Bungalow Bay Koala Village

Backpacker Accommodation -
Magnetic Island, (Townsville) North Queensland.

The 100 bed budget YHA Resort was recognised as Australia’s best backpacker resort in the 2007 Australian Tourism Awards.

Eco Friendly

Nested into the national park, the 6 ½ acres of resort is built to harmonise with the environment and not impact on it.

Facilities Include

  • 25 private double / twin bungalows
  • 5 islander bungalows offering dorm accommodation.
  • Camping for 50 people offers all of the amenities of a resort while blending into the island’s sensitive ecological system.

Aussie Wildlife

Bungalow Bay Koala Village is Australia’s only resort with resident koalas and other Aussie wildlife in its boutique wildlife park.

  • Hold a koala or a crocodile.
  • Join a conducted tour in the nearby environments.
  • A short walk away is Horseshoe Bay Beach, the centre of all water based island activities.
  • Laze around the island’s resort tropical pool and then join in the fun at the famous “On the Rocks” Bar
Bungalow Bay Backpackers on Magnet Island


Bungalow Bay Koala Village is a locally owned resort managed by the island resident owners, Brett and Janelle, who ensure a friendly, safe environment, with staff who wish to share their island.

CLICK HERE for a Google Map to Bungalow Bay, Magnetic Island, North Queensland, Australia.