Magnetic Island is only accessible by ferry. Two companies run ferries here. You can take your car but the island is very small so it is not necessary.
Awesome beach bar attached to the backpackers. They have some big parties and when it is quiet it is a good spot to chill out.
Great place for a beer.
Good bar with $12 meals. They sometimes have live music here
Morning and evening ferry
Great place to take diving courses or trips to the reef and Yongala.
Dive courses and multi day trips.
Guides can be a bit rude.
2 hour return walk to ruined WWII gun placements. Great views from the top.
Start at the eastern side of Horseshoe Bay Beach. ;Be aware of the tides here because you can get stuck on a high tide.
Great hostel. Resort style grounds and swimming pool. Right on the beach. Bar attached.
Great hostel on the beach with a pool, bar and a koala sanctuary.