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
The infrastructure upgrade will help improve key visitor and transport facilities at Forts Junction on Magnetic Island.
‘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!
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.
- There are currently no park alerts for this park.