Magnetic Island YHA

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Magnetic Island YHA

Bungalow Bay is a large, friendly and stylish YHA backpacker's hostel, set in the heart of Magnetic Islands National Park. 

Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Linen & Wi-Fi
  • Access to swimming pool
  • Use of bicycles

Option up:

  • Premium Wi-Fi
  • Ensuite
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Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen, personal fridge, & Wi-Fi
  • Access to swimming pool
  • Use of bicycles

Option up:

  • Premium Wi-Fi
  • Ensuite
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Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bicycles
  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Internet/E-mail
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tour Desk

Experiences

$145
per person

Magnetic Island Koala Experience - 3 Day/ 2 Night

Get up close and personal with Australian wildlife on Magnetic Island in Queensland with this 3 day/2 night adventure.
$1579
per person

28 Night East Coast Adventure Package

Travel Australia's East Coast and save with this great value package. Experience Fraser Island, The Whitsundays, and Magnetic Island. Includes all accommodation.

More about Magnetic Island YHA

This multi-award winning hostel is easily accessible from Townsville by a 25 minute ferry ride and is situated in the beautiful Horseshoe Bay, just a short walk from some of the most beautiful beaches on the Island. 

Nestled amongst the gardens, each bungalow here will provide you with a balcony, access to shared bathroom facilities, bed linen, and a fan. Some Bungalows have their own bathrooms and air-conditioning. 

This unique accommodation provides an outdoor pool, plenty of hammocks and sun lounges, nightly activities and games in our on-site bar. Bungalow Bay YHA has snorkeling equipment hire, bike hire and of course there is the famous on site Koala Sanctuary, where you can join one of 3 daily tours or enjoy a magnificent buffet breakfast with the koalas on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

The property is 5-minute walk from Horseshoe Bay Beach, where you will find water sports, cafes, restaurants and a convenience store. The nearest supermarket IGA is located in Nelly Bay, a 10-minute drive away.  We are only a 5-minute drive from Arcadia beach and a 15-minute drive from Picnic Bay. Buses run all day, but for a true Magnetic Island experience, topless cars can be hired through our friendly reception staff.

See the friendly reception staff for a Magnetic Island map, and they will send you on your way with all the best places to see on Magnetic Island. We are also a tour desk and can help you book Great Barrier Reef tours, Whitsundays tours, diving trips and much, much more.

After a day of activities on the island, guests can relax in our bean bags in the shared lounge area, use our free Wifi and meet like minded travelers.

Reviews

82% customer rating, based on 1172 reviews
  • Hostel was absolutely fantastic. Staff were friendly and I informative.
    100%
    Jessica W 8/02/2018
  • Forts walk was very good, lots of wild koalas and amazing views!
    92%
    Paula Z 11/01/2018
  • Loved the hostel, the staff were very helpful and flexible with our changing needs of how many nights to stay etc. Really nice vibe in the hostel.. thanks!!
    100%
    Charlotte P 10/01/2018
  • Best hostel so far!
    100%
    Jennifer B 26/10/2017
  • Absolutely one of my highlights of my 2 week trip down the east coast of Australia! This place was a dream...
    98%
    rosemary g 21/10/2017
  • Great place with great staff
    98%
    Matthew P 17/09/2017
  • It has an extraordinary location at Magnetic Island.
    100%
    Daniel S 7/09/2017

FIND US...

Address: 40 Horseshoe Bay Road
Magnetic Island,
State: QLD, 4819
Email: magneticisland@yha.com.au
Phone: (+617) 4778 5577
Hostel Manager: Brett and Janelle Flemming
Payment: MasterCard,Visa

OPENING TIMES

Hostel Open all year
Reception

7:30am to7:00pm If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

Check in 1pm - 7pm
Check out until 10:00am daily

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