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ACTIVITIES & TOURS
Things to do on Magnetic Island

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WATER TOURS & ACTIVITIES

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ADRENALIN SNORKEL & DIVE

Departs: Magnetic Marina
NELLY BAY
PRICE RANGE: $$

Explore the Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) or the SS Yongala on our day trips. Experienced diving and snorkelling provider with a full service dive centre. Day trips and liveaboards. Visiting the Great Barrier Reef plus a wide range of PADI courses. ECO-certified working with conservation groups, and GBRMPA to educate the community and monitor the reef.

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GET AROUND BOAT TOURS

Departs: Horseshoe Bay foreshore
HORSESHOE BAY


PRICE RANGE: $ - $$

Great prices! See all of the Island's stunning coastline on a full day tour. Discover stunning beaches you can't access by walking or by car, snorkel over amazing reefs, swim in secret coves, try your luck at fishing, and see a spectacular sunset.

0448 434 292

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360 ISLAND CRUISES

Departs: Magnetic Marina
NELLY BAY
PRICE RANGE: $$

NEW! A comfortable and super fun vessel has arrived to circumnavigate Maggie. Every day ... Every bay!
 Go from a quiet cruise speed around the reefs, to the far west of the island

•    9m vessel (RIB)
   

•    12 seats
   

•    2 hours

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MAGNETIC ISLAND SEA KAYAKS

7-10 Pacific Drive
HORSESHOE BAY

PRICE RANGE: $ - $$

We take only photos and leave only footprints. View nature in the wild on the island’s most informative advanced eco-tour from the quiet of your sea kayak.

• 2 hour Morning Tour
  8.30am
to 10.30am

• 2 hour Sunset Tour
  4pm to 6pm
Visit our website and book online.

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PLEASURE DIVERS

10 Marine Parade
ARCADIA


PRICE RANGE: $$

Boasting the only purpose built dive training pool on Magnetic Island, easy access dive sites and world class instructors, it's a great place to learn to dive, improve your skills or become a dive professional. The number one stop for all your snorkel hire and tour needs.

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AQUASCENE MAGNETIC ISLAND

Departs Magnetic Marina
NELLY BAY
PRICE RANGE: $$

• Discovery Tour

• Circumnavigation Explorer Tour

• Sunset and Shipwreck Tour

Eco certified and Tourism Award winner. Small personalised tours full of stunning scenery, stories and special places. Our awesome boat was designed to take you to places you never thought possible, which means we get you closer to all the special places we love.

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ISLAND TIME CRUISES

- DAY CRUISE

Departs: Horseshoe Bay foreshore
HORSESHOE BAY


PRICE RANGE: $$

Day Cruise: Hop on board for a 4 hour tour and discover Magnetic island by sea. Small groups. Snorkel the fringing reefs, walk on stunning secluded beaches and fishing - we'll fillet and bag your catch, and we also always carry soy, wasabi and of course chop sticks onboard for the Sashimi lovers. Private charter also.

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JET SKI HIRE MAGNETIC ISLAND

Departs: Horseshoe Bay foreshore
HORSESHOE BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$

Located right next to the boat ramp in Horseshoe Bay, we're home to the largest hire area on the East Coast of Australia, and we'll teach you everything you need to know about driving one of our Seadoo GTI130 skis. 30 minute or 60 minute hires are available, with or without a Go Pro Hero 10. Book early to reserve your jetski!

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NELLY BAY BOAT HIRE

38 Mandalay Avenue, Nelly Bay
NELLY BAY


OPEN: 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday
    

Fun catamarans for hire! Holding up to 4 people with safety vests included. We have new vessels arriving, so drop in and see us next to Fishn N Fueln (the petrol station) in Mandalay Avenue.

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SEALINK PACKAGE TOURS

Breakwater Terminal, Sir Theiss Drive
TOWNSVILLE
 & NELLY BAY TERMINAL

PRICE RANGE: $ - $$$

Whether you want to relax on a secluded beach, cruise the tropical waters of North Queensland or try one of the many adventure activities on offer on Magnetic Island, we can plan the perfect holiday itinerary for you. We are Magnetic Island specialists and can recommend tours, accommodation, transport and day tour packages for every budget. Choose from our existing range of packages or contact us and let one of our experienced staff customise a holiday for you.

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ISLAND TIME CRUISES
- SUNSET CRUISE

Departs: Horseshoe Bay foreshore
HORSESHOE BAY


PRICE RANGE: $$

Sunset Cruise: Take a scenic sunset cruise through stunning Horseshoe Bay, along Orchard Rock and the secluded beaches of Balding and Radical Bays. An entertaining and informative commentary about the Island and its secrets is also included with a glass of bubbles. BYO. Private charter also.

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MAGNETIC ISLAND FISHING CHARTERS

7-10 Pacific Drive
HORSESHOE BAY

PRICE RANGE: $ - $$

Fishing charters, sightseeing and whale watching* tours. Half or full day around Magnetic Island and beyond. Groups of up to 5 people welcome. *Seasonal.

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PILGRIM SAILING

Departs: Magnetic Harbour
NELLY BAY


PRICE RANGE: $$

One of Magnetic Island's premium experience providers offering all inclusive sailing cruises and rrivate charters on a luxury 58-foot yacht. 
Forget about the real world for a while. Soak in the views of the stunning Magnetic Island coastline while you experience the magic of sailing and enjoy the best locally sourced food and wine. wine.

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THE BEACH CLUB

Departs: Various locations
ALL BAYS


PRICE RANGE: $$ - $$$

The ultimate combination of exclusive beach relaxation and top-quality local produce, offering chauffeured boat transfers for couples to access a secluded beach on Magnetic Island for a gourmet picnic.

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LAND TOURS & ACTIVITIES

Land Tours & Activities
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BEST BUS TOURS

Departs: Ferry Terminal

NELLY BAY

PRICE RANGE: $$

Our local guides will take you on a journey to discover Magnetic Island's stories by air conditioned bus. Experience first-hand why so many have been drawn to her charms. This tour departs in the morning, and includes one hour free time at Horseshoe Bay for lunch, and return you to the ferry terminal.

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MAGNETIC ISLAND ROAMING

4 Mandalay Ave

NELLY BAY
PRICE RANGE: $$

Our UBCO electric road registered bikes are silent and fun. Like a moped/postie bike/motorbike they're the electric equivalent to a 50cc scooter. Requires a driver's license and confidence/ability to ride the road on 2 wheels. The battery lasts all day allowing you to explore the entire island.

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PETER LAWSON FINE ART
STUDIO & GALLERY

16 Marine Parade

ARCADIA

OPEN: Times vary, please call us.

Peter Lawson is principally a painter of Australian outback scenes, island landscapes and historical subjects in oil and watercolour. He has exhibited around the world, and has illustrated several books, including a book of poems by his great uncle, Henry Lawson.

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JAN MALKIN GALLERY

7 Winifred Street

NELLY BAY

PRICE RANGE: $ - $$
OPEN: 9.00am to 1.00pm

Exhibitions and small workshops available. Contact Jan or visit her Facebook page to see the latest details.

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MAGNETIC MUSEUM & CRAFT SHOP

11-15 Granite Street

PICNIC BAY
PRICE RANGE: $0

OPEN: Easter to January 26th 10am-2pm

CLOSED: Tuesdays & Wednesdays

The heritage-listed Picnic Bay Schoolhouse, on the grounds, is used as a Craft Centre, selling quality local craft and historical publications. The Museum itself is housed in the historic Butler Hut, named after the original pioneering family of the island.

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SEALINK PACKAGE TOURS

Breakwater Terminal, Sir Theiss Drive

TOWNSVILLE
PRICE RANGE: $-$$

Whether you want to relax on a secluded beach, cruise the tropical waters of North Queensland or try one of the many adventure activities on offer on Magnetic Island, we can plan the perfect holiday itinerary for you. We are Magnetic Island specialists and can recommend tours, accommodation, transport and day tour packages for every budget. Choose from our existing range of packages or contact us and let one of our experienced staff customise a holiday for you.

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MAGNETIC ISLAND COUNTRY (GOLF) CLUB

Cnr Yule & Hirst Streets

PICNIC BAY
PRICE RANGE: $$

The Golf Club is set in a back drop of rugged hills strewn with boulders and lush vegetation, and backs onto National Park. Open 7 days a week.

Hire clubs, electric cart and pull buggies. Function facilities and a full bar is available. Check with the Clubhouse for weekly events.

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MI RIDE
- MAGNETIC ISLAND DISCOVERY TOURS

Various pick up locations

NELLY BAY & PICNIC BAY
PRICE RANGE: $$

Take a ride on the wild side! If you haven't witnessed a West Point sunset you haven't experienced Magnetic Island! It's so different to the rest of Maggie that this is a not-to-be-missed tour. So sit back and relax in 'Bessie' our comfortable 4WD, air conditioned, 27 seat bus. BOOK NOW for our upcoming tours!
• West Point Sunset Tour

• West Coast Eco Tour:
Start date Oct 2023.
Visit our website for more information.

‭0413 517 651‬

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SELINA WILDLIFE TOURS

40 Horseshoe Bay Road

HORSESHOE BAY
PRICE RANGE: $ - $$

Eco Accredited. Learn and get up close and personal with our unique native Australian wildlife. Daily tours conducted with onsite rangers offer local stories and a personal experience. Two tours depart daily at 10:30am and 12:30pm. We also do a breakfast with the koalas!

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From hiking trails and the best snorkelling or sunset spots, to entertainment, discover 40 things to do on Magnetic Island!

TIDE TIMES

Whether you're wanting low tides for snorkeling or finding shipwrecks, or the best tide times to throw a line off the jetty, your boat or the foreshore, view the 2023 tide times.

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