Sails On Horseshoe

13-15 Pacific Drive, Magnetic Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, 4819, Australia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Magnetic Island

Week 42 - Magnetic Island 30th-1st July

A travel blog entry by eshaw15


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Crashed out wrapped up in sleeping bag and duvet on top…nippy indeed.

Next morning I checked out and planned on just exploring the island, my friend Charlotte advised doing the Forts walk, however during check out I ended up signing up for the hostels Bungalow Bay Animal Sanctuary, and I am so glad I did. The oppourtunity to hold turtles, several lizards, snakes, baby alligators, wombats and koala. Yes, I now own the ...

Koalas, Crocs and a cheeky Cockatoo

A travel blog entry by toddlerontour


... and white fish not otherwise specified) whilst Chloe had fish and chips.

Today we visited a wildlife sanctuary where we had close encounters with various species. Black and White Cockatoos, a Seawater Turtle, Freshwater Crocodiles, Lizards and finally... Koalas! This was the obvious reason for going and Rachel finally got the Koala hug she had been longing for for some time. It was a very enjoyable morning and ...

Magnetic Island

A travel blog entry by hollytripp


... wombat it was so fun! The wombat was a bit shy so didn't come out of it's enclosure meaning that we were allowed in to say hello which was really mad! Koala- the koala was so fluffy and soft! They let us hold one of the girls who was nine years old and called Noah, and being a girl it mean that she didn't smell bad which was good haha! They also took a souvenir photo of me with it so I've got that to bring back. Snake- I held two different snakes called carpet pythons! ...

Koalas and wallabies

A travel blog entry by judith_michi


... Duftnote um sein Revier markieren zu können (nicht sehr lecker). Trotzdem ein sehr nettes Erlebnis einem dieser sehr gemütlichen Tiere so nah sein zu dürfen.

Danach ging es mit der Fähre schon wieder nach Townsville um dort noch eine Nacht zu verbringen, denn am nächsten Tag stand eine sechsstündige Busfahrt nach Cairns an.

Alles Liebe,
Judith & Michi

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One of the things you want to do ...

Townsville ... Terrific the 2nd time round!

A travel blog entry by dollyandace


... s to keep us cool and entertained. We ate well (our Christmas fruit cake was STUPENDOUSLY GOOD), drank a lot (of water of course!) talked a lot and simply enjoyed being together. Many lazy days passed pleasantly and all too fast. Viv went home on January 6. We left on January 9 – delayed a couple of days, this time by an electrical glitch in Vito. It seems Townsville is the place where we solve transportation ...

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This hotel, located on 13-15 Pacific Drive, Magnetic Island, is near Gavin Ryan Studio.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSails On Horseshoe Magnetic Island

    Reviewed by kylie.jase

    Lovely Hotel

    Reviewed Jul 1, 2012
    by (27 reviews) Hokitika , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    The Sails on Horseshoe is a great spot to stay at the lovely Horseshoe Bay on Magnetic Island.

    The hosts, Chris and Alastair, are lovely people who are extremely gracious and accommodating.

    The rooms are spacious townhouses, over two levels, which are just lovely. The beds were comfortable and it was great having a bathtub!

    There are plenty of restaurants within walking distance, and I'd highly recommend this hotel!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Sails On Horseshoe Magnetic Island

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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