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If it's nature you like, don't miss a walk through Northern Australia's largest colony of wild koalas on Magnetic Island. The remarkable Forts Walk is the best vantage point for wildlife, spectacular rocky coves and historic military sites. With 360...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Horseshoe Bay Rd and Radical Bay Rd, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
All reviews great walk forts walk amazing views easy walk interesting history gun emplacements wild koalas world war well worth the effort your eyes walking shoes flip flops keep an eye spot koalas command post drinking water information boards
Quite intensive walk uphill to the forts, but really worth to pay a visit. Hint: try to go there in the morning, when not very hot yet. Interesting history of the place (a lot of boards with informations), great views to take good photos over...More
Nice walk with interesting sights along the way! Keep an eye out for koalas - we saw one sleeping on a tree right next to us. I would recommend to go in the early morning to avoid the heat. Easy accessible by bus or car.
It makes for a long day, but worth it. Take an early ferry over to Magnetic Island and start hiking straight from Nelly Bay. Have lunch at Geoffery Bay and take the bus to the Forts Walk parking lot. Watch for hedgehogs and koalas. Take...More
Great hike to great views and interesting WWII history. We were lucky enough to spot three wild koalas, although I don’t know how reliable that is. The hike was listed as moderate which seems fair, but there are some steep rock steps to get to...More
My husband and I are in our late 50’s and both have issues with our knees and feet but we were able complete this walk without too much trouble. The views from various sites are well worth it. The track is popular bevauof the local...More
We visted in the morning and completed the forts walk. Yes it's an incline on the way up but not too steep until you reach the bottom of the steps up to the fort itself. The views are worth the effort to go up to...More
Good nice 40 minutes one way trip to the top. Unfortunately up at the fort itself was a little bit messy and not well taken care. For example there was an info indication about the year and there stays: "was build in 19042"