Activities

Cultural & Theme Tours

Townsville City Sightseeing Tour

Considered the unofficial capital of North Queensland, the sprawling city of Townsville boasts a revitalized esplanade called The Strand, stunning views of Magnetic Island from Castle Hill, and a military fort overlooking Cleveland Bay. During this 2.5-hour sightseeing tour, travel to them all by air-conditioned minivan, making stops at viewpoints along the way to hear your guide’s commentary on Townsville's historical landmarks. Numbers are limited to 12 passengers for a small-group experience.
$43
2.5 hours
Water Sports

Great Barrier Reef Diving from Townsville or Magnetic Island

Join a professional crew aboard a custom-built vessel for snorkeling, an introductory dive with an experienced instructor, or two certified dives in the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. This day trip takes you from Townsville or Magnetic Island to Lodestone Reef, where you get the chance to see reef fish, sea turtles, stingrays, reef sharks and more up close. Lunch as well as equipment are included.
$195
9 hours
Transfers & Ground Transport

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.
$26
20 minutes
Transfers & Ground Transport

Magnetic Island Round-Trip Car Ferry Ticket from Townsville

Magnetic Island is the perfect place to relax and unwind and with your own vehicle you will be able to explore Magnetic Island at your leisure. Magnetic Island is situated only 5 miles (8km) offshore from Townsville and is a quick and easy trip by ferry. Operating eight times a day this is the only car ferry available for the 40-minute trip from Townsville to Magnetic Island. At the time of booking, please select your date of travel and ferry time for your one-way trip from Townsville to Magnetic Island. The date and time for your return journey can be booked when checking in for your outbound ferry in Townsville or once you are on Magnetic Island.
$135
40 minutes
Transfers & Ground Transport

Magnetic Island Round-Trip Passenger Ferry Ticket from Townsville

Magnetic Island is situated only 5 miles (8km) offshore from Townsville and is a quick and easy trip by ferry. This ferry service operates eight times a day for a 40-minute trip from Townsville to Magnetic Island. At the time of booking, please select your date of travel and ferry time for your one-way trip from Townsville to Magnetic Island. The date and time for your return journey can be booked when checking in for your outbound ferry in Townsville or once you are on Magnetic Island.
$22
40 minutes
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Magnetic Island Sailing BBQ Lunch Cruise

Jump on board a beautiful 58 foot yacht for gentle sail to one of Magnetic Island's secluded bays. Enjoy a swim or an explore on the beach or just relax while a delicious BBQ lunch is being prepared for you and only a few other guests.
$109
3.5 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

60-Minute Palm Island Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville

Experience Palm Island from the air and gain a true appreciation of its wonder and beauty. There will also be the chance to see all the beautiful sights of Magnetic Island and the sights of Townsville from the air.
$540
1 hour
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Magnetic Island Sunset Sailing

Enjoy a small-group sunset sailing cruise for a maximum of 6 people departing from Magnetic island. Set sail for a 1.5-hours sunset sail, sit back and relax taking in the stunning views from the boat. BYO food and drink allowed.
$47
1.5 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Magnetic Island Morning Sail

(Private Hire) Enjoy a small-group morning sailing cruise for a maximum of 6 people departing from Magnetic Island. Set sail for a 2 hours morning sail, sit back and relax taking in the stunning views from the boat.
$47
2 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Magnetic Island Small-Group Lunchtime Sailing Cruise

(Private Hire)Enjoy a small-group lunch time sailing cruise for a maximum of six people departing from Magnetic island. Set sail for a 2 hours lunchtime sail,sit back and relax taking in the stunning views from the boat. Bringing your own alcoholic beverages and food is allowed.
$47
2 hours