Arcadia is the smallest of the four main bays around Magnetic Island and is surrounded by the prominent Alma Bay and Geoffrey Bay. Geoffrey Bay is a Marine National Park Zone – which means no fishing or collecting – but is great for exploring during low tide. The old barge jetty, is a great spot [...]
Live music and evening entertainment is plentiful on Magnetic Island with terrific local talent ranging from rock to reggae. Base Magnetic Island hosts the ‘Full Moon Down Under’ once a month! Headlined by Australian and international acts the party brings a mix of locals and visitors to dance the night away. For a night of [...]
Located within the waters of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Magnetic Island has a wealth of interesting dive sites. Some of the best places to dive are found in Geoffrey, Alma, Arthur and Florence Bays and the reef in Nelly Bay. The Moltke wreck, a German barque in Geoffrey Bay is [...]
Pelorus Island, located 800 metres north of Orpheus Island in the Palms Island group is an untouched, pristine environment accessible by private boat or on a dive tour. Pelorus Island offers spectacular fringing reefs accessible straight off the beach, which make for a remarkable snorkel or dive experience. For outdoor explorers camping is permitted on [...]
Adventure Australia operate premium Four Wheel Drive tours to almost anywhere in this great country. From the rugged beauty of Cape York, to the pristine beaches of Fraser Island or the stunning deserts of Central Australia, their experience and guidance ensures a memorable trip. They’re proud of their small group tours and love to share [...]
Join popular Queensland band ‘King Social’ for an afternoon in the gardens at the Townsville Turf Club. Listen to their unique sound where city meets country delivering music with electrifying energy. Sharing the stage in this afternoon session will be The Davanti Band, Rhys Gillman and DJ Kelly Neville.
Relaxed living in a perfect position, this tastefully decorated bungalow is the perfect beach getaway. Sea King is a short stroll to Collingwood Beach and boasts two indoor living areas (an open plan lounge, breakfast nook and kitchen plus a huge informal lounge and dining area that seats up to eight) and a private leafy [...]
Join your host Instagrammer @lovethywalrus for a sunset Instameet at The Strand in Townsville. The meeting point will be at The Strand Rock Pool at 5.00 p.m., passing the rock pool, fishing jetty, water playground and through to the Marina. There are lots of opportunities for beautiful photos to capture the sunset at about 6.11 [...]
Join your host Instagrammer @lovethywalrus for a sunrise Instameet at Castle Hill in Townsville. The meeting point will be in the car park at the top of Castle Hill at 5.30 a.m. to capture the sunrise at about 5.51 a.m. From the top, the 360 degree views are spectacular and you can see out to [...]
The annual Townsville Pet Expo will include over 50 exhibitors with information and products about your pets. The free event will also include guest speakers, demonstrations and heaps of fun pet-related activities. You can also make enquiries on Animal Management and Local Laws, and even register your pet while you’re there.