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Base Magnetic Island

1 Nelly Bay Road, Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Australia


  • 88%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

Property Information:

BASE Backpackers is located right on the beach and is the ONLY place to Stay and Play on Magnetic Island

There is a choice of dorm rooms at BASE from mixed dorms to the female sanctuary dorms which includes a sanctuary pamper package on arrival.

The double rooms at BASE are situated right on the rocks overlooking the ocean, you will not believe the view from your room!!

The camp site (bring your own tent!) also has sea views!!
Camping site rates are based per person, not per tent.

The Island bar has extensive decks overlooking the water, spend a lazy afternoon sipping on a drink and take in the magnificent views BASE has to offer. By night the party scene comes alive with funky tunes and awesome bar games to keep the crowd entertained. The Island bar at BASE is the best party bar on the island!

BASE also has an onsite caf open for breakfast and dinner daily with affordable and tasty food right at your doorstep. Now open for lunch Sat & Sun!!

Whether your travelling, having a group party weekend or just need a few days in paradise..you need to stay@base!!!

Check out our famous stay & play CHEAP DEALS on the specials page. You will have a hard time finding a cheaper open water dive certification anywhere!!!

Please note you have purchased a site to pitch a Tent, No tents are provided by is you must Bring your own tent

Full moon down under

Full Moon Down Under is a party unlike any other Australia has seen - igniting the steamy sands of Magnetic Island each month with the promise of peace + love + party for all!

Paint yourself from head to toe, grab a bucket and let your body lose control at what has become Australia’s most iconic monthly outdoor party Party with crowds of up to 2000!!!!!!!

Experience the endless summer party that is
Full moon down under, magnetic island!

Full moon events coming up 2014:

April 11th
May 16th
June 13th
July 31st
August 28th
September 25th
October 31st
November 27th
December 31st

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    Great atmosphere but the kitchen is small and the toilets are not very clean
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      Anonymous, Belgium, Female, 18-24
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  • Air Conditioning
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Free Parking
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Camping site rates are based per person, YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN TENT AS THERE IS NO ON SITE TENT HIRE.

Base Magnetic Island Located at 1 Nelly Bay Road, Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island.
Base Magnetic Island
Magnetic Island Queensland QLD, 4819 1 Nelly Bay Road, Nelly Bay
88% 303
-19.1700184 146.8470811
Base Magnetic Island
    Rooms available     Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite     Basic 6 Bed Female Dorm     Basic 8 Bed Female Dorm     Deluxe 6 Bed Mixed Dorm     Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm     Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm     Basic Single Private Shared Bathroom
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