Where do you catch the ferry to Magnetic Island?

Sealink Queensland operate a passenger ferry service and Magnetic Island Ferries operates a vehicle ferry service. These services depart from opposite sides of the river. Both services arrive on Magnetic Island at the Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal where guests of Best of Magnetic will find our office for their check in.

Where does the Magnetic Island ferry leave from?


How do I get to the ferry to Magnetic Island?

Townsville Airport is a short 8km drive to the Breakwater Terminal for your Magnetic Island Ferry. Taxis meet all arrivals and departures. A taxi will cost you approx. $20 to get to the SeaLink ferry terminal.

How much is the ferry to Magnetic Island?

Standard TicketsAdult Return – Online price$30.00Child Return (5 – 14 years)$17.00Child Single (5 – 14 years)$8.70Student Return*$22.50Student Single*$11.50Ещё 5 строк

Can you take your car on the ferry to Magnetic Island?

Magnetic Island Ferries welcomes you to Magnetic Island!

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Taking your car certainly means you will be able to see more and make the most of your time to do as much, or as little, as you want. With over 40kms of road, including some challenging 4×4 tracks, you will spend endless hours exploring this tropical playground.

Can you swim on Magnetic Island?

Magnetic Island has the perfect temperature water for swimming throughout the year. Stinger nets are available at Picnic Bay and Horseshoe Bay. If you are swimming outside the nets during the season it is adviseable to wear a stinger suit which you can either buy or hire from outlets on the island.

Do you need to book ferry to Magnetic Island?

Is it necessary to pre-book ferry tickets to Magnetic Island? No, it is not necessary to pre-book ferry tickets. We do not allocate tickets to our ferry departure times, arriving early to the terminal is recommended to board your desired ferry departure.

Is Magnetic Island worth visiting?

At 52sqkm and with only 2000 residents, Magnetic Island is the perfect, relaxed getaway; with its palm trees, national park reserves and gorgeous hidden beaches, it’s definitely worth a visit on any east coast Australia itinerary.

Can you walk around Magnetic Island?

For those that enjoy discovering nature on foot, the Island offers an extensive 26km network of walking trails that guide visitors through thick bushland, ranging from dry wattles and the beautiful barks of eucalypts to pockets of rainforest.

Is there Uber on Magnetic Island?

Uber is available on Magnetic Island. Requesting a pick up by an Uber driver can be done via the Uber App.

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How many days do you need in Magnetic Island?

three days

What shops are on Magnetic Island?

These places are best for shopping in Magnetic Island:

  • Batuta Gallery.
  • Horseshoe Bay Markets.
  • Arcadia Store.
  • Magnetic Island Museum.
  • Croc Stock and Barra.

How much does it cost to take your car to Magnetic Island?

Standard motor vehicle rates are based on seasonal pricing.

The price ranges from $98 each way in the Shoulder season and $110 each way in High season. An accurate price for the ferry service can be found when selecting dates of travel by clicking here.

How long is ferry from Townsville to Magnetic Island?

25 min

How far is ferry terminal from Townsville airport?

10 km

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