Magnetic Island Outrigger Canoe Club was formed in 1992. It was a new club established in Picnic Bay on Magnetic Island with a view to give the Magnetic Island paddlers a bit more freedom. After some time, the Magnetic Island Outrigger Canoe Club shifted it home base from Magnetic Island to the Townsville mainland to allow the club to grow and to make it easier to get to regattas. Our Canoes are now located on Townsville’s famous Strand, on the beach behind the Tobruk Pool.


Magnetic Island Outriggers are made up of a wonderfully diverse range of individuals and are the clubs greatest strength. As a member of “Maggie” you will meet paddlers from all walks of life, social settings and professional backgrounds. These people make the clubs’ well being their responsibility and they work at building an environment whereby people learn, develop, train and race together.


New members are always welcome, so if you are curious about the sport or just wanting to get fit please come down to our training sessions and introduce yourself. We will be most happy to show what outrigging is all about.

The culture of Magnetic Island Outriggers is based on encouragement, support, personal challenge, development and finding out just how hard you can push yourself. It is a place where there is always a joke, a drink, laughter and a slap on the back for a job well done.


For further information regarding the outrigging or Magnetic Island Outriggers please contact the appropriate person above. Or writing to us at:

Magnetic Island Outrigger Canoe Club
PO Box 937, Hyde Park.
Qld. 4812

Our canoes are located on the strand beach, behind the Tobruk pool.

Google Map showing location of the Club Canoes