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Party on Magnetic Island

Fishing, Boating & Sailing

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fishingmagneticislandWhether you want to hop in a tinny and head out for the day, take a cruise on a selection of great charter boats, or sign up for the annual Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week, Magnetic Island has a great selection of fishing, boating and sailing to choose from.

Magnetic Island has three boat ramps with easy access at:

• Horseshoe Bay
• Nelly Bay Harbour
• Picnic Bay

For a full list of great onshore fishing spots, tours and tour operators, simply download the Magnetic Island Fishing & Boating PDF: mi_fishingboating.pdf

Know your fishing zones!
Please be aware that fishing zones exist around Magnetic Island.
We suggest you pick up a zoning map so you know where you can go and what you can do to ensure you have a great day fishing and boating.

You can pick up a hard copy from:
• Fish'n N Fuel'n: Mandalay Ave, Nelly Bay.
• Arcadia Store: Bright Ave, Arcadia.

Alternatively, download the following resources:

1) NQ Zones Overview Map

2) NQ Detailed Reefs Map
Or for individual area zoning maps from Cape York to Offshore Capricorn go to Zoning Maps GBRMPA.

3) Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (GBRMPA) Magnetic Island ZONING Map which gives you accurate information and coordinates on:
• General Use Zone
• Habitat Protection Zone
• Conservation Park Zone
• Buffer Zone
• Scientific Research Zone
• Marine National Park Zone
• Preservation Zone
• Commonwealth Islands Zone.

4) Public Moorings and Anchorings PDF

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week:
Last week of August and first week of Sept.

It's becoming more popular every year, with approximately 23 entries in it's first year (2009) 56 entries in 2010 increasing to 86 in the 2011 season. Perfectly placed between the Airlie Beach Race Week and Hamilton Island Race Week, Magnetic Island offers a fun, friendly and more relaxed pace for the race carnival.
For more information visit SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week.

More information
More information is also available from Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA).

Charters and tours
Simply download our Magnetic Island Fishing & Boating Guide or pick up a copy of the Magnetic Island Guide, or the Magnetic Informer Telephone Directory to find the list of available charters and tours, the head to Fish'n N Fuel'n in Nelly Bay to grab your gear and drop in a line.

<< Don't forget to check the daily What's On Calendar
Check out our What's On calendar for extra action off the water.

Staying over? Check out some great island accommodation options.

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