If you're looking for Magnetic Island accommodation look no further than one of the best kept secrets of Australia’s Tropical North! Located right on the beach Base Backpackers Magnetic Island is home to the IslandLife Beach Festival!
Magnetic Island - IslandLife Beach Festival - Weekend Festival presented by Full Moon Down Under!!!
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Experience the endless summer party that is Base Magnetic Island
BASE Backpackers Magnetic Island is located right on the beach and is the ONLY place to Stay and Play, chill out in the sun by day and groove to funky tunes at the Island Bar by night.
Base Backpackers Accommodation, Magnetic Island There's a choice of dorm rooms at BASE from mixed dorms to the female sanctuary dorms which includes a sanctuary pamper package on arrival. Some of the double rooms at our Magnetic Island Hostel are situated right on the rocks overlooking the ocean!
The Island bar has extensive decks overlooking the water, spend a lazy afternoon sipping on a drink and take in the magnificent views BASE has to offer. By night the party scene comes alive with funky tunes and awesome bar games to keep the crowd entertained. The Island bar is the best party bar on the island, because there is always something going on, whether it is lying back and sipping dacquiris on a “lazy Tuesday”, grooving to the funky beats of local DJs on a Friday or Saturday or the raucous Ladies Night - where everyone dressed as a lady is treated like a “queen”!
BASE Magnetic Island also has an onsite cafe open for breakfast and dinner daily with affordable and tasty food right at your doorstep. Now open for lunch Sat & Sun!!
- Beds Fully Made
- Car Parking On Site
- Linen Provided
- Self Catering Kitchen
- Towel Hire
- Laundry Facilities
- Global Gossip Terminals
- Postal service
- Public Phones
- WiFi in lobby
- Bar & Cafe
- Bicycle Hire
- Games Room
- Nightly Bar Activities
- Pool Table
- Bike Parking
- Luggage Lockers - All Beds
- Luggage Storage
- On Site Night Manager
- Safe lockers for hire
- Sanctuary - Women only!
Base Backpackers Magnetic Island is all about the experience. Fun and energetic staff are here to provide the knowledge needed to enjoy both the hostel and the beautiful Island itself. We have our own activities desk for scooter bicycles and even fishing trips to get you started on your daytime adventure, then our Island Bar with nightly themes and parties to enjoy the warm evenings on our deck overlooking beautiful Nelly Bay. If party is your style our Island Life Beach Festivals are held several times a year with local and International DJ's on the decks.
The clean team pride themselves on their high quality cleanliness. All rooms and bathrooms are cleaned daily, with all beds made with fresh clean linen. Our team also clean and sanitise our Camp Kitchen daily as well.
The only east coast hostel where the front yard is a magical white sandy beach. Just take a short ferry ride from Townsville and you will arrive on our doorstep in no time. Base Magnetic Island Hostel is only a short walk to cafes, supermarkets, banks and much more. Walk or hire one of our bicycles to get there or use these to casually explore the island when and how you want.
Hostel Deals - Base Magnetic Island
Magnetic Island Escape - 2 Nights + Ferry + Breakfast + Dinner + Drink = AU$118
Magnetic Island Magic - 3 Nights + Ferry + Breakfast + Dinner + Drink = AU$143
Open Water Dive Package - 3 or 4 Nights + Ferry + Breakfast + Dinner + Drink + Open Water Dive Course - ONLY AU$439 or $469
*For stays over the IslandLife Beach Festival there is an event supplement to be paid prior to arrival. Anyone staying during that time must pay the supplementary fee. Please call us to find out what extras are included in these packages. Check here for all the dates. Please contact Base Magnetic Island for more information.
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Base Magnetic Island
Passenger ferry: The ferry leaves from Townsville 12 to 19 times a day. This trip costs $32 return. When you get to the island, jump on the Magnetic Island bus and tell the driver you want express to our Magnetic Island Backpackers - we are only 2 minutes away.
Car ferry: The car ferry is only a 2 minute drive from Townsville town centre. When you arrive at Nelly Bay Harbour turn left, past the supermarket. When you are driving along the road next to the beach, you will see the resort at the end of the stretch. You will recognise it as our nearest neighbour is 1.2km away.