Return Ferry Transfer Townsville to Magnetic Island

4.9 / 5

13 Reviews

Return Ferry Transfer Townsville to Magnetic Island

From US$ 26.25 per person

Travel in one of the up to 18 daily return services to Magnetic Island in a state-of-the-art, high-speed catamaran. Paradise in only 20 minutes away and the island boasts a host of entertainment and adventure options.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Valid 1 month
from first activation
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible


  • Take on of 18 ferries that depart Townsville & Magnetic Island throughout the day
  • Arrive in paradise in only 20 minutes
  • Relax on a secluded beach or try an adventure activity
Full description
With this return ferry transfer, you can make the most of a trip to Magnetic Island, located just 8km off the coast of Townsville. It is a charming holiday destination that truly has a magnetic attraction for visitors. From nature encounters, on-water adventures to relaxation, Magnetic Island has something for everyone. Nature enthusiast should visit the island’s koala sanctuary, explore the 25km of hiking trails, tour Horseshoe Bay on horseback and discover the snorkel trails at Nelly Bay and Geoffrey Bay. Head to Nelly or Horseshoe Bay for a water adventure with amazing jet-ski, sea kayaking or a snorkeling or fishing charter. The best way to experience North Queensland is on the water. If you’re after relaxation, Magnetic Island is the perfect destination. Just a 20-minute ferry ride from Townsville, it feels a world away once you step onto this island. Dine at one of the many island restaurants overlooking the tropical waters of North Queensland. Relax at a day spa and enjoy beachfront accommodation.
  • Return Ferry Transfer from Townsville to Magnetic Island

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    Meeting point

    Breakwater Ferry Terminal, Sir Leslie Thiess Drive Across the road from the Pier Restaurant, minutes away from The Strand & The Ville Casino

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    Important information

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    • Travel time is approximately 20min each way
    • Child age: 5-14yrs
    • Children 0-4yrs are free of charge
    • Return tickets are open dated for 1 month
    • Family: 2 adults + up to 3 children 5-14yrs
    • On-site parking at the Breakwater Terminal, Townsville is available $8.00 per calendar day payable directly at the car park entrance
    • All passengers traveling on a Family Return ticket must travel together in both directions
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 / 5

    based on 13 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      3.6 / 5
    • Transportation
      4.4 / 5
    • Value for money
      4.6 / 5
    • Safety
      5 / 5
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    Ride to Magnetic Island. Just note that the office to collect the tickets closes by 6PM. If your transfer is after this time, you can call the number on the voucher to get the booking code that will let you get in the boat directly

    July 29, 2019

    We love the trip to magnetic island. Really great day outside

    October 14, 2020

    October 3, 2020

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