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Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours

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Try Koala spotting! See the scenic hills and beaches. We tour a big itineray of over 100 places, from rain forest to the bays. We provide sightings of many wild birds and animals and maybe some surprises! Our tour guides are mature locals, with...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal | Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
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+61 435 580 292
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All reviewsferry terminalflora and faunarock wallabieshis knowledgehorseshoe bayfishour tour guideinteresting storiesfew hoursday triphighly recommend this tourexcellent tourbooked this tourexcellent value for moneyfirst timersgiant clamsbeautiful scenery
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Thank you Neil for a wonderful tour around your beautiful Magnetic Island. The scenery was gorgeous and we loved seeing the rock wallabies, the fish, the koalas and the butterflies were amazing. Thanks for pointing us in the right direction for lunch. The tour was...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The BEST way to see Magnetic Island when you only have one day. Neil's love of the island and enthusiasm for his guiding definitely shines through. There were so many varied interesting attractions where we could stop and get off the bus for a closer...More

Thank Ross F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The day was led by Neil who had a vast and interesting knowledge of the Island. The trip went at a sensible pace and was excellent value for money. If you only have a short time on the island I would recommend this tour as...More

Thank Dee T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificient day trip. Our guide Niel was very knowledgable and very interesting and went to great efforts to ensure everyone had an enjoyable experience. Great value, with plenty of opportunity to take photos on and off the bus.More

Thank Brian W
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Brian Thank you for leaving your review. I enjoyed your company on the tour that day. The fact that we stop every now and again and get off the bus lets me learn a little more about everyone as we tour around. Its always...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful way to see the island on my first day of my stay. Neil our guide was very chirpy and knowledgeable. Lunch stop at Horseshoe Bay. Koalas were spotted, as were wallabies and tropical fish fed. Neil also took us through his secret...More

Thank Kerry K
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Kerry. My tour is a great way to get an intro to the island on your first day. Hopefully, having seen what the island has to offer, you were able to go back to the spots that you enjoyed the most, and experience them...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great way to see all of the Island. Neil was a great tour guide and showed us many things that the average person just wouldn't know about. Highly recommend.More

Thank Lee-Ann W
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Lee-Ann. Its a small island but we do squeeze in a lot into our tour. And you are correct, there are lots of things on the island that many may miss. The best thing is, I am discovering new stories and treasures all...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent,enjoyable & informative bus tour with a very friendly, knowledgeable guide. We heard stories & some history of Magnetic Island while viewing the superb scenery. We saw koalas, wallabies,fish & as a special treat during this season of the year, the butterflies. We thoroughly recommend...More

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Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Its great to hear from you. The scenery of the island is certainly spectacular, its great to be reminded by my guests how special it truly is. We are lucky to live here every day. There are so many stories on the island its hard...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As part of a group of pensioners (and me not being one!) I was concerned about how ‘old’ the tour might be... I was totally wrong! The guide was so knowledgeable, the bus comfy, the route interesting and the overall experience really good. Old stories,...More

Thank Sydney_Aust100
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. I'm glad I was able to make the tour appeal across a wide range. I'm happy to have any age on the tour, some of the 'oldies' are more energetic than me, and some of the young kids are wiser...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t say enough amazing things about this tour. We got to see Koalas, Wallabies and Butterflies and it was beautiful. Magnetic Island is so beautiful and we got to go to some of the best places. I had a fantastic day and Neil was...More

Thank S_Dotta-Heke
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely words. I'm honoured that you think that, having such a beautiful location to work with certainly makes it easier though! There really is something for everyone on the island.

Reviewed 7 July 2018

Hopped on at the last minute and I didn't regret it. Our guide was knowledgeable and informative - knowing lots of facts about birdlife and the areas all over magnetic island. In particular I loved going and seeing hundreds of blue butterflies in a forest...More

Thank 210Georgia
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thanks Georgia. The butterflies are super special aren't they? We often go down there with our kids when they are about. You were lucky to come at this time of year when they are around. As soon as spring time comes they'll leave for more...More

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261marikap
8 January 2017|
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Response from Col F | Property representative |
Dear Manka, Our tour costs $45 per adult, $40 Seniors/Pensioners and $22 Children 5 - 14 (Under 5, free) Please book by emailing us which day you want to come. Take the 09.30 Sealink ferry from Townsville and we leave from... More
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cjt431
30 September 2016|
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Response from Col F | Property representative |
Thank you for enquiring about our daily tour of Magnetic Island, but, unfortunately, there is no availability today. We pick up from Island addresses, but cannot afford to from Townsville - it would cost a large slice of the... More
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Tracy R
18 September 2016|
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It's best to call 0435 580 292.
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