves, friendly service, great outdoor atmosphere. The veggie nachos are always good. You can't go wrong at Man Friday's.
10
locals recommend
Man Friday Restaurant
10
locals recommend
Dependable Mexican tucker. Generous serves, friendly service, great outdoor atmosphere. The veggie nachos are always good. You can't go wrong at Man Friday's.
When they are good they are amazing. Breakfast or brunch recommended.
The Early Bird
11 Pacific Dr
When they are good they are amazing. Breakfast or brunch recommended.
Sightseeing
Great for a sunset. Mangroves. Interesting Island spot. Unfortunately the walk out to Cockle isn't as pretty as it used to be.
Cockle Bay
LOT 106 W Point Rd
Great for a sunset. Mangroves. Interesting Island spot. Unfortunately the walk out to Cockle isn't as pretty as it used to be.
Terrific views to be had from Sails Rock. It's a steep climb up a sealed service road, but worth the huffy-puffy!!
Sails Rock
Terrific views to be had from Sails Rock. It's a steep climb up a sealed service road, but worth the huffy-puffy!!
Essentials
Local supermarket - at the Nelly Bay ferry terminal.
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locals recommend
IGA, Nelly Bay, Queensland
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locals recommend
Local supermarket - at the Nelly Bay ferry terminal.
Woolworths supermarket, cheaper than the Island IGA but not as convenient.
6
locals recommend
Woolworths Townsville City Arcade
393-399 Flinders St
6
locals recommend
Woolworths supermarket, cheaper than the Island IGA but not as convenient.
Getting Around
Bus stop
Yule St at Picnic Bay Jetty
Bus stop