The Bucket List
Duration: 3 Days
Day 1: Magnetic Island
SeaLink Magnetic Island: Jump on the SeaLink Magnetic Island Ferry for a 20minute transfer to Magnetic Island!
Aquascene Magnetic Island: Join Aquascene for a half day tour to experience the secret spots of this beautiful island. Discover some of the island’s best beaches and bays – only accessible by boat, snorkel amongst the reefs of Magnetic Island, discover local wildlife and finish your tour with some fishing!
Forts Walk: The remarkable forts walk on Magnetic Island is the best vantage point for wildlife, spectacular scenery and historic military sites. The walk is 4km return and takes approximately 1.5hours to complete. (Local tip: this is the best location on the island to spot koalas in the wild, look out for the arrows made from sticks that locals leave behind to point where they were last seen.)
Pilgrim Sailing: Sail into the sunset with an experience on Pilgrim Sailing! Pilgrim Sailing offers small personalised lunchtime and twilight sailing cruises around Magnetic Island on a beautiful 58 foot yacht.
Insider tip: The Forts Walk is the best location on the island to spot koalas in the wild, look out for the arrows made from sticks that locals leave behind to point where they were last seen
Day 2: Wallaman Falls
**Note: Car hire required for this day of the itinerary
Self-Drive: You'll be amazed when you stand in front of Wallaman Falls, Australia's highest permanent single drop waterfall, located in Girringun National Park. In between the forest clad ridge tops and rainforest lined gullies and creeks, Wallaman Falls stands at 268 metres. Experience the beauty of World Heritage listed rainforest and spectacular gorge views on one of the short walking tracks near the falls.
Day 3: SS Yongala Ship Wreck Dive
Yongala Dive: Bursting with colour and home to the most spectacular marine life you will ever encounter, diving the SS Yongala is simply breathtaking and ranked as one best dive experiences in the world.
The SS Yongala is a 110 metres long and 28 metres deep shipwreck that sank off the coast of Ayr during a tropical cyclone in 1911. Today it is a well renowned wreck dive in the Great Barrier Reef and home to a captivating array of large fish and enormous structures of coral. Much of the ship is still intact making for a stunning sight and a remarkable experience.