Magnetic Island National Park Townsville

Photo credit: © Deb Simmons

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).

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Park facilities

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

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.