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  1. The Cheapest Open Water Dive Course on the East Coast - ONLY AU$399
    Base Magnetic Island

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    The Cheapest Open Water Dive Course on the East Coast - ONLY AU$399 - Base Magnetic Island

  2. 2 Nights + Ferry + Breakfast + Dinner + Drink = AU$102
    Base Magnetic Island

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  3. 3 Nights + Ferry + Breakfast + Dinner + Drink = AU$124
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  1. Base Magnetic Island:
    FULL MOON DOWN UNDER - The Only Full Moon party in Australia!!! Next party Friday 20 May 2016...

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Full Moon Party Australia

party on the beach

Magnetic Island, Australia

Base Magnetic Island

Reservations - FREE call

1800 24 BASE (2273) in AU

0800 BASE NZ (2273 69) in NZ

Address: 1 Nelly Bay Rd, Magnetic Island, QLD 4819 - Australia

Phone: +61 7 47785 777


Base Backpackers Magnetic Island is situated ON THE BEACH of Magnetic Island! We are only 20 minutes by ferry from Townsville.

Passenger ferry: The ferry leaves from Townsville 12 to 19 times a day. This trip costs $32 return. When you get to the island, jump on the Magnetic Island bus and tell the driver you want express to Base Backpackers - we are only 2 minutes away.

Car ferry: The car ferry is only a 2 minute drive from Townsville town centre. When you arrive at Nelly Bay Harbour turn left, past the supermarket. When you are driving along the road next to the beach, you will see the resort at the end of the stretch. You will recognise it as our nearest neighbour is 1.2km away.

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Golden Backpack Award Winner

Since its beginning in 2004 the Full Moon party has become Australia's answer to Koh Pha Ngan. Staged monthly in the ridiculously beautiful settings of BASE Magnetic Island's beach side location, the event has attracted some huge music acts including Krafty Kuts, Mark Dynamix, Benny Benassi, Martin Solveig, Hed Kandi, TV Rock, Timmy Trumpet, Havana Brown, Ruby Rose, the Aston Shuffle, the Stafford Brothers, Bombs Away and Potbelleez to name a few.

What can you expect:

- Up to 3000 people grooving to the tunes on the sand of a beautiful island beach
- Handpicked international and local DJ's
- An open air heaving mass of bodies dancing until the sun comes up
- Silent Disco
- Fire twirlers
- Body Paint
- A must do event attracting locals and travellers alike
- A night that you may or may not remember!

Book your next Full Moon Down Under party ticket RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW (top of the page)! Once you've booked your ticket, don't forget to book your accommodation right on the beach at BASE Backpackers Magnetic Island, also check our cheap accommodation deals with ferry return ticket included!

Paint yourself from head to toe, grab a bucket and let your body lose control at what has become Australia’s most iconic monthly outdoor party…


   * Thursday 31st December 2015 - NYE Special

   * Friday 20th May 2016

   * Friday 17th June 2016

   * Friday 22nd July 2016

   * Saturday 20th August 2016

   * Friday 16th Setempber 2016

   * Saturday 29th October 2016 - Halloween Special

   * Friday 25th November 2016

   * Saturday 31st December 2016 - NYE Special