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SeaLink Queensland - Ferry Services

Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 47260800
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Magnetic Island Round-Trip Ferry From Townsville
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SeaLink provides the quickest link between Townsville and Magnetic Island. Operating around 18 ferries per day, SeaLink is an award winning transport service, and is proudly locally owned and operated. Operating since 1997 with 5 vessels and over 75 staff SeaLink is one of the most significant transport and tour operators in the region.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“horseshoe bay” (7 reviews)
“return ticket” (6 reviews)
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Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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"magnetic island"
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"horseshoe bay"
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"return ticket"
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"quick trip"
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"top deck"
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"comfortable trip"
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"regular service"
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"reliable service"
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"day bus pass"
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"always on time"
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"maggie island"
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"day trip"
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"regular trips"
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"easy trip"
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"sit inside"
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"staff are very friendly and helpful"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

30 mins of comfortable boating with top views of the Island and Townsville. You can have a wine or a beer on the way at the small but well equipped on board bar. The staff are friendly & informative, the boat docks at Nelly Bay...More

Thank AsianItalian
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not super cheap but certainly reasonable for a large and very safe looking ferry, runs very regularly but not late at night etc

Thank avococado3030
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Reviewed 1 week ago

SeaLink does student discounts on certain days! The ferry services was a great experience--easy riding into Magnetic Island and an easy to understand scheduling. Could get pricey, but for one roundtrip, it was very reasonable.

Thank Ashley S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The ferry terminal is easy to find from Townsville airport. Parking is 7 dollars fifty a day and it is secure. In the terminal there is a cafeteria which sells a good selection af sandwiches and drinks. The ferry is comfortable and takes 25 minutes

Thank Susan H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this a very easy and quick way to transport our 4WD over to Magnetic Island for the day, highly recommend

Thank Kathy S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ferry trip takes 25 mins, staff helpful in terminal, helping with bus information, $39 adult for boat and bus, pleasant trip on boat, speaker alittle hard to hear on top deck, accessible for my elderly mum, carpark people extremely helpful with parking for disabled, slotting...More

Thank Linda W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The passenger and car ferry run multiple times every day. Seems to be on time all the time and is met at the terminal on Magnetic Island by a regular bus service to other parts of the island

Thank Jenni1966
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used the sealink passenger ferry to get from Townsville to Magnetic Island. The trip only took 20mins, staff were efficient at loading/unloading the ferry. Both times I travelled on this, I had no problems getting a seat. One trip included a sunday journey back...More

Thank Daniel S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

SeaLink has the privilege of transporting passengers for 45 mins and a million miles away to Magnetic Island, Townsville's island suburb.

Thank sheenabrad
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank You Sealink and Townsville Helicopters. Friends of Cape Cleveland.Peter Braid and our volunteers for making Mothers Day Weekend one of the most successful and spectacular starts to a year. I think this is the best tour to a secluded Lighthouse in Australia and watch...More

Thank Ray B
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Abigail E
20 July 2016|
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Response from SLQTeam | Property representative |
Hi Abigail, Yes you can take your dogs with you, they just need to be either muzzled or in a carry cage and there are no additional charges. If you would like to read more about traveling with animals on SeaLink Queensland... More
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Abigail E
20 July 2016|
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Response from SLQTeam | Property representative |
Hi Abigail, Yes you can take your dogs with you, they just need to be either muzzled or in a carry cage and there are no additional charges. If you would like to read more about traveling with animals on SeaLink... More
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Lynchy666
22 November 2015|
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Response from SLQTeam | Property representative |
Hi Lynchy, Unfortunately SeaLink only offer a vehicle service on Kangaroo Island so we cannot help you with getting your vehicle to Magnetic Island where we carry passengers only - unless you are chasing car hire once... More
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