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    Base Backpackers Magnetic Island

    1 Nelly Bay Road, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
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    • Excellent38%
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    Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

    We didn't stay here but visited for food and drinks. The location is superb and the vibe fun. Cheap cocktails & good bar snacks. Fun place, good value. Pool table was a hit with the boys, great pool and area to chill out. I would...More

    Thank Claire B
    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, General Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 2 May 2017

    Hi there Claire B, Thanks for the Awesome review. Hopefully next time you can stay the night and party on till close. We will see you next time :) Cheers Jack

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    Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

    This hostel is the only place to be in Magnetic Island. Great bar, pool, views of the beach, such fun staff and a big shoutout to Jay as he really helped us out with a difficult situation! No doubt my favourite hostel on the East...More

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    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, General Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 2 May 2017

    Thanks for the review, We are so glad you enjoyed our slice of paradise as much as we do. I will make sure i pass on your praise to all the staff and especially Jay for helping you out. Safe Travels. Cheers Jack

    Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

    If you want to see wild koalas, stay here and go on Jay's tour. He was fantastic and very informative. We even saw 2 babies! We also paid to hug a koala at bungalow bay but this had nothing on Jays tour!

    Thank Emily F
    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, General Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 2 May 2017

    Hey Emily F, Thanks for the review, Jay's Koala Tours really are something special and to see the babies even better. I will pass on your feedback and hopefully his secret spot stays safe :) Cheers Jack

    Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

    It was perfect. I couldn't stop raving about the place to anyone who would listen there and they all agreed. It was backpacking on a new level. The scenerie, the staff just everything. Felt blessed to stay there and definitely like I should have paid...More

    Thank gwenny_54
    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, Guest Relations Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 18 April 2017

    Hey Gwenny_54, PERFECT! Now that's something we'll have to live up to now. We are stoked you loved the hostel and its awesome you are spreading the love for our slice of paradise, keep up the good work. Our staff work around the clock to...More

    Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

    Such a chilled out holiday resort vibe at this hostel! Stayed here twice and absolutely loved it. Staff are all so friendly and helpful - as are all the locals on this paradise island! Only downside is the kitchen is a bit small but backpacker...More

    Thank Ella M
    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, Guest Relations Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 18 April 2017

    Hello Ella M, Thanks for that brilliant review! Our staff love to help our guests out and create a really good atmosphere around the place. It's hard not to smile all the time! Our kitchen is due for a refurb but like you said we've...More

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    • Pool
    • Beachfront
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    • Free Parking
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