Magnetic Island Round-Trip Ferry From Townsville
Travel from Townsville to Magnetic Island in just 20 minutes aboard a high-speed catamaran. Choose from 18 departures per day to travel to this island paradise in the Great Barrier Reef, with extensive national parks and abundant wildlife. A large koala population has been making a comeback on the island and tropical waters teem with marine life. Amenities such as restaurants, spas, resort hotels and more provide options for those who like creature comforts as well. Stay for a day or longer with a round-trip ferry ticket that is valid for up to one month.
From the Breakwater Ferry Terminal in Townsville, board your ferry and relax on the 20-minute ride by high-speed catamaran. As you travel to Magnetic Island, enjoy views of Cleveland Bay and the surrounding waters, all part of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
Spend as much time as you like on the island with the flexibility of a return ticket that is valid for one month. With 23 bays, plus many beaches with fringing reefs, there's plenty to explore in the water. Activities offered include sailing, snorkeling, sea kayaking, fishing and jet-skiing. The island also boasts extensive seagrass meadows, which attract dugongs, an endangered marine mammal.
The only self-contained island in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Magnetic Island has modern conveniences such as shops, spas, hotels and banks within reach of pristine wilderness areas.
After taking in Magnetic Island at your own leisure and expense, choose from multiple ferry departure times to return to Townsville.