Arcadia, Queensland

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Magnetic IslandQueensland
Arcadia is located in Queensland
Coordinates19°09′01″S 146°51′58″E / 19.15028°S 146.86611°E / -19.15028; 146.86611Coordinates: 19°09′01″S 146°51′58″E / 19.15028°S 146.86611°E / -19.15028; 146.86611
Area5.8 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
LGA(s)City of Townsville
State electorate(s)Townsville
Federal Division(s)Herbert
Suburbs around Arcadia:
West Point Horseshoe Bay Florence Bay
Nelly Bay Arcadia Coral Sea
Nelly Bay Coral Sea Coral Sea

Arcadia is suburb on Magnetic Island with the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.[1]


Arcadia is predominantly residential with around 97% of the dwellings being housing or unit type dwellings.


Arcadia is also home to Alma Bay and Geoffrey Bay, which are the Island's best known beaches, it is also home to Centaur Guest House, a World War 2 house built in memory of the hospital ship Centaur.

Arcadia is home to the famous toad racing and a small population of rock wallabies.


  1. ^ "Arcadia - suburb (entry 47878)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 24 June 2017.