4Hr Magnetic Island Day Cruise

The splendid Magnetic Island in the Coral Sea is only a short ferry ride away from Townsville, Queensland. Join this half-day Island Time Boat Cruise, departing Horseshoe Bay on Magnetic Island for an engaging and memorable experience. With a small group of 8, you’ll journey along the beautiful coastline to discover secluded beaches, underwater wonders and incredible wildlife. Whether you are a seasoned adventurer or a first-time explorer, this half-day Island Time cruise has a little something for everyone to enjoy.

Magnetic Island will spoil you with choices when it comes to fishing spots. You’ll cruise to one of the best fishing spots in the morning. Tuna, Coral Trout, Queen Fishes or Trevally are some of the fish species that will likely hook on your line. Even if you are not an expert angler, the crew ensures you have a rewarding fishing experience. The boat is purpose-built and well equipped with fishing gear.

But wait, there is more to come! You’ll get an incredible opportunity to snorkel at spots like Florence Bay and Arthur Bay, which are fringing coral reef spots abundant in the best sea life. Beginners will be offered snorkel instructions, building their confidence, one splash at a time. Meanwhile, experts get the best opportunity to unleash their underwater prowess. Jump into the inviting waters to explore coral reefs, fish, turtles and a variety of marine life.

You’ll learn the secrets of Magnetic Island from the Master of the vessel, who’ll captivate you with his fun and informative commentary. The cruise is more than just fishing and snorkelling. You can marvel at the beautiful scenery that surrounds you – picturesque coastlines, stunning rock formations and secluded beaches. See several bird species that inhabit the island. From June to August, you might also spot Humpback Whales during their annual migration!

The explorer in you has already packed the bags. Book this Magnetic Island day cruise now!

  • Departure
  • Cruise Inclusions
  • Cruise Menu
  • Additional Info
  • Terms Of Services

Departure Details

Departure Location pacific drive

  • Boards 08:30

  • Departs 08:45

  • Returns 13:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 4hr adventure day cruise to explore Magnetic Island
  • Snorkelling and fishing at the best spots chosen by the expert crew
  • See landmarks of Magnetic Island which are only accessible by boat
  • All snorkelling and fishing equipment; rods, baits, hand lines, masks, snorkels, flippers, singer suits, wetsuits etc
  • Whale watching opportunity* (July, August & October)
  • Tea, coffee, water and snacks (banana breads, muesli bars) on board
  • Eskies with block ice available for BYO drinks and snacks
  • Spacious catamaran with shaded pontoon to sit back and relax, a toilet/change room for your comfort

Cruise Menu

Dress Code

You need to bring your beach items:

  • Sunscreen
  • Swimming suit
  • Towel

Additional Information

- Feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks
- You can bring alcohol, but please bring cans if possible. Eskies with block ice are available to stow the same
- Whale watching is seasonal and is not a guaranteed part of the cruise experience

Terms Of Services

Please refer to our full passengers terms and conditions on the following link;


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  • Adult Price

    from $120


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Cruising with a group of 10 or more? Get in touch with our team to get the best price.

Group Discounts

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