Cleaning and safety practices
A chance to explore Magnetic Island at your own pace
Hassle-free transportation on a high-speed catamaran
Reliable ferry ride with your choice of departure times
Tropical paradise of white beaches & eucalyptus forest
Option for activities like snorkeling, hiking & sunbathing
What's included, what's not
Roundtrip ferry ride to and from Magnetic Island
Meals and beverages
Additional activities and attractions
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Know Before You Book
Children 4 and younger are complimentary. Children 14 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.
If you are prone to motion sickness, please take any necessary precautions. Consult a medical professional before taking any medication.
Hours of operation for the SeaLink Breakwater Terminal are 6:15 AM–6.00 PM daily. Hours of operation for the Magnetic Island Ferry are 6.30AM–11.00PM. Trip duration is approximately 25 minutes each way. Ferries depart frequently throughout the day; please check the timetable before you go.
Please note we do not allocate tickets to our ferry departure times, arriving early to the terminal is recommended to board your desired ferry departure. Please exchange your voucher at our sales counter at least 30 minutes prior to your chosen departure time.
Limited services run on Christmas Day, our terminal operating hours are also limited. Please note times may also vary on public holidays including Australia Day & Anzac Day
What you can expect
Enjoy the secluded paradise of Magnetic Island, a tropical destination known for its quiet beaches, rugged landscape, and abundant wildlife. Easily accessible via the ferry from Townsville City, Magnetic Island is an idyllic place to get away even if just for a day.
Board your boat at the ferry terminal and set off across the bay for a scenic ride to postcard-worthy Magnetic Island. As you sail on your state-of-the-art, high-speed catamaran, kick back with views of the immaculate crystal clear waters.
Soon, you reach Magnetic Island, where the rest of the day is yours to do with as you please. Soak up the sun on the white-sand beach, go for a walk through the eucalyptus forest, or embark on a range of activities that include everything from snorkeling and hiking to visiting the Koala Village. When you're ready to return to Townsville, simply hop on the ferry for the ride back to the mainland.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
- Social distancing measures in place
- Protective shields in place at main contact areas
- Personal protective equipment worn by staff
- Hand sanitizer provided
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