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    Base Backpackers Magnetic Island

    1 Nelly Bay Road, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
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    Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

    It was only my second day in Australia but already the best one I could imagine! Jay took us for a tour and we saw 6!! wild Koalas hanging out in the trees. They were so cute and fluffy! I did not imagine I would...More

    Thank Skrol L
    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, General Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 18 May 2017

    Hey Skrol L, Thanks for the awesome review, Jay's Koala tours seem to be the talk of the town lately, Glad to hear you had a good time here on Maggie and got to experience some of the hidden spots Jay seems to know. I...More

    Reviewed 16 May 2017

    Hi all, I spend 3 nights at Base and I just love this place! The first time after already 6 weeks of traveling it felt really like holidays :-) we had amazing weather, rented a 4 wheel drive topless car and spent also relaxing days...More

    Thank charlyschulz1
    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, General Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 17 May 2017

    Hey Charlyschulz1, Thanks for the review, Super stoked you enjoyed the nightly activities and our beautiful island. It really is a unique location here at Base Maggie, Waking up and falling asleep to the oceans noise makes you realize how lucky we are. Safe Travels...More

    Reviewed 16 May 2017

    My expectations weren't that high of the hostels at the east coast of Australia, but that's not why I think Base is a perfect hostel! The location is amazing, the rooms and bathrooms are nice, the staff is sweet and the bar is cool. I...More

    Thank Emma K
    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, General Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 17 May 2017

    Hey There Pamela B, Thanks for the awesome review, Were glad you enjoyed your time here and the facilities. Hopefully we see you again someday. Safe Travels, Cheers jack

    Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

    Stayed in a bangalow with my wife. Amazing views right on the water. Can party if you like or just chill out. Great atmosphere, hang by the pool or jump in the ocean. Had a great time and would do it again. Good price.

    Thank Jamie U
    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, General Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 10 May 2017

    Hey Jamie U, Were glad you both had an awesome time and soaked up the spectacular view we have on our doorstep, Hopefully we will see you both again, safe travels, Cheers Jack

    Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

    Base is a great hostel to stay at on Magnetic Island - perfect day chilling by the pool and ocean wih drinks and making friends. It has a good night life and the only place that opens late (no where else does) and has a...More

    Thank rjparker2017
    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, General Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 7 May 2017

    Hey rjparker2017, Cheers for the wicked review, Jays tours have really taken off within the travelling community and glad you got the chance to see Maggie's hidden unique spots with Jay. I will make sure he gets a JD or two on me. Safe Travels,...More

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    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Pool
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    • US$25 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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