Located just 8 kilometers out of Townsville, there is no other Schoolies destination quite like Magnetic Island. A quick 20 minute ferry ride will take you to the gateway of the Great Barrier Reef, providing a relaxed, tropical getaway that you will never forget. This place is truly special, offering one of the most beautiful, untouched islands in all of Australia with over 80% of the land mass made up of protected National Park. Magnetic Island is a unique place, with pristine beaches, fascinating wildlife and gorgeous weather providing the perfect backdrop for a memorable Schoolies week.
Schoolies are well catered for here, with official organised events including beach activities, movie nights, chill out zones, discounted tours and free transportation, ensuring there is fun to be had around every corner. You will never be strapped for things to do as Magnetic Island offers a range of activities.Remarkable coral reefs make for ideal snorkelling conditions, while the natural beauty of the island can be explored by foot or kayaking tour, where spotting sea turtles or dolphins is the norm. There are a range of spectacular lookouts and walking trails where you just may come across rock wallabies, possums, koalas and a variety of bird life. For the more adventurous, sky diving offers a thrilling way to get the old heart racing!
The main hub of the island is Horseshoe Bay, which is a pristine stretch of beach housing a variety of vibrant cafes and shops. This is a great place for Schoolies to hang out during the day, relaxing on the beach, swimming or passing time at one of the eateries.
Magnetic Island presents endless possibilities for Schoolies, with so many outdoor activities to keep you busy during the day and bars and restaurants to keep you entertained during the night. This is a safe, exciting and unforgettable location, much loved by all Schoolies who attend here. Speak to Schoolies Club today about experiencing this remarkable destination for yourself.
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