Holiday rentals on Magnetic Island

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Magnetic Island

Explore 536 holiday lettings featured in Magnetic Island and discover the ideal home for your getaway. HomeToGo lets you instantly search and compare the offers of each property from various providers to discover the best deal and save up to 10%.

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Rent a holiday apartment, home or cottage on Magnetic Island: from $34 per night

House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Horseshoe Bay, Townsville City, Australia
from $147
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5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Horseshoe Bay, Townsville City, Australia
from $330
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Horseshoe Bay, Townsville City, Australia
from $451
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Horseshoe Bay, Townsville City, Australia
from $190
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Arcadia, Townsville City, Australia
from $155
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Picnic Bay, Townsville City, Australia
from $204
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Picnic Bay, Townsville City, Australia
from $243
Booking.com
5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Horseshoe Bay, Townsville City, Australia
from $187
Booking.com
4.2
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Nelly Bay, Townsville City, Australia
from $62
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5.0
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Best holiday cottages with a pool

Pool
House ∙ 2 guests
Arcadia, Townsville City, Australia
from $35
Booking.com
4.2
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Pool
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Nelly Bay, Townsville City, Australia
from $134
Booking.com
4.4
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Pool
Motel ∙ 3 guests
Picnic Bay, Townsville City, Australia
from $99
Booking.com
4.5
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Top holiday accommodation with fishing spots nearby

Fishing
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Nelly Bay, Townsville City, Australia
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HomeAway - Stayz
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Fishing
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Nelly Bay, Townsville City, Australia
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Fishing
Apartment ∙ 2 guests
Nelly Bay, Townsville City, Australia
from $140
Booking.com
4.4
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Popular holiday rental amenities on Magnetic Island

  • Kitchen (510)
  • No smoking (381)
  • AC (380)
  • Washer (350)
  • Parking (340)
  • Microwave (310)
  • TV (297)
  • Balcony/Patio (278)
  • Pool (269)
  • BBQ (266)
  • No pets (242)
  • Dishwasher (240)

Price and Availability Index in Magnetic Island

Holiday Letting Price Information on Magnetic Island

This graph displays average prices of the holiday cottages and holiday apartments located on Magnetic Island. on Magnetic Island, prices can go up to $260 (01/12 - 08/12). Magnetic Island is cheaper in a week of January (12/01 - 19/01), where prices are on average $210 a night.

Holiday Home Availability Information on Magnetic Island

Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months on Magnetic Island. The week with the lowest percentage of available accommodations is in December (22/12 - 29/12). The week with the most available accommodations is in February (23/02 - 02/03), with 96 of the vacation rentals available.

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Find the Magnetic Island climate diagram. The highest average temperatures are in the month of January. Conversely, July is the coolest month on Magnetic Island, with temperatures going under 15°. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is August.

In Magnetic Island, nearly half of the property types happen to be house rentals, which represent 43.34% of its properties. In addition, the average nightly price of house rentals in Magnetic Island is $335, and the average size is 108 m². Furthermore, most house rentals in Magnetic Island are able to accommodate 6 guests, which makes Magnetic Island a great holiday spot for medium-sized groups and families. You could also consider other accommodation types in Magnetic Island. Apartment rentals are, for example, another popular accommodation option in Magnetic Island with 258 offers to compare. Our analysis shows that the average price of apartment rentals is $278 per night for an area of 79 m².

Enjoy a tropical getaway with holiday lettings in Magnetic Island

With over 20 pristine bays and beaches and a location just a 20-minute ferry ride from the city of Townsville, Magnetic Island is an untouched paradise and one of the most laid-back holiday destinations in North Queensland. The island mainly has four residential bays including Nelly, Geoffrey, Picnic and Horseshoe. Over two-thirds of Magnetic Island is designated as a National Park, providing an ideal environment for native wildlife including koalas, possums, rock wallabies and different species of bird. A holiday cottage in Magnetic Island makes for a perfect base to experience the natural wonders of the island.

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Food & Drinks

The culinary scene in Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island boasts a vibrant culinary scene which blends traditions with a creative twist. Barefoot Art Wine Food on Horseshoe Bay offers visitors a fantastic dining experience with an extensive wine list. Visit the upstairs art gallery to see the works of talented local artists.

Located on the beautiful Horseshoe Bay, Noodies on the Beach provides a great atmosphere, delicious Mexican food and a spectacular waterfront view. Sit back and enjoy one of its signature cocktails, a Corona, margaritas or a cup of coffee.

Experience a taste of traditional Chinese cuisine at Alby’s Chinese Restaurant in Picnic Bay. Try the homemade wontons and dim sum, as well as the more elaborate king prawns with chilli sauce. Man Friday on Nelly Bay offers an al fresco Mexican dining experience in a lush tropical setting.

Enjoy the taste of authentic French dishes at Restaurant Le Paradis located on Nelly Bay. The extensive menu features Chicken Caesar Salad, Fettuccine Bolognaise, Chicken Parmigiana, Grilled Chicken Breast and lot more.

Art & Culture

Cultural highlights of Magnetic Island

From interactive displays to historical artefacts and handmade crafts you will find history, art and culture in museums and galleries across the island. Magnetic Island Museum in Picnic Bay is home to fascinating permanent displays of the island's cultural heritage and a gift shop containing locally made crafts.

Located in Marine Parade, Arcadia, the Peter Lawson Fine Art Gallery has a fantastic collection of custom artwork and European masterpieces by award-winning artist Peter Lawson. Vonnie van Bemmel's Fine Art Studio houses a great selection of nature paintings by the award-winning painter.

Rhonda Stevens Atelier Trois Art Studio has a selection of unique works featuring monotypes, collagraphy, sculpture, etchings, photography and jewellery. Gustav Creek Studio offers a collection of sculptural and ceramic works by renowned artist Jenny Mulcahy.

Family Activities

Kid friendly activities in Horseshoe Bay

Horseshoe Bay is a fantastic location for water sports, offering opportunities to excite the whole family. In addition to jet skiing, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding, the bay also provides a swimming enclosure and great sailing and fishing opportunities.

Take a guided tour to visit the Bungalow Bay Koala Village, home to a variety of flora, fauna and animals. Your guide will take you around the village and let you interact with some of the wildlife which includes birds, reptiles, wombats and koalas.

Alma Bay is a famous swimming spot for visitors and locals alike. The beach is patrolled by the Arcadian Life Saving Club during weekends and public holidays. Family-friendly amenities include picnic tables, a gas barbecue and a shaded children's playground.

Local Attractions

Sights to explore in and around Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island's secluded bays, golden beaches, vibrant wildlife, relaxed tropical vibe and easy access to the World Heritage sites make it a perfect place to relax and unwind. Immerse yourself in the tropical island lifestyle surrounded by rocky headlands, hoop pines, reefs and endless outdoor attractions.

Magnetic Island National Park encompasses more than half of the island and has nearly 25km of walking trails. Forts Walk one of the most popular trails on the island. It offers stunning views, World War II forts and sometimes even koalas. You can also hike to Mount Cook, the highest point in the island.

Magnetic Island is a haven for native birds and wildlife. During the summer (December to February) sea turtles wander on the beaches. Explore the beautiful bays on a guided sea kayak tour or thrilling jet ski tour. Go horse riding along the beach or tee off at the Country Club in Picnic Bay.

Magnetic Island has several sheltered bays that are ideal for snorkelling or diving. The Yongala Wreck is a dive site in which to experience the incredible marine life of the Great Barrier Reef. Florence Bay, Alma Bay and Arthur Bay are also popular dive sites with a wide variety of marine life.

With an idyllic setting featuring a tranquil beach and the famous jetty, Picnic Bay is a spectacular location on Magnetic Island to enjoy beachside dining, a relaxing swim or fishing from the jetty. You can also explore Picnic Bay's abundant marine life.

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