1. Australia
  2. Tropical North Queensland
  3. Townsville
  4. Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island: Snorkel Discovery Tour

Product ID: 304843
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Snorkel, explore, and experience the beauty of Magnetic Island from above and below the water on a personalized discovery tour. Visit secluded beaches, see amazing scenery, interact with wildlife, and learn about local history and stories.
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Duration: 5 hours
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  • Enjoy a small personalised discovery tour with a local host
  • Snorkel along the reefs, visit secluded beaches, and interact with wildlife
  • Relax and take in the stunning views of Magnetic Island's stunning coastline
  • Discover the history and environment of Magnetic Island
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Meet your local host and set off to discover the beautiful Magnetic Island on a personalized 5-hour tour. The host has called this island their home for over 35 years and will show you a variety of incredible places you won't find on your own.

Start the tour with a delicious morning tea at a special location. Then, set off to discover secluded bays and beaches. Snorkel along fringe reefs as you meet a range of local marine life and wildlife with interpretations given from your guide. The tour will be designed around the tides and conditions on the day to ensure you have the best snorkeling experience possible.

Next, enjoy a spot of catch and release fishing. Also, take part in a range of water activities including stand-up paddle boarding and boogie boarding.
  • Morning tea and refreshments
  • Sweet morning tea platter
  • Tea and coffee, chilled water, and soft drinks
  • Seasonal tropical fruit platter
  • Quality snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel, fins)
  • Wet suits (in the cooler months June - September)
  • UV stinger suits (seasonal)
  • Stand-up paddleboard
  • Glass bottom boogie boards
  • Flotation aids ("pool noodles")
  • Snorkel lesson and tuition
  • Bonus whale watching (seasonal June - September)
  • Magnetic Island history
  • Reef and wildlife interpretations
  • Catch and release fishing activity
  • EMC Reef tax charge is included in your ticket (you are helping to protect and maintain the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park)
What’s Not Included
  • Transfers from Townsville to Magnetic Island
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

In front of Peppers Resort on the boardwalk area, Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal, Nelly Bay QLD 4819, Australia

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From US$ 78.53 per person

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