Base Magnetic Island is truly magnetic09:26 AM on Wed 10 Aug 2011

One of our favourite Guests, Mike Trujillo, shares his Story on Base Backpackers Magnetic Island.

Two Days. That was the planned length of stay at Base Hostel on Magnetic Island. We are now on day 45, and counting.

Deck - Base Magnetic Island

This Island truly is Magnetic.

After doing some research on accommodation on Magnetic Island, we decided BASE hostel sounded like the place to be for the weekend. We couldn’t find another hostel on the island that was literally on the beach, like BASE is.

We booked our Steal Deal package, which included breakfast, dinner, welcome drinks, snorkel hire, two nights accommodation, and a return ferry ticket all at a great price. The staff were very welcoming, and happy to point us in the right direction for activities. Without even leaving BASE, you can easily fill a weekend full of fun and events. Each day of the week offers different games/competitions at the bar, with many prizes to be won. If you don’t want to participate in the games, they are  fun to watch.

If you need a place to revive, the beach and turquoise waters are waiting to help you relax. Grab a book, and lay out in the sand, listening to a combination of the music and ocean.

BASE Magnetic Island has been the perfect place for us to stop and enjoy during our journey down Australia’s coast. After 45 days, we have yet to run out of things to do on the island.

Michael Trujillo
Base Guest

Tags: Magnetic Island , Travel , Australia , East Coast , Backpacking

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