Nelly Bay is Magnetic Island's main residential bay. It is the first point of access to the island, as both the passenger and car ferries terminate here. Most transport facilities, from bicycles to car hire, are available for collection near the terminal. Tour operators also meet with corresponding ferries here. The local bus services and taxi rank are conveniently located just outside the terminal.... more
Most of the Magnetic Island's shopping and amenities are located in Nelly Bay. Nelly Bay is a great place to go for that early morning run or a leisurely walk. It's also the perfect place to go swimming or snorkeling on the fringing coral reef. And towards the northern end of the beach you will find a children's playground and a coin-operated barbecue area and further along, sheltered picnic tables and toilets.... less
Most Shops are open from Monday through to Saturday with the supermarkets also open on Sunday.
How To Get There
Follow the signs to the city centre. From there, the passenger ferry terminal is situated on Ross Creek on Sir Leslie Theiss Drive. The car/passenger ferry is also right in the city, it is on the opposite side of Ross Creek on Ross Street.
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