Return Ferry Transfer Townsville to Magnetic Island

4.7 / 5

51 reviews

Activity provider: SeaLink Queensland

Return Ferry Transfer Townsville to Magnetic Island

Activity provider: SeaLink Queensland

From US$ 26.50 per person

SeaLink Magnetic Island Ferry is your quickest link to Magnetic Island taking just 20 minutes. Operating daily, you'll be in paradise in no time.

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  • SeaLink Magnetic Island Ferries offers daily services from Townsville and Magnetic Island
  • 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 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
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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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

    Know before you go

    • 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

    4.7 /5

    based on 51 reviews

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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

    The ferry service is very good but in my opinion one day is not enough to visit the island on foot or by bus. The ideal is to rent a car or stay more days.

    November 12, 2022

    cheap and easy way to explore magnetic island - it’s worth it

    October 30, 2022

    Product ID: 120184