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Peppers Blue on Blue
4.5 out of 5
123 Sooning Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
The price is AU$161 per night from 5 Oct. to 6 Oct.
4.62 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (599 reviews)

"Lovely spacious room Helpful staff The location was great beside Ferry Terminal, bus stop and IGA for supplies some cafes close by"…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020

Peppers Blue on Blue
Arcadia Village Motel
3 out of 5
7 Marine Parade, Arcadia Bay, Arcadia, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$145 per night from 25 Sep. to 26 Sep.
4.77 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (307 reviews)
Service with a smile

"Excellent location close to all amenities and great little beach nearby. Host was wonderful and went out of her way to welcome and provide information. Early arrival was met with an early checkin which made for a full and great day"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Arcadia Village Motel
Island Leisure Resort
4 out of 5
6 Kelly Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$208 per night from 1 Oct. to 2 Oct.
4.44 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (304 reviews)

"Clean, quiet & well equipped, friendly staff and great location"…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug. 2020

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Arcadia Beach Guest House
3 out of 5
27 Marine Parade, Arcadia, QLD
The price is AU$73 per night from 5 Oct. to 6 Oct.
4.65 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (130 reviews)
Would recommend to everyone!

"Unreal location and really friendly staff! We stayed in the safari tent which was very nice and the bed was very comfy! Ian and Kev were class and gave us a lot of tips of what to do on the island!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb. 2020

Arcadia Beach Guest House
Grand Mercure Apartments Magnetic Island
4 out of 5
146 Sooning Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
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4.82 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (241 reviews)

"Was lovely location but the patio was covered in sand. Value for money though and nice private and secure location."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan. 2020

Grand Mercure Apartments Magnetic Island
Base Magnetic Island Hostel
2 out of 5
1 Nelly Bay Road, Nelly Bay, QLD
The price is AU$152 per night from 29 Sep. to 30 Sep.
5.48 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (47 reviews)
Base Review

"The location of the hostel is right on the beach and easy to get to from the harbour. We stayed in a double room which was fine for a couple of nights. The evening entertainment is good and there is something on every night. Room was fine and what we expected, could have been a little cleaner but ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug. 2019

Base Magnetic Island Hostel
Bungalow Bay Koala Village - Hostel
3 out of 5
40 Horseshoe Bay Road, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$95 per night from 27 Sep. to 28 Sep.
3.41 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (57 reviews)
Koala koala

"Amazing stay at koala bungalows. Great central location for the island. The bungalows were great, wallaby’s wandering around too. Kitchen was really good as were all amenities. We also visited the sanctuary and held a koala. This is a must. Would definitely recommend a stay here"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2019

Bungalow Bay Koala Village - Hostel
Blue on Blue Superior Studio Room 1241
3 out of 5
123 Sooning Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
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4.5 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (4 reviews)

"Good position, near Poland shops and ferry. Very hot balcony... with semi water views"…"

Reviewed on 16 Dec. 2019

Blue on Blue Superior Studio Room 1241
Sails On Horseshoe
3.5 out of 5
13 Pacific Drive, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
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3.22 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (92 reviews)

"Great facility and location, has everything you need."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan. 2020

Sails On Horseshoe
Magnetic Retreat Holiday Units
3.5 out of 5
17 Hayles Avenue, Arcadia, QLD
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4.59 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (9 reviews)

"Location was excellent, clean & tidy unit. A laundry would be an added benefit."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan. 2020

Magnetic Retreat Holiday Units
1 Bright Point Apartment 1402
3.5 out of 5
1 Bright Point Apartment 1402, 146 Sooning Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
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4.87 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"The property is a very convenient walking distance to ferry, bus stop and food store. Clean modern living with beautiful pool areas and rock wallabies nearby."…"

Reviewed on 20 Dec. 2019

1 Bright Point Apartment 1402
Cstay
2 out of 5
32 Picnic Street, Picnic Bay, QLD
The price is AU$67 per night from 1 Oct. to 2 Oct.
6.09 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (56 reviews)

"Nice quiet property on Maggie Island. The two-person bedroom was clean, air-conditioned and nice inside. The place had a kitchen and fridge for our food. The owner was really nice."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb. 2020

Cstay
True North Bed & Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
48 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Horseshoe Bay, QLD
The price is AU$179 per night from 28 Sep. to 29 Sep.
3.45 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)

"Management were helpful and friendly during our stay. Condidering the circumstances with the co-vid19 ongoing closures and concerns for small business. We would love to return. All yhe best."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

True North Bed & Breakfast
1 Bright Point Apartment 4501
1 Bright Point Apartment 4501, 146, Sooning St,, Nelly Bay, QLD
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4.95 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Incredible views

"My husband and I booked this for a weekend away with the in-laws who were up visiting from Brisbane. The ocean view 2 bedroom apartment was perfect with everything needed for a comfortable stay. The in-laws were impressed with the view from their room and we were able to enjoy watching the Yacht ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct. 2014

1 Bright Point Apartment 4501
Tropical Palms
3.5 out of 5
34 Picnic Street, Magnetic Island, Picnic Bay, QLD
The price is AU$142 per night from 29 Sep. to 30 Sep.
6.08 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (88 reviews)

"A simple, clean and affordable place just a short walk to the beach and a pub. The grassed area with BBQ and seating near the pool was great."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan. 2020

Tropical Palms
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Visiting Magnetic Island

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Magnetic Island, and visitors give high marks for the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its local tours.

  • There are 134 hotels and other accommodations in Magnetic Island
  • The closest major airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV) 15.9 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Palm Island, QLD (PMK) 49 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Magnetic Island

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Magnetic Island National Park, Horseshoe Bay Beach, and Radical Bay. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Magnetic Island Golf Course and Coral Sea.

In Magnetic Island, you'll find 134 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect vacation. Below are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Maggies Beachfront Apartments - This 4.5-star apartment features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale and comfortable beds.
  • Magnetic Sunsets - With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchenette.
  • Island Palms Resort - With a stay at this 4-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia customers like its helpful staff.

Dressing for Magnetic Island

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 89°F and the nighttime average to be 71°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 86°F during the day and 57°F at night
  • July through September averages 83°F during the day and 56°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 89°F during the day and 67°F at night
  • Magnetic Island gets about 40.35 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually January and December with an average temperature of 88°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 58°F

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