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Best of Magnetic Island with SeaLink

3 day/2 night package from $324pp twin share.*

Discover the best of Magnetic Island!

Just a 20-minute ferry ride from Townsville, Magnetic Island boasts the natural beauty and serenity of an island paradise with a thriving community. A haven for unique wildlife, Magnetic Island is home to Northern Australia’s largest colony of wild koalas. 

Immerse yourself into the tropical island lifestyle with your very own rental car to explore at your own pace. Meet up with a local guided snorkel tour to learn more about living on Magnetic Island and life in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

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Best of Magnetic Island with Sealink


  • 2 nights accommodation on Magnetic Island from a choice of 4 properties (ranging from budget to 4-star)
  • Round trip ferry with Sealink Queensland between Townsville and Magnetic Island+
  • 2 days car hire on Magnetic Island^
  • Half day snorkel tour


  • Unwind on your 20-minute ferry journey from Townsville through the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
  • Enjoy freedom and flexibility as you explore Magnetic Island with your own rented vehicle
  • Discover parts of Magnetic Island that some of the locals don’t even know about as you join AquaScene for a guided snorkel tour
  • Explore up to 25 kms of walking tracks including the famous Forts Walk and say hello to the friendly resident koalas

Accommodation options

Bungalow Bay (Budget)

The 100-bed budget YHA Resort was recognised as Australia’s best backpacker resort in the 2007 Australian Tourism Awards. Eco Friendly! Nested into the national park, the 6 ½ acres of resort is built to harmonise with the environment and not impact on it.

Facilities include: 25 private double / twin bungalows, 5 islander bungalows offering dorm accommodation, and camping for 50 people offers all of the amenities of a resort while blending into the island’s sensitive ecological system. Bungalow Bay Koala Village is the only resort in Australia that can boast its own wildlife park on site.


Arcadia Village Motel

Located opposite Geoffrey Bay and 100m from Alma Bay, Arcadia Village Motel offers 3-star beachfront Magnetic Island accommodation. The motel is adjacent to Arcadia Village Hotel and 500m from the Stage Door Theatre Restaurant, making the motel a great place to stay on Magnetic Island whether it’s for a weekend or a week. 

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Island Leisure Resort

Island Leisure Resort is a multi-award-winning tropical resort with Polynesian-style burés located on Magnetic Island. Ideally located in Nelly Bay, only 50 meters from the beach, 150 meters from the supermarket and shops, and 1 kilometre from the ferry terminal and harbour complex. Cafés and restaurants are within easy walking distance and the island bus stops at the door. With only 18 burés, you will never get that crowded feeling. There is plenty of room at the pool, always times available to play tennis, and complimentary high-speed wireless internet.

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Peppers Blue on Blue (4-star)

Set in tropical landscaped surrounds with beautiful marina and mountain views, Peppers Blue on Blue Resort redefines the essence of island holidays on Queensland’s magical Magnetic Island. Whether you're visiting Peppers Blue on Blue Resort, Magnetic Island for leisurely relaxation or more active pursuits, the region’s fantastic weather makes this the ideal destination to explore all year round.  Peppers Blue on Blue Resort is positioned on the water's edge in the heart of a waterfront precinct, which includes its own marina for guests to soak up a supremely nautical atmosphere. The resort is a leisurely stroll from the Magnetic Island Nelly Bay ferry terminal.

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Ask us about other Magnetic Island packages available!

Packages are on a request basis only

Accommodation Options
(3 day/2 night BOMI2 package) 
Price per person,
twin share from*
Price per person,
solo traveller from* 
Bungalow Bay Koala Village $324 $509
Arcadia Motel $374 $609
Island Leisure Resort $394 $649
Peppers Blue on Blue
$450 $759

Fill out the enquiry form below or get in touch with us on 1300 096 166 for other package options and prices.

  • Prices are current as at 19 August 2019.
  • Prices are per person twin share (unless otherwise stated) in AUD and include GST and an RACQ booking fee. 
  • Prices are subject to change without notice (e.g., due to changes in tax, fees, surcharges or currency fluctuation).
  • All accommodation is based on lead in room type unless otherwise specified. 
  • A limited number of offers are available on selected dates and are subject to availability at the time of booking. Package does not operate on Christmas Day. Once sold out, prices may revert to higher rates but may also be further discounted. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply.
  • *All fares and prices are subject to availability, surcharges, blackout periods, minimum night stays and seasonal variations. Some accommodation operators over peak periods have blackout dates or minimum night stay requirements. At the time of booking you will be advised if these dates affect your booking. High Season rates may apply to bookings and all rates quoted are ‘from’ rates. Prices valid until 31 March 2020 for travel until 31 May 2020. Quote BOMI2. Full payment required to confirm booking; bookings are by request only.  Contact us for further information. Bedding configuration options vary for each property, ask your RACQ consultant for details.
  • Itineraries are subject to alteration without notice and all bookings and activities are on a request basis and are subject to availability. 
  • +Return ferry is included from Townsville, operated by SeaLink Queensland. Ferry services operate on a timetable, please inquire for details prior to arranging other transport including flights. SeaLink Queensland booking and carriage conditions apply.
  • ^Car hire booking and use conditions apply. All hire cars quoted in packages are located on Magnetic Island only. Minimum age to drive rental vehicles is 21yrs, and driver must hold an open or international drivers’ licence, security deposit required, insurance excess reduction available (payable direct) and fuel is not included.
  • Flights, travel insurance, meals and other items of a personal nature are not included.
  • Package is on offer with SeaLink and further conditions apply. For more information please contact the travel team at RACQ on 1300 096 166.
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