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Magnetic Informer Visitors Guide : Magnetic Island Informer Visitors Guide 2010
attractions & activities 20 www.magneticinformer.com.au BOAT TOURS & HIRE Mobile 0448 434 292 or (07) 4778 5909 Guided tours or self drive hire. Discover stunning bays, circumnavigate the island, snorkel amazing reefs, drop a line. The choice is yours. Up to eight people. Wheelchair access. Full safety gear included. www.getaroundisland.com PROVIDENCE V MAP3K9 Phone (07) 4778 5580 or 0427 882 062 catch the breeze ... • Chill out on the deck of Magnetic Island’s own tallship • Join us snorkelling on a day sail with a gourmet picnic • Slip into the sunset with complimentary champagne & nibbles • Catch a shooting star on a 2-4 day trip • Corporate charters a speciality. www.providencesailing.com.au REEF ECO TOURS NOT ON MAP Phone 0419 712 579 Discover Magnetic Island's best reefs with local marine biologist Dr Andy Lewis. Great for novice snorkellers. Guided snorkelling tours through superb coral gardens. Expert ecological commentary -- identify shes, corals, and invertebrates. 3 hour tour includes gear hire, safety brie ng & snorkel lesson, and 1 hour Reef Ecotour. Discounts for groups and families. www.reefecotours.com AQUASEARCH AQUARIUM & LAB 6-10 Elena Street, Nelly Bay Ph (07) 4778 5096 Open 9.30am to 4.30pm daily $3 pp marine display entry fee; options for 5+ persons include 20 minute video plus lab tour -- $6 pp. View 24 year old cultured giant clams (85 kg), cultured clown sh (Nemo) & a variety of other amazing marine life. E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.aquasearch.net.au MAP3E6 PLEASURE DIVERS 10 Marine Parade, Arcadia Phone 1800 797 797 or (07) 4778 5788 Magnetic Island's ONLY PADI 5 Star IDC Centre. All PADI courses from Introductory Dives through to Instructor level. Daily certi ed Island dives; Gear hire and sales; Outer Barrier Reef cruises and trips to the world famous S.S Yongala -- Oz's Number 1 dive site!; 1/2 day and full day snorkel hire (stinger suits Nov-March). Accommodation/dive packages available. 10% discount for direct bookings on selected dive courses. E: email@example.com MAP2H6 BLUE PARROT SUNSET CRUISE Phone (07) 4758 1336 Join us on the BLUE PARROT and take in the spectacular natural landscape of FIVE BEACH BAY or Radical and Balding Bay. Enjoy a few drinks (BYO), music and delicious cocktail food while sailing at a leisurly pace. Depart from Horseshoe Bay at 4.30pm Thurs to Monday. MAP1B9 BARNACLE BILL FISHING TOURS (07) 4758 1837 or 0438 165 581 Do you want to catch sh like these? It’s easy! Just come cruising with Barnacle Bill and his purpose designed 7m sports shing vessel. 2hr - 4hr tours available (min 2p). Fully shaded deck with all shing gear and expert tuition supplied. Fish are virtually guaranteed. MAP1B9 TOP 10 KIDS ACTIVITIES 1. Try your luck and wet a line o the Picnic Bay jetty 2. Forge a trail on horseback, inajeeporonabike 3. Get your photo taken cuddling a koala or baby crocodile 4. Discover giant clams at the aquarium 5. Charter a boat and spot a green sea turtle 6. Hire a cart for a nine hole round of golf 7. Double up on a jet ski, sea kayak or tube ride 8. Meet some local kids at the weekly night markets 9. Be the rst in your family to spot a koala in the wild 10. Playground hop from bay to bay with a picnic hamper On holiday with the kids? Keep them entertained with one of the following top 10 activities for children.
Magnetic Island Informer Visitors Guide 2011