Easily accessible from Townsville, Magnetic Island presents a striking landscape of massive granite boulders, towering hoop pines, scenic sandy bays and fringing reefs. The island is noted for its abundant wildlife and varied history. Explore the island's most picturesque spots via a 36-kilometre network of walking tracks. Look for koalas, rock wallabies, possums and a variety of birds. Swim or snorkel in secluded sandy bays and explore diverse reef and fish life. Go sailing.