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Cheap Magnetic Island Hotels

Tropical Palms
Tropical Palms
3.5 out of 5.0 34 Picnic Street, Magnetic Island, Picnic Bay, QLD
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5.0/5 (2 reviews)

I have stayed here a number of times and intend to return next year. Friendly staff and suit's my needs.

Reviewed on 2 Sep. 2016
When you stay at Tropical Palms in Picnic Bay, you'll be 8 minutes by foot from Magnetic Island Golf Course.
True North Bed & Breakfast
True North Bed & Breakfast
3.5 out of 5.0 48 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

Beautiful Queenslander in a great location in Horseshoe Bay. Immaculate presentation, friendly and welcoming owners and freshly prepared breakfast on the balcony - great stay, highly recommended

Reviewed on 13 Apr. 2019
When you stay at True North Bed & Breakfast in Horseshoe Bay, you'll be near the beach, within a 5-minute drive of Horseshoe Bay Beach and Magnetic Island National ...
Island Leisure Resort
Island Leisure Resort
4.0 out of 5.0 6 Kelly Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
4.9/5 (9 reviews)

I spent 6 nights at Island Leisure resort and was well rested when leaving. The villas are comfortable and perfect for Queensland's weather. The property is close to the beach, close to the ferry terminal for transfers to the mainland, close to local shops, restaurants and scooter rental, and on ...

Reviewed on 7 Nov. 2019
Located in Nelly Bay, Island Leisure Resort is a 4-minute drive from Magnetic Island Golf Course and 12 minutes from Magnetic Island National Park.
Arcadia Village Motel
Arcadia Village Motel
3.0 out of 5.0 7 Marine Parade, Arcadia Bay, Arcadia, QLD
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4.3/5 (10 reviews)

Great place but started lawn mowing in front of room at 7:00am then whipper snipper and blower. Finished at 10:00am.Hopefully this doesnt happen everyday.

Reviewed on 25 Jun. 2018
Located in Arcadia, Arcadia Village Motel is by the sea, within a 10-minute drive of Horseshoe Bay Beach and Magnetic Island National Park.
Peppers Blue on Blue
Peppers Blue on Blue
4.5 out of 5.0 123 Sooning Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
4.1/5 (14 reviews)

Fantastic location. Excellent service from all staff we dealt with. Very comfortable room and great facilities.

Reviewed on 9 Oct. 2019
Located in Nelly Bay, Peppers Blue on Blue is on the waterfront, a 5-minute drive from Magnetic Island Golf Course and 7 minutes from Magnetic Island National ...
Sails On Horseshoe
Sails On Horseshoe
3.5 out of 5.0 13 Pacific Drive, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
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4.0/5 (1 reviews)

Me and my boyfriend stayed there for 9 days and it was amazing. Right outside the beach and just up the road was the restaurants and an IGA and some other little stores. It had everything we needed even extra beach towels and a selection of DVD's to watch. The only thing I could say is the air conditioner ...

Reviewed on 14 Dec. 2015
With a stay at Sails On Horseshoe in Horseshoe Bay, you'll be near the bay, just steps from Horseshoe Bay Beach and a 3-minute drive from Magnetic Island National ...
Dandaloo Gardens
Dandaloo Gardens
3.5 out of 5.0 42 Hayles Avenue, Arcadia, QLD
When you stay at Dandaloo Gardens in Arcadia, you'll be on the beach and 8 minutes by car from Horseshoe Bay Beach.
Bungalow Bay Koala Village - Hostel
Bungalow Bay Koala Village - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 40 Horseshoe Bay Road, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
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Located in Horseshoe Bay, Bungalow Bay Koala Village - Hostel is near the beach, a 5-minute walk from Horseshoe Bay Beach and within a 5-minute drive of Magnetic ...
Canopy Chalet 10
Canopy Chalet 10
3.0 out of 5.0 Canopy Chalet 10, 42 Yates Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
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Located in Nelly Bay, this cottage is a 3-minute drive from Magnetic Island Golf Course and 9 minutes from Magnetic Island National Park.

Hotels In Magnetic Island

Known to the locals as ‘Maggie’, Magnetic Island sits just off the coast of Queensland’s Townsville. Easy to get to, it has some of the most beautiful scenery around as well as top class facilities for visitors. Rich in nature, with some gorgeous sandy beaches, everything you could want in a holiday is close at hand. Check out our excellent Magnetic Island accommodation and feel the attraction for yourself!


Magnetic Island has been a popular holiday destination for many years, loved by international guests and Aussie tourists alike. Before this, the island was home to European settlers, and , various Aboriginal groups lived on the island even earlier. The name came from a strange magnetic effect said to have occurred on the compass of Captain Cook’s ship when he was passing by.

Things to do

Magnetic Island National Park is the perfect place for hiking, climbing, and nature spotting – covering over half of the island, gorgeous natural scenery is never too far away! With a large koala population, it is also one of the best places in the whole of Australia for watching these furry cute critters in the wild. Relax on the sandy beaches and swim in the deliciously cool ocean. The waters are also teeming with fish, so it’s great for keen fishing enthusiasts. Picnic Bay Jetty is another great spot for chilling out. A couple of old fortresses from World War II provide historical sightseeing and a number of spas and beauty salons mean that relaxing at the end of a busy day is made even more special. There are several celebrations on the island throughout the year, and if you’re around for the full moon, you’re in for a real treat!

Shopping and dining

There is a full range of facilities and services on Magnetic Island, so you needn’t worry about being away from the mainland. There is a good assortment of places to eat and drink, catering to all tastes.

Getting here and around

Book a flight to Townsville and hop on the fast and frequent ferry service to be on Magnetic Island in a jiffy. With loads of terrific Magnetic Island hotels, you can be sure of a pleasant and comfortable stay on this tropical island paradise.

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