Where can I get the Ferry to Magnetic Island?
The ferry goes from Townsville to Magnetic Island every day, stopping at Nelly Bay. This is a route serviced by two operators, with a combined service of 24 crossings every day, and ferry times can last between 25 to 40 minutes, depending on who you travel with and at what time of day.
Ferries run on a daily basis, and prices will vary dependent on how far in advance you book. Use our helpful search tool to find the best prices now, and sign up to our email newsletter to make sure you are the first to hear all of our latest deals and offers.
It is possible for you to bring your car with you onto the ferry to Magnetic Island and, whilst only one of our operators allow you to bring your car on the ferry, there are also car rental services available on Magnetic Island. Our other operator offers ferries with capacities up to 300 people, so there is plenty of room for foot passengers to travel too.
Due to the different operators and choice of being a foot passenger or bringing your car, as well rises in popularity during peak seasons, prices to Magnetic Island can vary. Check out our helpful fare finding tool to find you the best deal possible for your journey.