Magnetic Island, Great Island Trek


16 Aug Magnetic Island, Great Island Trek

WHEN:  21 September 2019.
WHERE: Magnetic Island, Townsville area.

Trek, walk or run across the magnificent Magnetic Island at a pace that’s right for you in The Great Island Trek on Saturday, 21 September 2019.

Promoted as ‘Not a Race but an Adventure’, this event promises to be an amazing experience with unbelievable scenery!  Pass by secluded bays, if you are lucky spot a sleeping koala or maybe a sea turtle or other marine life.

There are a few things you need to consider if you are interested in participating:

1 – Be Pest Free

In order to protect Magnetic Island’s National Park biosecurity everyone is asked to check that their clothing, footwear and backpacks don’t have any seeds attached BEFORE arriving on the Island. It’s also very important to stay on the marked tracks to avoid spreading weeds.

2 – Be Plastic Fee

No plastic bottles or cups are allowed.  Bring your own hydration pack which you can fill up at water stations along the Trek.

3 – How to get there

Magnetic Island is 20 minutes from Townsville by Ferry, just a short trip across the sheltered waters of Cleveland Bay. To find out times and prices visit: SeaLink

To register and for more information visit: The Great Island Trek, Magnetic Island


Book your Townsville Accommodation for The Great Island Trek. As the one and only absolute oceanfront accommodation in Townsville, Mariners North Holiday Apartments takes pride of place on The Strand on prestigious Mariners Peninsula – the most exclusive location in Townsville. Every holiday apartment has the most amazing ocean views. BOOK NOW

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Added Value to Your Stay

  • Free wireless internet
  • Free access to Paul Davis HQ offsite Gymnasium
  • Free admission to Tobruk Olympic Swimming Pool
  • Free tennis court hire