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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
Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
+61 435 580 292
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great day. The tour guide Brett was so knowledgeable about the island and the flora and fauna. It was a relaxed day with plenty of time at each place.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tIshAustralia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On 13 March my friend and I had a truly amazing tour of Magnetic Island all thanks to the knowledge of Neil who was an amazing ambassador of the company and the island. He took us to bays, beaches, showed us the fauna and flora...More

Thank D7356SLjulies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be on every ones bucket list. Neil is an excellent tour guide and is very knowledgeable and friendly

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank evertonpark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent half the day on the tour which was great. Shown the friendly rock wallabies, koalas, tropical fish, beaches, hotels. Then we grabbed a scooter and went straight to the places we liked the most. Did the fort walk (a must see), cooled off in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lbeasley2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The name of the tour tells it all..we had the best day..Neil was extremely well informed about all aspects of the Island..animal, vegetable and mineral...and he was able to make it fun and interesting..saw wildlife it its natural state..found out a lot of information about...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank john h
Reviewed 22 January 2019

The tour was excellent, made more so by the driver/guide Neil! his knowledge of everything from the landscape, the animals, the flora, the history and that of the local people was unbelievable! but most of all we enjoyed his humour!! Great time was had by...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michael P
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2019

Thank you Michael for leaving such a glowing review, though my kids would disagree about the humour.... Great to have you and your wife on the tour.

Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

Tour was amazing, felt like we covered everything you possibly could. The guide was so full of knowledge about the wildlife, plants and history, he covered it all! Very impressed, thanks so much!More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CarlySwift39
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2019

Thank you Carly. We do cover everything we can in a non-4wd vehicle on the Maggie Comprehensive Tour Surprisingly that's why we call it that - I did tell you we are not very good at naming things in Australia! ;) I'm happy I was...More

Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

Thanks again Neil for a great day absolutely fantastic day, your tour guide was well educational and fun, would recommend it to anyone Shane 😊

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shane B
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2019

Thanks Shane. I'm glad we could entertain and educate. Thankfully the source material (the island) is a very deep well to draw from. I'm glad I was able to give you a good day.

Reviewed 8 January 2019

Very informative tour with Neil. Very knowledge man who is passionate about the island. He will take you places you won't even know about and tell you all about the history of the island. Highly recommond this tour while on Magnetic Island.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank melirig
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2019

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I fell in love with the island when i first discovered it, and I'm glad I was able to share some of that with you.

Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

What a great way to get your bearings quickly and learn about the island. I was amazed how much knowledge Neil had accumulated in just 2 years. His pride in the island was very evident. The aquarium visit was a highlight for me. Lots of...More

Thank 547vickik
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2019

Thanks for the review. Taking the tour early during your holiday is certainly a great way to find your way around, ready to re-visit your favourite parts later on. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy the coffee, even the best of us have an off day...More

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8 January 2017|
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
30 September 2016|
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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18 September 2016|
Response from anicka2016 | Reviewed this property |
It's best to call 0435 580 292.