Discover a selection of 330 vacation rentals in Picnic Bay, QLD, AU that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $113 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Picnic Bay. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The tranquil area of Picnic Bay awaits your stay

The island views and gardens create a pretty picture of Picnic Bay. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travelers with its fishing and golfing. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Picnic Bay

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Picnic Bay a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Magnetic Island Golf Course (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • The Strand (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • ReefHQ Aquarium (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Billabong Sanctuary (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Australian Institute of Marine Science (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Picnic Bay

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, December, January, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Picnic Bay

Travelers appreciate the island views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Picnic Bay has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Picnic Bay. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Magnetic Island National Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Magnetic Island (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Horseshoe Bay Beach (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Radical Bay (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Jezzine Barracks (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • The Strand (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Picnic Bay

The nearest airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV), located 7 mi (11.3 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Picnic Bay, QLD, AU?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 330 vacation rentals around Picnic Bay. From 113 house rentals to 171 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Picnic Bay?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Picnic Bay. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Magnetic Island Golf Course: 340 vacation rentals
  • Horseshoe Bay Beach: 340 vacation rentals
  • Radical Bay: 340 vacation rentals
  • Anderson Park Botanical Gardens: 340 vacation rentals
  • Townsville Station: 340 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Picnic Bay listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Picnic Bay?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 113 Houses in Picnic Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Picnic Bay include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 171 rentals available
  • Villas: 17 rentals available
  • Studios: 176 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Picnic Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 227 vacation rentals with pool available in Picnic Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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