Rocky granite headlands and towering hoop pines stand sentinel over tranquil sandy bays on this rugged, mountainous island covered with open eucalypt woodlands and surrounded by coral reefs.
About 8km north-east of Townsville, within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area
The Aboriginal Traditional Owners, the Wulgurukaba, or the ‘canoe people’, welcome you to Yunbenun (Magnetic Island).
- No campfires
- Mooring points
- No camping
- World Heritage
Highlights and announcements
- Forts Junction Hub upgrade construction 1 March to 31 May 2021
- Reconstruction works on Nelly-Arcadia track 27 April to 21 May 2021
- Magnetic Island National Park walking track upgrades 9 February to 30 June 2021