When you’re visiting Townsville a trip over to Magnetic Island for the day is a must!  Book a return ticket on the Magnetic Island ferries aboard a high-speed catamaran. The trip takes just 20 minutes and there are up to 17 services per day. There’s so much to do and see over on Magnetic Island, and the Breakwater Ferry Terminal is just a short walk from your accommodation staying here at Mariners North Holiday Apartments.


  • Return ferry transfer from Townsville to Magnetic Island


  • Food and beverages
  • Tours and activities on Magnetic Island


  • Up to 17 daily return services
  • Only 20 minutes to Magnetic Island
  • Relax in a state-of-the-art high speed catamaran
  • Explore a secluded beach
  • Cruise the tropical waters of North Queensland
  • Try one of the many adventure activities on offer on Magnetic Island (optional extra)


  • Up to 17 ferry services depart daily from the Breakwater Ferry Terminal, Townsville, from approximately 6.30am to approximately 6pm


  • Travel time is approximately 20 minutes each way

Departure Location

  • Breakwater Ferry Terminal on Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville and Nelly Bay Magnetic Island

Additional Information

  • Child age is 5-14 years inclusive. Children aged 0-4 years are free of charge
  • Return tickets are open dated for 1 month

Book your return Magnetic Island Ferry Transfers via our online booking partners Experience Oz

Mariners North Holiday Apartments are just a short walk to the Breakwater Ferry Terminal. Located on absolute beachfront our 1, 2 and 3 bedroom Townsville holiday apartments are the perfect choice for your next Townsville holiday. When you’re not out exploring our beautiful region, you can relax in our large salt water swimming pool, play a game of tennis on our full size court, enjoy a BBQ or kick back and catch up with friends and family with free WiFi.

image: courtesy of Townsville Enterprise