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Magnetic Island overview

Magnetic Island is a family-friendly place surrounded by picturesque views of islands and beaches. Visitors to Magnetic Island can take time to see places like Magnetic Island National Park and Horseshoe Bay Beach. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Magnetic Island Golf Course.

Where to stay in Magnetic Island

A welcoming city for everyone, Magnetic Island has a variety of hotels to choose from. There are 18 hotels in Magnetic Island and you can shop as many as 481 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 40%. We have room prices starting at 12 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Magnetic Island as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 14 5-star hotels from 65 USD per night
  • • 43 4-star hotels from 63 USD per night
  • • 20 3-star hotels from 23 USD per night
  • • 6 2-star hotels from 12 USD per night

How to get to Magnetic Island

Fly into Townsville, QLD (TSV), 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from central Magnetic Island.

What to see around Magnetic Island

Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Magnetic Island National Park
  • • Horseshoe Bay Beach
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Army Museum North Queensland (8.3 mi/13.3 km from the city center)
  • • Queens Gardens (8.9 mi/14.3 km from the city center)
  • • Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal (9 mi/14.5 km from the city center)
  • • Museum of Tropical Queensland (9.2 mi/14.8 km from the city center)
  • • ReefHQ Aquarium (9.2 mi/14.8 km from the city center)

When to visit Magnetic Island

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 89°F day, 71°F night
  • • April-June: 86°F day, 57°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 56°F night
  • • October-December: 89°F day, 67°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 26.26 inches
  • • April-June: 4.84 inches
  • • July-September: 0.63 inches
  • • October-December: 8.94 inches