Peppers Blue On Blue Resort

123 Sooning St., adjacent to ferry terminal, Magnetic Island, Queensland, 4819, Australia

The hotel and studio rooms, apartments, and penthouse suites at waterfront Blue on Blue are stylishly designed, with high-end entertainment systems, luxe amenities, and balconies overlooking the ferry port, pool or the island's private marina. Apartments and penthouses also have full kitchen and laundry facilities. There are two lagoon pools; the larger one bisects the resort, its poolside bar artfully lit after dark. The airy Boardwalk Restaurant & Bar ($$) serves Modern Australian food with tropical elements. Big buffet breakfasts include eggs made to order. The airy Atrium Lounge bar is open for snacks, cocktails, and late-night drinks. There's a full-service day spa on-site. Shops, eateries, water-sports outlets, transport, a marina-front boardwalk, and an IGA supermarket are nearby; it's a 20-minute walk (or bus ride) to Alma Beach.


  • fine on-site food and wine
  • terrific pools
  • convenient launchpad for excursions


  • some suites lack full elevator access
  • lower-floor, ferry-side rooms can be noisy
  • limited Wi-Fi access


Phones: 07-4758–2400-reception | 1300-663786-reservations (toll-free in Australia)


60 twin rooms, 127 apartment suites and penthouses
Rate Includes: No meals