Airlie Beach
Hamilton Island Marina
Ferry to Whitsunday Islands
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Ferry from Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Hamilton Island Marina

There are usually 9 daily and 62 weekly sailings between Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) and Hamilton Island Marina. This ferry route is operated by Cruise Whitsundays. Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Hamilton Island Marina ferries cost between £73 and £283, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Hamilton Island Marina ferries.

Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Hamilton Island Marina Ferry Times

The earliest Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Hamilton Island Marina ferry sailings typically depart Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) at around 07:15. The last ferry usually departs at 16:05.

How long is the ferry from Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Hamilton Island Marina?

Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Hamilton Island Marina Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 1h 10m. The fastest sailings are approximately 1h 0m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Hamilton Island Marina Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 9 daily sailings and up to 62 weekly ferry sailings from Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Hamilton Island Marina. These sailings are provided by Cruise Whitsundays. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Hamilton Island Marina Ferry Prices

Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Hamilton Island Marina ferry prices typically range between £73* and £283*. The average price is typically £154*. The cheapest Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Hamilton Island Marina ferry prices start from £37*. The average price for a foot passenger is £154*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Hamilton Island Marina?

The distance between Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Hamilton Island Marina is approximately 17.2 miles (27.7km) or 15.0 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Hamilton Island Marina ferry?

No, ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel on sailings between Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) and Hamilton Island Marina

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Hamilton Island Marina?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Cruise Whitsundays between Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) and Hamilton Island Marina.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Hamilton Island Marina?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Hamilton Island Marina with Cruise Whitsundays. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Australia to Whitsunday Islands page.
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Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) - Hamilton Island Marina Route summary
Departure Country Australia
Destination Country Australia
No. of Operators 1
Operators Cruise Whitsundays
Average Price £154*
Average Daily Sailings 9
Average Weekly Sailings 62
Average Sailing Duration 1h 10m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 0m
First Ferry 07:15
Last Ferry 16:05
Distance 15 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina?

The ferry crossing time from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina is approximately 1h. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina?

Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina is £154. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina?

There is 1 ferry operator for Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina and this is
  • Cruise Whitsundays

How can I book ferry tickets from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina?

Book ferries from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina with
  • Cruise Whitsundays

Can you take your car on the ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina?

No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina?

Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • Cruise Whitsundays

How far is Hamilton Island Marina from Airlie Beach?

The distance between Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina is approximately 15 nautical Miles.

Airlie Beach Guide

Airlie Beach is situated in the Whitsunday Region of Queensland, Australia. The town itself only has around eight thousand inhabitants but the area is a tourist hub, extremely popular with backpackers and travellers. With its location near latitude twenty degrees south, the area enjoys a tropical climate all year round.

With Airlie Beach Lagoon and the local beaches it’s an ideal destination for water sports, snorkelling and scuba diving. The town boasts boat and air tours which allow you to take in the beautiful Australian marine life. Airlie Beach is ideally placed for tours to the world’s largest coral reef system, the Great Barrier Reef.

The Port of Airlie is easily accessible with most local accommodation within walking distance of the ferry terminal and dining and retail outlets within the port’s surroundings. The port is only thirty minutes’ drive away from the nearby Proserpine Airport, linked by State Route 59.

The Port of Airlie is the gateway to the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. There are frequent crossings to the nearby Hamilton Island Marina, which is found in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, with the journey taking under an hour. There are also regular services everyday to Daydream Island, the perfect spot for sailing enthusiasts and offers a chance to visit their unique outdoor aquarium.


Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Cruise Whitsundays 07:15 08:20 1 hour 5 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 08:00 09:00 1 hour Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 08:30 09:55 1 hour 25 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 10:30 11:55 1 hour 25 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 11:35 12:45 1 hour 10 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 12:50 14:00 1 hour 10 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 14:20 15:30 1 hour 10 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 15:05 16:05 1 hour Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 16:05 17:15 1 hour 10 minutes Everyday
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