Magnetic Island Beaches

Nelly Bay
Nelly Bay is the main hub of Magnetic Island and home to many Island residents. Nelly Bay beachfront is a great place to go for an early morning run or leisurely...
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Picnic Bay
Picnic Bay jetty is a great location to try your lucky at fishing, or to simply sit and watch the sun set while taking in the views of the Townsville coastline in the d...
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Geoffrey Bay
Located in Arcadia, Geoffrey Bay is home to friendly Rock Wallabies. These Wallabies have made their home at the old Arcadia ferry landing, and will eat out of your hand around their feeding time o...
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Arthur Bay
Arthur Bay is a part of both the National and Marine Parks and home to some of the best snorkeling on Magnetic Island, particularly on the left hand side towards the po...
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Alma Bay
Located in Arcadia, Alma Bay is a popular swimming beach with good accessibility for less mobile visitors. The bay is patrolled by Lifeguards year-round with red and yellow flags markign the safest...
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Rocky Bay
Rocky Bay is a favourite with sun lovers, and is a secluded beach that can be reached from a track leading down from the lookout between Picnic and Nelly bays. ...
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Radical Bay
Radical Bay is a stunning North facing beach that is very popular with visitors to Magnetic Island. Perfect for swimming on a fine, soft, golden sand and clear t...
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Balding Bay
Balding Bay is a hidden gem that can be reached by walking a track starting from either Horseshoe or Radical Bay. The bay is a very peaceful and secluded area th...
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Florence Bay
Florence Bay is a beautiful bay that is popular with both locals and visitors. The picturesque location is a popular snorkeling area with a large coral populatio...
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Horseshoe Bay
The largest bay on Magnetic Island, Horseshoe Bay is a north facing beach with stunning sunsets throughout the winter months. Named for its curved 3km long Horseshoe shaped beach. The beach and bay...
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