Magnetic Island National Park Townsville

Photo credit: © Queensland Government

Boulderous 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  Traditional Custodians, the Wulgurukaba, or the ‘canoe people’, welcome you to Yunbenun (Magnetic Island).

Learn moreGetting there

Park facilities

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