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: 10th May 2022 at 11.00 am

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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DATEDAYDEPART TOWNSVILLEDEPART PALM ISLAND
MAY 2022
May 18Wednesday12.00pm2.15pm
May 19*Thursday08.00am4.15pm
May 20Friday12.00pm 4.15pm
May 21Saturday 12.00pm2.15pm
May 22Sunday 12.00pm2.15pm
May 23Monday 7.30am9.30am
May 25Wednesday 12.00pm2.15pm
May 26*Thursday 08.00am4.15pm
May 27Friday 12.00pm 4.15pm
May 28Saturday 12.00pm2.15pm
May 29Sunday 12.00pm2.15pm
May 30Monday 7.30am9.30am

*These times are different to our standard timings
**Minimum Freight** 

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.

PALM ISLAND FREIGHT POLICY & TROLLEY APPLICATION

Ferry Departure Points

Townsville
Breakwater Ferry Terminal 
Sir Leslie Thiess Drive 
Townsville, Queensland 4810
Palm Island
Palm Island Jetty
Esplanade,
Palm Island, Queensland 4816

Terminal Operating Hours: Breakwater Terminal 6.00am -6.00pm