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Magnetic Island is a tropic island which is situated in the East Coast of Australia. And this island is the best destination for people who like to spend their holiday in a relaxing way. You can reach this wonderful island from Townsville through ferry which is run by Sunferries.

This island is named so, because of the noticeable magnetic effect which caused on the Captain Cook’s ship compass when he was passing the island in 1770. After hearing this, many people explored some particular spots in Magnetic Island carrying various magnetic instruments to detect what is the actual effect that caused in Captain Cook’s ship compass but everybody discovered nothing.

This magnetic island is quite large which welcomes many visitors and tourists every year. The Magnetic Island is a wildlife haven with 54% of the island is the National Park, and it is mostly situated on the furrowed north-western side and steep mountainous interior of the island. Mount Cook is the highest speak of the island which measures about 497 m that is 1,631 ft above sea level.

Apart from all the above information, the island holds many attractive and interesting activities which have the power to attract many tourists from all parts of the world. Some of the attractive things of Magnetic Island include:
• National Park where you experience adventures and on the way you see rock wallabies, bats and brushtail possums thrive.
• You can explore this fascinating land by walking as you have a series of walking trails for visitors.
• This Island is also popular for its angling opportunities; where you can catch many varieties of fishes, such as Wahoo, Blue and Black Marlin, Mackerel, Sailfish, Dogtooth Tuna, Giant Trevally, Coral Trout, Tuna, Sea Perch Red Emperor and many more.
• You can also explore a series of bays here which are actually situated along the coast; the four main bays include Arcadia, Picnic, Horseshoe, and Nelly.
• Each bay holds a collection of accommodation, shops, and restaurants and also it has some delightful beach with picnic areas in which you have playgrounds for children to spend their time in an enjoyable way.

If you want to pay a visit to this Island during your working holiday or vacation in Australia, get your Australia Visa and tickets to Australia flights done from a reputed travel agency. .

The author of this write up is running a travel agency of his own for years. The travel agency run by him has many offers linked to organizing tours Down Under and also guides about the best tourist destinations there. He has the best offers related to
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