Arkies On Magnetic

Address: 7 Marine Parade, Townsville, Queensland, 4819 , Australia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 7 Marine Parade, Townsville, is near Gavin Ryan Studio.
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A travel blog entry by cbrnomads on Jul 02, 2015

2 comments, 30 photos

... views over Cairns and surrounding area. Kuranda is the gateway to the Atherton Tablelands and is surrounded by tropical rainforest and adjacent to the Wet Tropics World Heritage listed Baron George National Park. It was first settled in 1885.

The markets are, and have been a major attraction since their establishment in 1978 by a group of locals to attract visitors to Kuranda to buy their hand made arts, crafts and local produce. The ...

Koalas, wallabies and topless car-Magnetic Island

A travel blog entry by robhoskin on Jun 13, 2015

1 comment, 11 photos

... so most are very secluded. By 2pm we had reached our hostel which was situated right on the beach overlooking one of the many bays on the island. After sitting down travelling all day we felt we needed to stretch our legs so, as usual, went for a little explore of the surrounding area finding very little but a few pretty viewpoints. We returned to our hostel for a nap (sitting on a bus and a ferry really tires you out). For dinner we decided to walk to ...

Thongs ville

A travel blog entry by pandcjs_travels on May 17, 2015

1 comment, 16 photos

... an ice cream.. once she had me pinned down with my hands occupied with a cone and the inability to run she broached the subject of a visit to the top of the rock...

Even the cold ice cream did little to quell the sweat that broke out on my brow..
But she foresaw the histrionics and decided it would be OK to drive up to the top..

The drive to the top is up a narrow winding single vehicle ...

PARADISE in Magnetic Island

A travel blog entry by earthwanderers on Mar 31, 2015

17 photos

... kinda gives it away that you have to drink!) but it was well worth it, as we had a fab night! And funny enough, I won the second prize. I didn't think I had won at first, as I had crossed out one 64 but not the other one, so I wasn't sure if I had made a mistake - but it obviously turned out that I did. And the prize was an upgrade to a private ensuite room with a balcony and an ocean view - it was fantastic! So basically, we had a fab night with lots of cool people, and woke up ...

Meeting Thor-Magnetic Island

A travel blog entry by rach1644 on Jan 06, 2015

5 photos

... am of these slithery horrid things - so for me this was quite an accomplishment. When it turned its head to look at me I had enough and handed (half of) it back. The moment came to meet our koala friends and it was met with the appropriate 'aahhhhhh' by everyone. Koalas have never been an animal that I've been particularly interested in over any other animal but there is no denying - they are adorable! Things I learned about koalas: - Bigger than I ...