FAQ

How many people go to Magnetic Island for Schoolies Week?

Several Hundred, and growing. New bookings are made daily.

Are we still allowed to go if we are not 18?

Schoolies from the age of 16 can attend

Is Schoolies in Magnetic Island safe?

Your level of safety is determined by your behaviour, however several measures have been put in place to make it as safe as possible for you. As a location, Magnetic Island is one of the safest Schoolies locations available

We have been advised to only book at an Official Schoolies Resort. Is this right?

Absolutely. This is a must to ensure you that have no problems at check-in. It will also ensure you are at a “Verified” schoolies hotel – these hotels must meet guidelines of safety, prime location, good rooms, schoolies-friendly staff, and it also ensures that you don’t miss out on the genuine schoolies experience.

What should I look out for with a schoolies hotel?

On Magnetic Island, location is very important, so ensure you are where the action is – The best stretch of beach, shops, cafes and schoolies entertainment are at a part of the island called “Horseshoe Bay“. It is also a huge benefit to be amongst other schoolies – the last thing you want is to be at a hotel with young kids taking up the pool, and elderly people asking you to keep the noise down after 8pm. Schoolies hotels are set up especially for the enjoyment of schoolies… you’re here celebrating the end of high school after all!

What’s the best hotel to stay at during schoolies week?

In Magnetic Island, there is one particular hotel that stands out from the rest for schoolies week. Being located at the best part of the island at Horseshoe Bay in a verified schoolies hotel means you are safe and are within convenient walking distance to the shops, cafes, beach, and schoolies headquarter area. There is no need to waste time or money catching any buses. The name of the hotel is “Sails of Horseshoe Hotel”. If you are heading to Magnetic Island for schoolies week – this is the place to be.

Is there a Schoolies Curfew?

No, there is no schoolies Curfew. Sure Thing Schoolies runs safe and professional schoolies events and NEVER enforces a curfew or lock-out, and NEVER leashes you to the hotel grounds.

Are things expensive in Magnetic Island? Like Food and Drinks?

Prices are generally the same as it is in other parts of Australia

Are there Schoolies Parties or Events?

Your booking will come with your official “Sure Thing Schoolies” Wristband. You will also be entitiled to register to be part of the schoolies parties/events which take part on Magnetic Island every year 🙂

How soon should we book?

Just like the hottest concert tickets… The schoolies hotel rooms get snapped up nice and early, the earlier you book, the better it is for you. To get things rolling, contact schoolies@surething.com.au and let them know how many people are in your group. From there, they will send you an itinerary of the best available rooms and will give you details on how you can make them yours!

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