Magnetic Island

On the North Queensland Coast, Magnetic Island is the only island with a lovely combination of unharmed National Park. Be greeted by the first sunbeam at this sunniest city on the Queensland coast. Here you will find huge granite boulders softened by tall hoop pines, eucalypt forest and small patches of rainforest. Here just laze under a coconut palm on the warm golden sand and relax - then plunge into cool, clear, blue water. It's indeed magnetic, since tourists can't ignore the charm if this island.

There are four major villages in the city, namely-Picnic Bay, Nelly Bay, Arcadia and Horseshoe Bay.

Renowned for its picturesque landscape consisted of large granite boulders, hoop pines, golden sand beaches and fringing coral reefs, Magnetic Island was once a part of the mainland coastal hills. Just over half of the island is confined as national park. With its stony terrain and rough natural beauty, this piece of land is also a shelter for a collection of native flora and fauna adorned with 100 species of birds.

Magnetic Island has also possessed some of the best beaches and most charming bays in Queensland. Here you will find many beaches accessible only by walking tracks or by boat. Blessed with over 320 days of beautiful sunny days this land is a "must visit" holiday destination.

Decide to hire one of the many types of rental vehicles available (mini mokes, tropical fun cars, 4x4, motor bikes or scooters) during your stay or travel on the regular island bus service, which offers special unlimited day passes for the budget traveler.

Therefore if you want to enjoy a perfect getaway, you must rush to the exotic Magnetic Island. offers information on Magnetic Island.

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