Magnetic Island01:17 PM on Wed 07 Mar 2012

Base Backpackers Hostel - Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island lies just off the coast of Townsville, Queensland. Temperature ranging from hot to OH MY GOD!

Base Magnetic Island

Right along the beach, beneath the palm trees a place that chills by the pool under the sun, but parties under the moon.  Base Backpackers Magnetic Island plays home to the World Famous Full moon party Down Under; and has been my home for the past 6 months.

Arriving at 7am in the morning after a voyage across turbulent seas with a hangover that would take down Genghis Kahn, I was in search of a quick relaxing holiday break. Next thing I know I’ve got a job setting up for the full moon party. I worked all day and all night alongside two thousand crazy party people, all here to grab a bucket and dance and party with some of the world’s biggest DJ’s.

Base Magnetic Island isn’t all Full Moons and hangovers though, right on our front door step is a fantastic example of Australian Coral Reef. With an onsite dive school, it would be stupid not take advantage and jump in and have a look around. I’m now getting my open water qualification, and it isn’t all back flips, mermaid hunting and shark wrestling the guys made it out to be. I can now dive whenever I want and with the reef literally thirty seconds from my door... why not, afterall it is the cheapest open water dive course in Australia.

Base magnetic island pool

Base Backpackers Magnetic Island a great place to relax, party and do it all over again the next day.

You’re welcome

Mikey “Star Child” Cohen

Crew

Tags: Magnetic Island , Diving

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