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Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours

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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 thoroughly enjoyed our Maggie Comprehensive tour! The bus was early at the terminal waiting for us and the driver was really friendly and informative. His knowledge and passion for the island is second to none. He knew all of the best places to eat...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to Neil who is an amazing guide. the explanations were clear, interesting and punctuated with a lot of humor. A big thank you for making me discover your Island with so much love.

Thank Laurence D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really appreciated visiting places and seeing things that were not on the usual tourist list of things to do on Magnetic Island. Highlights included finding koalas in their natural habitat, seeing butterflies in the bushes, the aquatic museum and learning about life on the...More

Thank weblee2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the time we stepped onto the tour bus and met Neil we had a great experience, one that will stay with me is the hundreds of butterflies on the island amongst a group of trees that Neil knew how to find.

Thank Michele N
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Michele Thanks for leaving a review. Between you and me, the Butterfly forest is my favourite part of the tour. Its just a shame that they are only around between May - September. But there are plenty of other sites around the island.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Neil was a stand up guide. We got a great tour around the island along with plenty of stops to admire the stunning scenery. The stop at various bays and inlets proved informative and interesting. I’m glad I went on my tour during the back...More

Thank Wildmanmike
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving the review and for the recommendation Mike. The island certainly is stunning and I love to introduce people to her beauty and history. I've tried very hard to offer something for everyone on the tour and am happy to accommodate requests...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day on this tour, saw all the highlights, heard all the local stories and even better saw koalas, butterfly’s, rock wallabies and lots more. If u only have one day to see the island this is a great way to do it.More

Thank Patricia P
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Trisha. We do pack a lot into the 4 hours of the tour, its amazing what the island has to offer, if you know where to look. The 1 hour free time at Horseshoe Bay is a great way to decompress...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Magnetic Island is a terrific place to visit for a day. We were shown around in a comfortable bus by a knowledgeable and friendly guide. Also a safe driver which was important. The company is very reputable and provided genuine value for money. We came...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very enjoyable and inexpensive way to learn about Magnetic Is. Neil’s local knowledge was invaluable, from feeding tropical fish to finding butterflies and koalas in the wild, and pointing out the great scenery. Our only disappointment was not having time at Picnic Bay, except for...More

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Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. I'm sorry that you were disappointed by having no time at Picnic Bay. It is certainly something we are looking at for next season. I've only got a limited time within our tour to cover all the ground on the island....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A delightful day with Neil touring the Magnetic Island coast and some of the spots that make the place unique. He is knowledgable about the history and wildlife. A very relaxing day.More

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Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Maggie certainly has a slower, more relaxing way of life and I'm glad you found a piece of that on the tour. I'm still learning more about the island and love including new discoveries on...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018

It was the best day of our holiday, very relaxed tour with very informative information about the island, very friendly. Highly recommended .

Thank Maria H
Neil R, Owner at Magnetic Island BEST Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Maria. I'm so happy I could make your day and your holiday.

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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
Tracy R
18 September 2016|
Response from anicka2016 | Reviewed this property |
It's best to call 0435 580 292.