Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia
Magnetic Island is located off the coast of Townsville, in Far North Queensland, Australia. More than half the island is a National Park and there is 25km of walking tracks, several beaches and little bays.
Magnetic Island offers excellent diving opportunities and fantastic fishing. The National Park provides a haven for the native wildlife, like rock wallabies, possums, and over 100 species of birdlife.
Things to see and do
* Trips to the Great Barrier Reef
* Sailing & Kayaking
* Water sports
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD)
Language – English
Land Area – 52 km²
Population – 2,000 approx
Time – GMT plus ten hours
Electricity - 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centered below Australian style
International Country Telephone Code – 61
Port Location – The port is located at Nelly Bay on Magnetic Island.
Travel Links – Magnetic Island is only accessible by boat from Townsville, which is 8 kilometers away and which has a well served airport. There are two ferry services, both arriving at the Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal: Sunferries and Fantasea Magnetic Island Passenger and Car Ferry.