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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 good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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+61 47260800
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1 - 10 of 199 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Catching the Sealink Ferry to Magnetic Island is fast and simple. If you want to visit the island more than once I would suggest buying a 10 pass ticket as it works out more economical if travelling with a partner.

Thank Dervish53
Reviewed 3 days ago

Taking this ferry from Townsville was a smooth 20 min ride on a modern fast ferry. Timetables ran all day and there is a very cheap bus service running around Magnetic island. We went over late morning and had lunch, then walked about 6 kms...More

Thank Ray E
SLQTeam, Manager at SeaLink Queensland - Ferry Services, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Ray, Thank you kindly for your review. The Forts certainly should be on everyone's Magnetic Island bucket list, not only for the view but the chance to see koala's in the wild. Next time you visit be sure to take advantage of our late...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This ferry service is fast and efficient, staffed by a group of people who look like they care about the comfort of their passengers. I believe this is a government organisation, if so well done to the Queensland Government.More

Thank Michael M
SLQTeam, Manager at SeaLink Queensland - Ferry Services, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Michael, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, we really do appreciate it. We are also very pleased to hear that you found our staff caring as they certainly do their best to ensure all of our guests have a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a smooth trip over to Magnetic Island. Seats were comfy, staff were pleasant. We even had to stop because there was a whale and her babies crossing under the boat.More

Thank CrYsTaL L
SLQTeam, Manager at SeaLink Queensland - Ferry Services, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi CrYsTaL, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. It's true! Not only is the safety of our passengers and crew paramount but that of the sea life as well! The whole team at SeaLink are just as excited about...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used Ferry Service for a day on Magnetic Island recently. Very good reliable service. Bought ferry/daily bus ticket combo and worked really for our day on Maggie. Did buy ticket day before but was probably necessary just made it easy to arrive and wait to...More

Thank DDDN2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magnetic Island Bowls Club organized our tickets for a visit to their club. The SeaLink ferry has an open deck or an internal lounge it is only a short trip the water was calm. An enjoyable ride, no-one was sea sick and the crew were...More

Thank Rod S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing tour provided through Sealink. It is a monthly event and we had not been before, we would recommend it if you plan to visit Townsville. It's a short boat trip out from Townsville Port, then another unique little trip on a...More

Thank Nola M
SLQTeam, Manager at SeaLink Queensland - Ferry Services, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nola, Thank you so very much for your review. We love our Cape Cleveland Lighthouse tours and have been absolutely overwhelmed with how well they have been received since we started them 3 years ago. A visit to the Lighthouse truly is a unique...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for your smiling and reliable service. The ferries always seem to run on time but it seems that they don't hesitate to wait a couple of minutes for any passengers struggling to get aboard. The ferry is clean and comfortable and not too...More

Thank Lyn M
SLQTeam, Manager at SeaLink Queensland - Ferry Services, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lyn, Thank you very much for your kind review, we really appreciate it. We certainly do try to keep to the schedule and our team are always to happy to help where possible too. It's hard to be grumpy when the view and weather...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used the ferry service to visit Magnetic Island., the fare was good value as we took the daily bus/ ferry ticket. All staff were friendly and helpful, ferry and buses comfortable and easy to accessMore

Thank Ray C
SLQTeam, Manager at SeaLink Queensland - Ferry Services, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ray, We appreciate you taking the time to write a review for us, thank you. The ferry and bus option is indeed a popular one due to the convenience and value it offers. We hope you enjoyed your time on Magnetic Island and we...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

On our first day in Townsville, we booked a day trip to go snorkelling at Orpheus Island in the Great Barrier Reef, leaving at 12 pm and coming back around 7 pm. We had an amazing time with the crew, snorkelling and all around in...More

Thank Rhiannon W
SLQTeam, Manager at SeaLink Queensland - Ferry Services, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Rhiannon, Thank you so very much for your kind review. We are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Orpheus Island with us. It is indeed a truly beautiful part of the world and SeaLink are proud to showcase the island...More

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Abigail E
20 July 2016|
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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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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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