This service takes approximately 1¾ hours travel time each way. For a current list of ferry departure times to Palm Island please refer to the timetable below.
We offer standard tickets, multi-trip tickets and group rates, check our prices for Palm Island Ferry here.
Please ensure you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to boarding to ensure sufficient time to purchase tickets.
Palm Island Ferry Timetable
Last updated: 23rd September 2021 at 3.45pm
Palm Island Aboriginal Shire Council is requesting that all passengers assess their needs to travel to Palm Island unless vaccinated. For further information please contact Palm Island Aboriginal Shire Council
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|DATE||DAY||DEPART TOWNSVILLE ||DEPART PALM ISLAND|
|September 26||Sunday ||12.00pm||2.15pm|
|September 27 ||Monday||7.30am||9.30am|
|October 11 ||Monday||7.30am||9.30am|
|October 14 ||Thursday||12.00pm||2.15pm|
|October 25||Monday ||7.30am||9.30am|
|October 27 ||Wednesday||12.00pm||2.15pm|
*These times are different to our standard timings
The Palm Island Timetable recording is updated every Sunday or when the schedule has changed.
Please call 07 4726 0800 and press 2 to hear the latest timetable information.
Circumstances beyond our control may cause alterations to departure times without notice.
Ferry Departure Points
Breakwater Ferry Terminal
Sir Leslie Thiess Drive
Townsville, Queensland 4810
Palm Island Jetty
Palm Island, Queensland 4816
Terminal Operating Hours: Breakwater Terminal 6.00am -6.00pm