Magnetic Island National Park

Magnetic Island National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
Coordinates 19°06′51″S 146°52′01″E / 19.11417°S 146.86694°E / -19.11417; 146.86694Coordinates: 19°06′51″S 146°52′01″E / 19.11417°S 146.86694°E / -19.11417; 146.86694
Area 27.90 km2 (10.77 sq mi)
Established 1954
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service

Magnetic Island is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 1122 km northwest of Brisbane, lying just off the coast from the city of Townsville. It occupies more than half of the area of Magnetic Island. Most of the park is in the western part of the island.


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