Magnetic Island National Park Townsville

Photo credit: © Deb Simmons

Infrastructure upgrade for Forts Junction Hub

The infrastructure upgrade will help improve key visitor and transport facilities at Forts Junction on Magnetic Island. Photo credit: © Deb Simmons

Be inspired: Grab your boots and adventure outdoors—7 short walks around Cairns and Townsville

‘These boots are made for walkin’ and that’s just what they’ll do…’ If you like the sound of rambling through ancient rainforests, wandering along palm-fringed beaches and clambering around tropical islands, not to mention, spotting awesome wildlife, read on! Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Queensland Government

Be inspired: It’s official—Queensland National Parks have the best beaches!

It’s official—Queensland National Parks have the best beaches! How do we know? There’s a list going around of Australia’s Top 101 beaches to visit. Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

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.

Location

About 8km north-east of Townsville, within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area

Welcome

The Aboriginal Traditional Owners, the Wulgurukaba, or the ‘canoe people’, welcome you to Yunbenun (Magnetic Island).

Learn moreGetting there

Park facilities

  • No campfires
  • Lookout
  • Mooring points
  • Toilets
  • No camping
  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • World Heritage

Highlights and announcements

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.