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Driftwood is located on Nobby Headland in Picnic Bay, with stunning views of the coral sea and Townsville. The house is located in a private and peaceful area.

Driftwood has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The air-conditioned house has an open kitchen and dining area, a large balcony overlooking the ocean and a big living area also with views of the sea.

Magnetic Island is only a 25-minute ferry ride from Townsville.

Driftwood has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 30, 2017

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (10.0)


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 6. Max children: 5
Holiday Home
  • Bedroom 1: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 4: 2 bunk beds
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Closest beaches
  • Rocky Bay Beach

    Rocky Bay Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    3,500 feet from property
  • Nelly Bay Beach

    Nelly Bay Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    5,100 feet from property

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Host Info

Company review score: 8.8Based on 1,017 reviews from 123 properties
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"Driftwood" is a home with views across the Coral Sea to the horizon so you can savour a wonderful sunset moment. You can also take in the view of Townsville in the distance and the city lights in the evening and yet still feel a complete world away from everyone and everywhere else! Driftwood is part of the Magnetic Groups luxury property collection. This well appointed home can comfortably accommodate 6 adults and 4 children within 4 bedrooms, each ensuited and well appointed with not only air-conditioning but great cross ventilation to take advantage of the natural air-flow.

Property info

"Driftwood" is a home with views across the Coral Sea to the horizon so you can savour a wonderful sunset moment. You can also take in the view of Townsville in the distance and the city lights in the evening and yet still feel a complete world away from everyone and everywhere else! This well appointed home can comfortably accommodate 6 adults and 4 children within 4 bedrooms, each ensuited and well appointed with not only air-conditioning but great cross ventilation to take advantage of the natural air-flow. Driftwood is part of the Magnetic Group's luxury property collection. This luxury, family holiday home has captured the true essence of feeling like the only place on a tropical island. Perfectly positioned on the sunset side of the Headland to capture a commanding view across the water. "Driftwood" is set on the most secluded and peaceful area of beautiful Nobby Headland amongst Magnetic lsland's granite boulders and natural bush. If offers you unparalleled quiet and privacy. There is also access to a small, secluded sandy bay below. Take the time to relax in the solar heated infinity pool, enjoy a chilled sundowner and let yourself "drift". The main deck captures a great sunset view and provides shade to the pool underneath. Local wildlife will be your closest neighbours including rock wallabies. Please remember not to feed them! A stroll to Picnic Bay gives you access to the jetty to cast a fishing line, local shops, local hotel or walk to the golf course where you can hire clubs and buggies. Don't forget "Driftwood" has a table tennis table waiting for the family challenge round! This home is fully air-conditioned but has been built to capture the breeze, offering great cross ventilation. The 4 bedrooms are ensuited and furnished to comfortably accommodate up to 6 adults and 4 children. "Driftwood" is well appointed and offers all that would be required for a great family holiday featuring gourmet kitchen, fully equipped laundry, BBQ and large front deck ideal for reclining under the stars and a deep swimming pool not to mention a water view that is second to none! This pool is heated during the winter months. NOW WITH WIFI! Please note: The bunk room is only suitable for children so the house caters for a maximum 6 Adults and 4 children. Bookings for more than 6 Adults cannot be accepted.

Language Spoken

English
What's nearby
  • Magnetic Island Marina
    2 miles
  • Magnetic Island National Park
    3.1 miles
  • The Strand
    4.9 miles
  • Breakwater Marina
    5 miles
  • Reef HQ
    5.3 miles
  • Townsville Magistrates Court
    5.4 miles
  • Townsville Supreme Court
    5.4 miles
  • Queensland Parliament Office
    5.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Magnetic Island Bakery
    2.5 miles
  • Restaurant Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar
    2.8 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Arcadia Hotel
    3.8 miles
  • Restaurant Picnic Bay Hotel
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar R&R Bar
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Mamma Roma
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Sturt Business Centre
    5.4 miles
  • Townsville Yacht Club Marina
    5.4 miles
  • Townsville City Council
    5.5 miles
  • Family Court of Australia
    5.6 miles
  • ReefHQ Aquarium
    5.7 miles
  • Townsville Train Station
    6.4 miles
  • Townsville 400 Racetrack Start / Finish line
    6.4 miles
  • 547 Industry Park
    8.3 miles
  • Riverway
    11.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Alma Bay
    3.9 miles
  • Mountain Forts Walk
    5.2 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Horseshoe Bay
    6.5 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Picnic Bay
    0.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Rocky Bay Beach
    3,500 feet
  • Nelly Bay Beach
    5,100 feet
  • Geoffrey Bay Beach
    2.4 miles
  • Alma Bay Beach
    3.1 miles
  • Whitfield Cove Beach
    3.4 miles
Public transit
  • Ferry Breakwater Terminal
    5 miles
  • Ferry Magnetic Island Ferry terminal
    5.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Townsville Airport
    6.8 miles
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Amenities of Driftwood
Parking
No parking available.
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Kitchen
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • DVD player
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fan
Outdoors
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Private pool
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Heated pool
Spa
Activities
  • Beach
Services
  • Wireless internet
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Ocean view
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
Miscellaneous
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Driftwood takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 1000 is required. The property charges this 14 days before arrival. That's about 707.55USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 2 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

No cribs or extra beds are available.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 22

Mastercard Visa American Express Driftwood accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 8:00 PM and 8:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that this property does not have any policies, procedures or resources in place to accommodate the unique needs of school graduates during the annual 'Schoolies Week' period. It does not have adequate resources to engage qualified security personnel to guarantee the safety, comfort and convenience of school graduate guests during this period.

Please note that this property has a strict 'No Party Policy'. Failure to comply with property policies may result in the eviction of guests and the loss of any deposits or payments made.

Please note that this property is strictly nonsmoking. If evidence of smoking is found in the rooms, a cleaning fee may apply.

Please note that there is a 1.5% surcharge when you pay with a credit card.

Please inform Driftwood of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

A damage deposit of AUD 1000 is required. The property charges this 14 days before arrival. That's about 707.55USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Driftwood

  • Yes, there's a private pool. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Driftwood on this page.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Driftwood has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 4 bedrooms

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, Driftwood is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Driftwood by:

    • Taxi 50min

  • Driftwood is 1,150 feet from the center of Picnic Bay.

  • Driftwood offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Beachfront
    • Beach

  • The prices at Driftwood may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Driftwood on this page.

  • Driftwood can accommodate this group size:

    • 6 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Check-in at Driftwood is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.