The Region



Magnetic Island is only 20 minutes by ferry from Townsville city, the unofficial capital of tropical Australia & Queensland.

"Maggie" Island as locals call it is the most accessible of the 618 continental Islands of THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, making it the ideal holiday destination in this world famous natural wonderland.


Townsville is a large thriving modern city which has retained its legendary Aussie "laid-back" feel &  It enjoys more sunny days than any large city in Australia.

2013; the official population count of Townsville is 184,697 persons  

By 2031, the population is expected to be betweeen 263,870 and 325,929 people.



Offering world class beaches, wonderful shopping, museum of tropical Queensland, world class food & safe streets. Townsville is only 2.5 hour flight from Sydney; the "Emerald City" & her iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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