Base Backpackers Magnetic Island

1 Nelly Bay RoadMagnetic Island4819Australia
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About Base Backpackers Magnetic Island

Base Backpackers Magnetic Island is a cosy seafront hostel nestled on the east coast of Magnetic Island. It boasts an outdoor pool, a garden, sun deck, and open water dive courses.

The straightforward rooms and dorms feature tea/coffee-making kits, a refrigerator, and shared bathrooms. Some quarters are female-only and upgraded units have balconies and private bathrooms.

At Base Backpackers Magnetic Island, guests have access to free self-parking, ATM/banking services, a games room, and a nightclub. Additionally, the hostel offers free Wi-Fi in the lobby, bicycle rentals, laundry facilities, daily housekeeping, and designated smoking areas.

A tasty breakfast awaits guests at the onsite café, which also opens for dinner. Barbecue facilities can also be found on site. Guests can sip their favourite drinks overlooking the waters at the welcoming Island Bar.

This hostel is about a six-minute drive from Alma Bay, a picturesque spot famous for beaching, swimming, and snorkelling. A well-known spot for visiting rock-wallabies can be found about three miles from the hostel’s doors.


1 Nelly Bay Road, Magnetic Island, 4819, Australia
Telephone: +61(7)47785777 |

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Hotel bar
  • Nightclub
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parasols
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Television


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 529 reviews across the web
7.9 /10
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    7.1 /10
  • Expedia
    8.2 /10
    8.5 /10
  • Zoover
    6.5 /10
  • other websites
    7.7 /10
7.9 out of 10 based on 529 reviews