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Magnetic Island National Park

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Arthur Bay, Magnetic Island. Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland.

Arthur Bay, Magnetic Island. Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland.

Welcome

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

Location

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

What's special

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.

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Location of Magnetic Island National Park within Queensland

Last updated
24 January 2018