How long does the ferry take from Townsville to Magnetic Island?
The best way to get from Townsville to Magnetic Island without a car is to ferry which takes 25 min and costs $17. How long does it take to get from Townsville to Magnetic Island? The ferry from Breakwater Ferry Terminal to Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal takes 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.
How do you get to Magnetic Island from Townsville?
MAGNETIC ISLAND FERRIES – CAR FERRY Magnetic Island Ferries operate up to 8 barge departures from Townsville daily, delivering you and your vehicle to and from Magnetic Island in 40 minutes of comfort. Bookings for vehicles are essential and can be booked by Best of Magnetic upon request.
How much does it cost to take a car from Townsville to Magnetic Island?
|Standard car (up to 5.5m)||$216||$108|
|High season standard car||$240||$120|
Where does the ferry leave from Townsville to Magnetic Island?
Magnetic Island Ferry and Palm Island Ferry depart from the Breakwater terminal, Townsville.
Do I need to book the 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 it worth taking a car to Magnetic Island?
You need a car as Magnetic Island is quite extensive. You should be able to take it over and it’s only a short distance to the island. Stick to the sealed roads as hire companies usually limit you to these.
Can you take a car and caravan to Magnetic Island?
Car Ferry to Magnetic Island Their large ferry can transport motorcycles, cars, campervans, caravans, boats and even semi-trailers from Townsville to Magnetic Island and back again. They also take foot passengers (for the same price as SeaLink), where you walk on and walk off before the vehicles enter the boat.
Where do you catch the car ferry to Magnetic Island?
Our terminal is located at Ross St, South Townsville. Ross street is off Palmer street Townsville. Please visit the location and parking page for further details.
How long does it take to drive around Magnetic Island?
Hiring a ‘Barbie Car’ is one of those iconic things to do on Magnetic Island. There is really only one main road which stretches less than 50% of the entire island’s perimeter. In fact, you can drive from the south to the north in about 10 minute’s total.
Do you need a 4×4 for Magnetic Island?
Most of Magnetic Island is easily assessable, but you will need a 4 wheel drive to access about 5 kilometres (one way) on Radical Bay Road. If you don’t have a 4 wheel drive then it is possible to walk this section and I did see some people doing just that.
Should I take a car to Magnetic Island?
Do I have to take my car? No, walk on passengers and bicycles are welcome, however transfers to and from the ferry are to be made by the passenger and is not the responsibility of Magnetic Island Ferries.
Can you swim on Magnetic Island?
Its beautiful beaches make it look like paradise, but can you swim on Magnetic Island? Magnetic Island is, in fact, great for swimming all year round. Palms line the golden, sandy shores, with coral-fringed bays making for inviting sea temperatures throughout the year.
How to get from Townsville to Magnetic Island?
The cheapest way to get from Townsville to Magnetic Island is to car ferry which costs $14 and takes 40 min.
How do I get to Magnetic Island and Palm Island?
Book your ferry to Magnetic Island and Palm Island – SeaLink Queensland SeaLink Queensland operates ferry services from Townsville to Magnetic Island and Palm Island. Important Notice
Where does SeaLink operate ferry services from Townsville?
SeaLink Queensland operates ferry services from Townsville to Magnetic Island and Palm Island. Important Notice As of Saturday the 18th December 2021, Masks must be worn during boarding, queuing and whilst transiting on our vessels. View Details Username/EmailPasswordForgot your password?
Is there a ferry from Magnetic Island to May?
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week offers picture-perfect sailing on the tropical waters of North Queensland surrounding Magnetic Island. May is made for Mothers. With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday 12th May, now is the time to book a fabulous Mother’s Day experience. Magnetic Island Ferry Fare Increase.