Snorkeling

The FNF Outdoor Adventure website is updated daily with the latest snorkeling conditions, and they have an extensive range of snorkeling gear for sale or hire. Click here for more information- https://fishnnfueln.com.au/magnetic-island-snorkeling-equipment-hire/

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Feed the fish

Following the road across from the Arcadia Pub on Geoffrey Bay (Armand Way), head to the water and you will see hundreds of fish ready to get in a frenzy over your food. There is Diamond Scale Mullet, Coral Trout, Butter fish and Fusiliers to name a few.

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Feed a wallaby

Grab some specially formulated Macropod pellets from FNF Outdoor Adventure (36 Mandalay Ave, Nelly Bay), and head to the road opposite Arcadia Pub at Geoffrey Bay(Armand Way). If you follow the meandering road through to the old Ferry Terminal, you will find the wallabies relaxing around the rocks.

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Spot a koala

The Magnetic Island koala population is around 1500, or 2% of Australia's remaining koala population.

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Batfish

This good looking and perpetually hungry fish can be found most commonly in Florence Bay where they are regularly fed by tourist operators.

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Green Sea Turtle

The most common Magnetic Island sea turtle can be seen in many locations around the Island. The number one location is Horseshoe Bay, particularly left or North of the boat ramp in the weed beds (see map below). Florence, Arthur, Picnic Bay and Westpoint are also good viewing locations.

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Bungalow Bay Koala Sanctuary

Bungalow Bay Koala Park is the only resort in Australia that is also a wildlife park. Here you can hold a koala, crocodile and snake during three daily shows. At 4pm free of charge there is also the opportunity to feed the hundreds of colourful birds that gather each day, definately something to experience.

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Curlews

The eerie and unforgettable sounds heard at night on Magnetic Island are the cries of the Bush Stone curlew.

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