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

To keep up-to-date, join our SMS alerts or keep an eye out on our website & Facebook pages. https://www.sealinkqld.com.au/palm-island-service-updates

DATEDAYDEPART TOWNSVILLE DEPART PALM ISLAND
SEPTEMBER 2021
September 23Thursday12.00pm2.15pm
September 24Friday12.00pm4.15pm
September 25Saturday12.00pm2.15pm
September 26Sunday 12.00pm2.15pm
September 27 Monday7.30am9.30am
September 29Wednesday12.00pm2.15pm
September 30Thursday12.00pm2.15pm
OCTOBER 2021
October 1Friday12.00pm4.15pm
October 2Saturday12.00pm2.15pm
October 3Sunday12.00pm2.15pm
October 4*Monday12.00pm2.15pm
October 6Wednesday12.00pm2.15pm
October 7*Thursday8.00am4.15pm
October 8Friday12.00pm4.15pm
October 9Saturday12.00pm2.15pm
October 10Sunday12.00pm2.15pm
October 11 Monday7.30am9.30am
October 13Wednesday12.00pm2.15pm
October 14 Thursday12.00pm2.15pm
October 15Friday12.00pm4.15pm
October 16Saturday12.00pm2.15pm
October 17Sunday12.00pm2.15pm
October 18Monday7.30am9.30am
October 20*Wednesday8.00am10.00am
October 21Thursday12.00pm2.15pm
October 22Friday12.00pm4.15pm
October 23Saturday12.00pm2.15pm
October 24Sunday12.00pm2.15pm
October 25Monday 7.30am9.30am
October 27 Wednesday12.00pm2.15pm
October 28Thursday12.00pm2.15pm
October 29Friday12.00pm4.15pm
October 30Saturday12.00pm2.15pm
October 31Sunday12.00pm2.15pm

*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