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  • 5 washers and 5 dryers – coin operated
  • Irons are available at Reception
  • Ironing board is located in the Laundry Room
Luggage Storage

Magnums has a fully secured, weatherproof luggage storage facility for guests to use before, after or during a stay – customised for backpacks and suitcase storage. This facility opens every hour between 7.30am and 9pm. ($5 – 3 days | $2 – 1 day) Free to all guests booking overnight sailing tours.

2 Communal Kitchens
  • Magnums has 2 side by side communal kitchens with fridges, microwaves, hot water urns, electric frying pans, gas and electric stove tops, toasters and a tropical balcony dining area – located at the rear of the resort
  • Our kitchens are cleaned regularly throughout the day by our housekeeping team
  • All crockery and cutlery is provided
Recreation Room – Rec.Tech Shed
  • Big screen 51 inch Plasma television with Free WiFi
  • Lounge area
  • 2 desktop computers with Free WiFi
  • Free WiFi
  • Free book exchange
Book Exchange

The Magnums book exchange is a FREE service and is located in the Rec.Tech Shed
Our book exchange works on an honesty system of “swap a book for a book”.

BBQ Area

Experience a true blue Aussie BBQ. Free electric BBQs available for all guests.

Free Wifi

Free WiFi is available to all our in-house guests. Magnums has a designated outside wifi zone located in the comfortable tropical surrounds of the accommodation area.

Tour & Travel Desk

Airlie Beach’s best deals on all Tours – Greyhound and Premier bus tickets are also available.

Help Desk

If you need help with anything – just ask our girls, they are there to help!

Restaurants & Bars

Magnums is located in main street of Airlie Beach and is central to all of Airlie’s popular cafes, restaurants, bars and event. Checkout Magnums bar and events.

Outdoor Gym & Volleyball Court:

Outdoor Gym & Volleyball Court provided free of charge for all in-house guests to enjoy.

For the campers

Magnums offers powered sites, recreation room, kitchens, BBQ and campers communal bathroom facilities, free WiFi and outdoor gym.

  • Resort Map shows location of facilities
  • Online interactive Map shows Whitsunday attractions
  • Free WiFi
  • Facsimile services
  • Towel hire
  • Additional blanket for hire($10 deposit / fully refundable)
  • Hairdryer for hire ($20 deposit / fully refundable)
  • Washing powder sachet for sale – $2 per sachet
  • Iron ($20 deposit / fully refundable)
  • Travel bags for sailing (you’ll need one of these for your overnight trip) only $2 – great souvenir
  • Wheelchair accessible accommodation available
Car Parking

Please let the ladies at reception know you have a car. We offer FREE off-site parking at Lot 331 Waterson Way Carpark which is located opposite to the Woolworths carpark. This is a private carpark with overnight access available to Magnums’ guests. You must display your carpark permit as our car park is patrolled by Carepark. Failure to display your carpark permit may result in Carepark issuing a parking fine.


In-Front Security Guards provide on-site security and patrol our resort after hours every night – please ring 0417 641 164 or in an emergency please ring “000”

“Always striving to provide Magnums’ guests with the best and safest experience.”

Magnums guests have access to a public carpark located next to Woolworths.
This carpark is free of charge to Magnums guests – you will receive a “parking permit” on check in.



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Do I have to be over 18 to stay at Magnums?

Unfortunately MAGNUMS Backpackers is licensed premise and you must be over 18 years old. During Schoolies week there is an area sectioned off for under 18’s, please contact our staff to find out more.

What facilities are available at Magnums.

Magnums offers many facilities for guests – please view more information about our facilities under our accommodation pages.

How do I get to Magnums?

“Arriving by bus or do you drive a car?”
Magnums is located on the Main Street, under the Clock Tower, just 5 minutes walking distance from the local bus stops. 10-15min walk from the Transit Centre (Greyhound / Premier Bus Stop)– past McDonalds.

“Flying into the Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast Airport)?”
Catch the Taxi or local shuttle bus (Whitsunday Transit).

“Flying into Hamilton Island (Hamilton Island Airport)?”
Book the Ferry across to Abel Point Marina. Connection buses are available upon ferry arrival to Marina. We are just 10 minutes drive from Marina.

Terms And Conditions

Accommodation Terms & Conditions

What are the General Booking Terms & Conditions?

All guests must be 18 years or older to stay at Magnums Airlie Beach. ID is required on check in.

Bookings are confirmed once credit card payment has been successfully processed. Payment, including 1.5% non-refundable surcharge, will be processed in your home currency.

Booking Cancellations & Amendments
General Booking cancellations or amendments to bookings must be made at least 48 hours prior to the check in date. If booking is cancelled within 48 hours prior to check in, the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night will be charged.

Check In

  • Our Reception is open from 7.00 am to 9:00 pm – check in is available between 12.00pm and 8.30pm.
  • After hours (outside reception hours) check in is available for Private Rooms ONLY.
  • You will be asked to produce and leave behind a Government issued ID (Passport/Drivers License) and credit card as a security deposit.
  • A $10.00 fee Per Person for late check in applies & is paid to Security Guard on Checkin.
  • Please arrange afterhours check in advance by calling our free call number 1800 624 634.

Check out

  • Check out is 10am.
  • A late fee will be charged after 10am.
  • A full room rate will be charged after 12pm.
  • Checked out guests are not permitted in Magnums resort.

What are the Group Booking Terms and Conditions?

The following cancellation / amendment policy applies to a booking (for the sole use of a Dorm, Cabin or multiples of Twins and Doubles) for groups.

Group Booking cancellation / amendment policy

  • If cancelled 1 month prior before arrival, a full refund minus an administration fee of 20% will be charged.
  • If booking is cancelled within the month prior to arrival, refunds do not apply.
  • Date amendments are subject to availability and may incur a 20% administration fee.

Group booking bed allocation

All attempts will be made to configure your Group Bookings to accommodate your group for sole use of the selected room type. Once you have made your booking a Magnums Accommodation staff member will be in contact to discuss your requirements and to confirm availability of the requested room configuration for your chosen dates.

Cancellation/amendment policy applies to group bookings (for the sole use of a Cabin or multiples of Twins and Doubles). If cancelled 1 month prior to arrival a full refund, minus an administration fee of 20%, will be charged. If booking is cancelled within the month prior to arrival refunds do not apply. Date amendments are subject to availability and may incur a 20% administration fee. Each person will be required to provide photo identification. This identification will be photocopied and returned immediately. A second identification will be required to be left for the duration of your stay (eg Medicare Card)

Christmas And New Year’s Eve Celebrations At Magnums

Christmas and New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Magnums

Magnums, Airlie Beach is a great choice for your Christmas and New Year’s Eve Celebrations.

Magnums offers budget accommodation in the heart of Airlie Beach with all of Airlie’s nightlife right on our doorstep. Our Cabins (8 Share) are ideal for your boys’ (or girls’) weekend away to celebrate the end of another great season. We also have Private Double and Twin Rooms available for those guests who don’t like to share.

Magnums Hotel is your one-stop party location (right on Magnums’ doorstep) with nightly entertainment.

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Our Trading Hours over Christmas and New Years 2019

  • Min 2 night stay over Christmas / New Years
  • No Van Sites Available over this time
  • 24th December 2019 – Christmas Eve (Min 2 night stay) (Sorry no check ins after 9pm)
  • 25th December 2019 – Christmas Day – CLOSED – Merry Christmas ox
  • 26th December 2019 – Boxing Day – Normal Trading Hours
  • 31st December 2019 – New Year’s Eve (Min 2 night stay)
  • Reception to CLOSE at 7.00pm (Sorry no check ins after 7pm)
  • 1st January 2020 – Reception to OPEN at 9.00 – Close at 9.00pm
  • Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Magnums also has a tour desk offering great day trips to Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday fishing tours, Jet ski tours and Great Barrier Reef adventures for people wanting to put their beer down, get out of the local pubs and see our beautiful back yard.

For more information please ring 1800 624 634 or email


If you wish to speak with one of our friendly Magnums consultants please phone

Fun With Adventure
1800 624 634
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