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Magnetic Island
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Description

Magnetic Island is the island playground of Townsville featuring prominently in the profile of the city. The island is only 25 minutes from the city centre by regular, fast cat ferries.

Two thirds of Magnetic Island is National Park with secluded but easily accessible bays and golden beaches. The Island has nearly 25 kilometres of walking tracks meandering through the protected national parks. Wander through the eucalypts, catch a glimpse of one of the 2,500 free-roaming koalas and 166 different species of wildlife.

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The island comprises self-contained accommodation as well as backpacker hostels. There are a vast range of activities available including boat trips around the island, parasailing, Harley Davidson tours, water sports, golf, diving expeditions, jet skiing, great fishing, horse riding, and moke hire are all available.

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Property Details

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Camping
    Camping
  • Canoeing
    Canoeing
  • Fishing
    Fishing
  • Golfing
    Golfing
  • Kayaking
    Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
    Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
    Rock Climbing
  • Water Skiing
    Water Skiing
  • Walking
    Walking

Today's Weather

Currently Temperature Sunrise Sunset
Townsville Weather Today - Mostly sunny
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sunny
24 °C 6:29am EST 6:03pm EST

7 Day Forecast

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22 Aug
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25 Aug
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26 Aug
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27 Aug
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28 Aug
Forecast Townsville Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
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Townsville Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
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sunny
Townsville Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
Mostly
sunny
Townsville Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
Mostly
sunny
Townsville Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
Mostly
sunny
Townsville Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
Mostly
sunny
Townsville Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
Mostly
sunny
Minimum 16°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 15°C 14°C 14°C
Maximum 26°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C

Weather last updated at 2:18pm Friday, 22 August 2014.


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