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.

Last updated 9th January 2020 

Palm Island
January 17Friday1.30pm4.30pm
January 18Saturday12.00pm2.00pm
January 19Sunday12.00pm2.00pm
January 20*Monday12.00pm2.00pm
January 23Thursday12.00pm2.00pm
January 24Friday1.30pm4.30pm
January 25Saturday12.00pm2.00pm
January 26Sunday12.00pm2.00pm
January 27*Monday12.00pm2.00pm
January 30Thursday12.00pm2.00pm
January 31Friday1.30pm4.30pm
February 1Saturday12.00pm2.00pm
February 2Sunday12.00pm2.00pm
February 3Monday7.30am9.30am
February 6Thursday12.00pm2.00pm
February 7Friday1.30pm4.30pm
February 8Saturday12.00pm2.00pm
February 9Sunday12.00pm2.00pm
February 10Monday7.30am9.30am
February 13Thursday12.00pm2.00pm
February 14*Friday12.00pm2.00pm
February 15Saturday12.00pm2.00pm
February 16Sunday12.00pm2.00pm
February 17Monday7.30am9.30am
February 20Thursday12.00pm2.00pm
February 21Friday1.30pm4.30pm
February 22Saturday12.00pm2.00pm
February 23Sunday12.00pm2.00pm
February 24Monday7.30am9.30am
February 27Thursday12.00pm2.00pm
February 28Friday1.30pm4.30pm
February 29Saturday12.00pm2.00pm

*These times are different to our standard timings

**Minimum Freight** 

Choose to travel home on Monday after a weekend on the mainland without the stress of an overcrowded freight area!


  • Please ensure that all freight items are checked in through the freight counter outside the Terminal.
  • Freight items do not include – prams, hand bags or back packs.
  • Each passenger is allowed up to FIVE items of freight as long as each item is less than 20kg.
  • These items must be assigned a freight sticker and will be carried free of charge.
  • Any excess freight (i.e. more than five items) will be charged at $7 per item.
  • All excess freight items over 20kg will be charged according to size and weight to a maximum of $15 per item.
  • The Master of the Vessel has the authority to deny freight if deemed excessive.
  • Hand Trolleys will not be permitted on board our Palm Island Vessel

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.