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Fantasea Cruising

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Fantasea Cruising's Magnetic Island ferry delivers you and your vehicle to and from Magnetic Island in comfort. Explore at your own pace with regular daily departures from Townsville and Magnetic Island. Visit beautiful Magnetic Island with one of...more
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Ross Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4769 9300
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Booked online direct with Fantasea. It's $101 each way (cheaper online) to take a car and up to 5 passengers. Arrive early as the ferry leaves on time. We sat on the outside seating for a relaxing 35 minutes. Seas were calm and hardly felt...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We headed over to Magnetic Island for a few days a couple weeks ago and used Fantasea as we decided to take our own car with us. e arrived earlier than expected at the terminal and found it extremely easy to change our booking to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicky W
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I went to Magnetic Island on the 19th September with the 7 am boat and came back on the same day with the 7 pm one. The lady at the counter in the morning was nice and smiling. The ferry crossings both in the morning...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anne-Sophie P
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Took motorbike to Magnetic Island, great way to visit the island, and cheap for 2 people. Comfy seats, and a/c lounge or fresh air seating. Friendly staff. Great way to experience the bay and see the island on approach, and a great view of Townsville.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephen G
FantaseaCruising, Director of Sales at Fantasea Cruising, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Good Afternoon Stephen! We hope you had an amazing time, motorbikes are one of the most cost effective ways to get to the island with 2 people as they both get included in the price. A couple dollars more if you both walked on! It's...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Free parking, nice ferry ride over to Magnetic in a package that included a buss pass for the day - felt it was great value and enjoyed the views.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PauleLec
FantaseaCruising, Director of Sales at Fantasea Cruising, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Good After PauleLec! Thank you leaving us this great review, we hope to create alternate options for people not taking the car and our walk on & bus deal is a great value. Hope to see you travel with us again soon! Kind Regards, Sian

Reviewed 14 July 2018

We booked for the car and 4 passengers long in advance. All worked out well. Ferry on time, good organization to get on board. All staff members friendly and helpful.More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Renato G
FantaseaCruising, Director of Sales at Fantasea Cruising, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Hi Renato, It's great to hear that you booked long in advance to avoid disappointment we advise all our amazing customers do the same. Thanks so much for taking the time to leave this great review! Our team prides themselves on customer service. We hope...More

Reviewed 29 June 2018

If the boat is booked out for the time you want, still rock up to the terminal and go on standby. We were told the two morning ferries were booked out. We went anyway, parked in the waiting lane and there was plenty of room...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LaurafromBrisbane
FantaseaCruising, Public Relations Manager at Fantasea Cruising, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi LaurafromBrisbane, We are sometimes booked for weight capacity, we always make sure to not reject travelers and always offer the option of standbys on a booked out barge. We hope you travel with us again and that you had an amazing experience on the...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Fantastic day out, fishing, sightseeing, see he Great Barrier Reef. Tell all your friends. Just love Fantasea.More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Liana C
FantaseaCruising, Sales and Marketing Executive at Fantasea Cruising, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you Liana for leaving a review. Sounds like you had a fantastic day on Magnetic Island! You managed to fit in some awesome activities whilst on Maggie. We are glad you enjoyed our service, hopefully we see you again soon. Happy Travels :) Kind...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is the only ferry that can bring cars to Magnetic Island. That was cool! When we arrived for our ferry, the parking was completely full. They had a big parking place, but it was completely full. We drove to Fantasea' office and found a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Robby G C
FantaseaCruising, Sales and Marketing Executive at Fantasea Cruising, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Robby, Thank you for your review. It sounds like you had an enjoyable trip to Magnetic Island. Thank you for choosing to travel with Fantasea Cruising and taking the time to leave your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you on board next time....More

Reviewed 1 April 2018

Magnetic Island was a late addition to our itinerary but we were pleased to be able to get accommodation there and car ferry slots both ways. Easy boarding and disembarking, stress-free journeys

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Stephen D
FantaseaCruising, Sales and Marketing Executive at Fantasea Cruising, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi There, Thank you for leaving your feedback. Sounds like a pleasant trip to get you into 'Island Time'. We are glad you enjoyed the service and look forward to seeing you next time. Happy Travels. Kind Regards, Alison

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