Townsville - Nelly Bay is one of our busiest routes - sailings regularly sell out at busy periods
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Townsville - Nelly Bay Ferry Operators

    • 16 Sailings Daily 25 min
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    • 8 Sailings Daily 40 min
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Townsville Nelly Bay Ferry reviews

  • "Above and beyond"

    Great service, both ways. Managed to squeeze on an earlier Ferry on the way out. Staff very friendly. On the way back, one of the staff came over and moved my suitcase out of the rain. At Townsville I realised I'd left my phone on Maggie Island... The staff located it and put it on the next barge across. Awesome service :)

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Townsville to Nelly Bay Ferry

The Townsville Nelly Bay ferry route connects Australia with Magnetic Island and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Sealink Queensland service runs up to 16 times per day with a sailing duration of around 25 minutes while the Magnetic Island Ferries service runs up to 8 times per day with a duration from 40 minutes.

So that’s a combined 24 sailings on offer per day on the Townsville Nelly Bay route between Australia and Magnetic Island. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.