Apartments Absolute Waterfront Magnetic Island
123 Sooning Street, 4819 Nelly Bay, Australia – Excellent location - show map
Excellent location — rated 9.6/10! (score from 114 reviews)
Real guests • Real stays • Real opinions
Our property is a dual key apartment in the Peppers Blue on Blue complex. Situated on the top floor it has beautiful views over the marina and beach and the mountains and bush.
We lived on Magnetic Island for nine years and operate a charter boat Providence V based in the Whitsundays. Providence V used to sail out of Nelly Bay and departed from a berth right outside the window.
Magnetic Island is one of those charming places that has special 'island time'. It is one of the only Great Barrier Reef islands to have a postcode and has 4 villages: Nelly Bay (where you arrive on the ferry); Picnic Bay; Arcadia and Horseshoe Bay and is home to around 2000 people. We would really recommend the Forts Walk. You can get there by bus - it's on the road to Horseshoe Bay at the Radical Bay turnoff. It's about 3/4 of an hour walk and you are almost guaranteed to see a koala in the wild. It also has the best preserved fortification from WWII on the eastern seaboard. There are lots of walks as three quarters of the island is national park. Horseshoe Bay is the best for water activities and Picnic Bay is a beautiful quieter spot. Balding Bay (walk from Horseshoe Bay) is only accessible by boat and is also one of our favourites. Eating out: Man Friday in Nelly Bay does great enchilladas and other cuisine and both the pubs at Horseshoe and Picnic are usually good. Fish and chips from the shopping complex in Nelly on the corner of Mandalay Ave and Sooning Street highly recommended.
Languages spoken: English
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Property surroundings– Excellent location - show map Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Closest landmarks *
Magnetic Island Marina0 miles
Magnetic Island National Park2.4 miles
The Strand6.8 miles
Breakwater Terminal6.8 miles
Breakwater Marina6.8 miles
Reef HQ7.1 miles
Magnetic Island Ferry terminal7.1 miles
Townsville Yacht Club Marina7.2 miles
Queensland Parliament Office7.2 miles
Townsville Magistrates Court7.3 miles
Restaurants and markets *
Peppers Blue on Blue Restaurant0 miles
IGA Supermarket0 miles
Man Friday Mexican Cafe/bar0.9 miles
Horseshoe Bay Market once a month Sunday Market6.2 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
Nelly Bay Beach450 yards
Geoffrey Bay Beach750 yards
Closest airports *
Townsville Airport8.7 miles
Most popular landmarks *
Sturt Business Centre7.3 miles
Townsville Supreme Court7.3 miles
Townsville City Council7.4 miles
Family Court of Australia7.4 miles
ReefHQ Aquarium7.6 miles
Townsville Train Station8.3 miles
Townsville 400 Racetrack Start / Finish line8.3 miles
547 Industry Park10.3 miles
Billabong Sanctuary16.3 miles
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Peppers Blue on Blue
Most popular facilities
Sit back and relax
- BBQ facilities
Pets are not allowed.
- Horse riding Additional charge
- Diving Additional charge
- Hiking Off-site
- Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
No internet access available.
Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
- Secured parking
- Airport shuttle (additional charge)
- Car hire
- Bicycle rental (additional charge)
- Swimming Pool
- Swimming pool
- Fence around pool
- Sun loungers or beach chairs
- Pool/beach towels
- Pool with view
- Infinity pool
- Outdoor pool (all year)
- Outdoor pool
- Massage Additional charge
- Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
- Air conditioning
- Non-smoking throughout
- Non-smoking rooms
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14:00 - 23:00
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Until 10:00 hours
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Children and beds
Children are not allowed.
There is no capacity for cots at this property.
There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Absolute Waterfront Magnetic Island accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Smoking is not allowed.
Parties/events are not allowed
Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 06:00.
Pets are not allowed.