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Historic Site

The Forts

15 locals recommend

Tips from locals

Sue
Sue
October 13, 2020
Wonderful hike as a standalone or part of a longer walk.
Tim
Tim
August 28, 2018
The Forts walk is one of the iconic walks on Magnetic Island. It's your best chance to see koalas in the wild, and it offers you WWII history combined with stunning views of Horseshoe Bay and Cleveland Bay. You'll need to hop on a bus, hire a car or drive your way to The Forts, but it's a…
Susan
Susan
August 27, 2018
This walk not only gives you a panoramic view of the island from the Forts but in most cases you can view Koalas in their natural habitat ... the Australian bush!
Rhoden
Rhoden
August 15, 2018
Great easy walk which you can reach by Bus not far from Arcadia Beach as you head to Horeshoe Bay.
Audrey
Audrey
June 7, 2018
Wonderful views especially at sunset. One of the few places you get to see Koalas in the wild - although they are occasionally seen wandering around the place especially the school. Leave the garden by the back gate. Turn left and after approx 100m take the footpath on the right. After a bit of a…

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Horseshoe Bay, QLD 4819