Had a great time staying here, staff were friendly and helpful, rooms clean and good food from the bar. My boyfriend had the base burger and said it was possibly the best burger he had ever had! Right by the bus stop to get around the island and right on a beach which feels almost private. Only down side was ants everywhere, but not a lot that can be done about that especially if guests aren't clean, also got the worse mosquito bites here!
All in all would definitely stay again and highly recommend!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Base Magnetic Island is a must do on any East Coast trip - in fact it's a destination holiday in its own right, especially as the only backpackers in Australia with 100% beach frontage. Boasting on average, more than 320 days of sunshine per year, Magnetic Island is the ultimate tropical adventure for anyone looking for something special Spend your days sipping a cocktail in the sun by the pool, spotting koalas from North Australia's largest wild Koala population or learning to dive at our on site SCUBA facility. From lazy days on the beach directly in front of the property to heaving parties of over 4,000 people for our Full Moon Down Under events - Base Backpackers has something for everyone. From ocean front en-suite private cabins - to shaded camping grounds and everything in-between, we've got an on site travel shop, cafe, restaurant and party bar and a team of staff that are willing to help in any way we can. Come stay and play in one of Australia's premier backpackers, on beautiful Magnetic Island. Getting here: Catch the SealinkQLD ferry transfer from Townsville to Nelly Bay, then it is a short ride on the Public Bus heading towards 'Picnic Bay' the bus stop is out the front of our property ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Base Backpackers Hotel Magnetic Island