Magnetic Island Visitors Guide

Top ten relaxing things to do


1. Go ReefBoarding-​ If you are not interested in snorkelling but would still like to see the amazing marine life that surrounds the Island, you can hire a ReefBoard and float across the coral in semi dry comfort. For more information click here.

2. Feed the Rainbow Lorikeets- 4.30pm daily at ​Bungalow Bay Koala Sanctuary is Rainbow Lorikeet feeding time. Definately something to see, it is a noisy but magical experience! Entry is free, so it is best to get there early.

3. Hire a car- ​Hire a car from MI Rentals and explore the Island in air conditioned comfort. 

4. Have a BBQ- ​Grab the family and enjoy a meal overlooking the most relaxing and picturesque vistas. For more information click here.

5. Visit Art Galleries- ​Visit the local artists and art galleries including Peter Lawson and Vonnie Van Bemmel.

6. Fish off the Jetty- ​ For a relaxing fishing experience, drop a line off the Picnic Bay Jetty. For more information click here.

7. Take in some history- ​Visit the Magnetic Island History and Craft Centre at Picnic Bay and step into the Islands past.

8. Get a massage- ​Drop in for a relaxing massage at one of the Islands massage studios.

9. See a show- ​Take in a cabaret dinner at the Stage Door Theatre Restaurant, the best in North Queensland. For more information click here.

10. Go to the toad races- ​Every wednesday night at the Arcadia Hotel is the famous toad races.