Base Magnetic Island hostel is one of the best kept secrets of Australia’s Tropical North. The only hostel in Australia located right on the beach. Chill out in the sun by day and groove to funky tunes at the Island Bar by night. Home of the ONLY Full Moon party in Australia! ??Come recharge the batteries and enjoy your own little part of paradise only 20 minutes from Townsville by ferry. The Base Crew know the local area and look forward to letting you in on its many secrets. We can’t imagine a better place to stay and play.?? This unique hostel offers a range of accommodation including multi share mixed dorms, Sanctuary ‘Girls Only’ dorms, raised secluded campsites and private waterfront bungalows with a stunning pool and deck for catching the rays. This is the closest hostel to the Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal on the island and right on the beach! We also have all the facilities, communal kitchen, wifi access, luggage storage and a travel desk to book some amazing activities on the island.?? ??NEXT FULL MOON DATES? – 10th April 2015? – 8th May 2015? – 5th June 2015? – 3rd July 2015? – 31st July 2015 – Special Live Music Event: Once in a Blue Moon Party? – 28th August 2015? – 25th September 2015? – 30th October 2015 – Halloween Special? – 27th November 2015? – 31st December 2015 – New Year’s Eve Special 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.??