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Selina Magnetic Island showcases open-air building designs and communal spaces for guests. The accommodations is located in the heart of Horseshoe Bay, 4-minute walk from Horseshoe Bay beach, nearby many island activities and walking trails through the national park to beaches offering snorkeling. Guests can find an outdoor deck bar serving food and drinks overlooking the resort pool. Other amenities include free WiFi at the deck bar, shared kitchen and coin laundry facilities. Daily wildlife tours are conducted on site with onsite rangers offering an educational experience with Australian wildlife at Selina Magnetic Island. Free bird feeding daily is offered. The tour desk provide Magnetic Island maps, help book Great Barrier Reef tours, Museum of Underwater Art diving and snorkeling trips and local tours experiencing the fringing reef and land based adventures. Selina Magnetic Island is 25 minutes from Townsville by Sealink QLD fast catamaran. Guests bring their own vehicle on Magnetic Island ferries.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Selina Hotels
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Number of guests
2 bunk beds
1 queen bed
1 bunk bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Jessica
    Brazil Brazil
    amazing facilities, beautiful place, the nature and the vines are awesome great room, great beds, cafe is awesome, kitchen is good and clean, toilets are perfect
  • Nelli
    Austria Austria
    The private cabins were very comfortable and clean! Water and glases were provided in the fridge, decoration was nice, aircon worked perfectly for the first day, bathroom quite clean, big kitchen, big property so felt like a resort, good bar area...
  • Brianne
    United States of America United States of America
    Amazing location - koalas and wallaby’s right outside our cabin and a short walk from Horseshoe Bay.

Area info

Amenities of Selina Magnetic Island
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Free parking
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Evening entertainment
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Wifi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Business center
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Car rental
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules
Selina Magnetic Island takes special requests – add in the next step!

From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional fees may apply.
Cards accepted at this property
VisaMastercard Cash is not accepted

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

For reservations under the same name and dates, which exceed 5 rooms or consist of more than 10 people, or extend beyond 14 days, our Group and Longstay Payment and Cancellation Policy will apply, regardless of the selected rate upon booking.

Group and Longstay Payment and Cancellation Policy:

A 50% deposit of the total amount is required to secure the booking. We will notify the guest prior to charging the credit card provided. Please note that this deposit is nonrefundable.

The remaining 50% of the booking must be settled at least 15 days before the scheduled arrival date and is also nonrefundable.

We will charge this remaining amount to the credit card provided 15 days in advance. In the event of nonpayment, we will notify you by email, requesting an alternative payment method within 48 hours. If payment is not received within this timeframe, the booking will be canceled, and no refund will be issued.

Upon check-in all guests are required to present a government-issued photo identification (e.g. passport, national ID or driving license) along with the credit card used for booking under the same name. Please note that guests staying in dormitories must be 18 years of age or older.

Towel rental is available at 6 AUD for guests staying in community rooms.

Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply

Please inform Selina Magnetic Island in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This establishment operates as a cashless facility, and at this time, we do not accept cash as a form of payment. Please note that each guest is required to present a valid credit card and photo ID during check-in. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in our inability to accept your reservation. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Our reception is not available 24 hours. If you plan to check in after 11 pm, please take note of the phone number posted on the entrance door. Upon your arrival, kindly call this number, and we will promptly assist you with the check-in process. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

FAQs about Selina Magnetic Island

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

  • The nearest beach is 1,300 feet from Selina Magnetic Island. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Selina Magnetic Island is 1,300 feet from the center of Horseshoe Bay. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Selina Magnetic Island is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Selina Magnetic Island offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Evening entertainment
    • Happy hour
    • Fitness classes
    • Walking tours
    • Yoga classes
    • Live music/Performance
    • Movie nights
    • Themed dinners

  • Guests staying at Selina Magnetic Island can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American