Magnetic Island Visitors Guide

Playgrounds and parks

Horseshoe Bay Playground

Pacific Drive, Horseshoe Bay

This playground is located on the shore of Horseshoe Bay. There are amenities within walking distance, as well as picnic tables. Across the road from the playground is shops and places to eat and enjoy the amazing view.

There is watersports and jet ski hire available, and the Surf Lifesaving Club operates there.

Magnetic Island Skate Park

64-68 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Horseshoe Bay

Magnetic Island Skate Park is a great place to take the kids for some fun. Suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced skaters.  The area is covered by a great shade shelter, and there is also a water fountain and benches.



Nelly Bay Playground

The Esplanade, Nelly Bay

This brand new playground is located on the foreshore of Nelly Bay, and is a short walk to check out all the beautiful boats in the Marina. It is close to amenities, has a BBQ and picnic tables.

Alma Bay Playground

Alma Bay, Arcadia

Set on the shore of Alma Bay, this playground is in an amazing location. There is a BBQ, picnic tables (some in shade) and amenities, as well as plenty of space to have a picnic or kick a ball.

Arcadia Zone 1, 2 and 3 seniors fitness park

31-43 Marine parade, Arcadia

This brand new facility for seniors has three workout zones with beautiful ocean views.


Picnic Bay Playground

Yule St, Picnic Bay

Located at the end of the Picnic Bay mall, the playground at Picnic Bay is fenced, close to amenities and offers shaded picnic tables.