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: 22nd June 2021 at 8.30am 

DATEDAYDEPART TOWNSVILLE DEPART PALM ISLAND
JUNE 2021
June 23*Wednesday10.00am12.00pm
June 24*Thursday10.00am12.00pm
June 25*Friday12.00pm2.00pm
June 26Saturday12.00pm2.00pm
June 27Sunday12.00pm2.00pm
June 28Monday7.30am9.30am
June 30            Wednesday12.00pm2.00pm
    

JULY 2021
July 1*Thursday8.00am2.00pm
July 2*Friday8.00am
1.30pm
10.00am
3.30pm
July 3Saturday12.00pm2.00pm
July 4Sunday12.00pm2.00pm
July 5*Monday8.00am
1.30pm
10.00am
3.30pm
July 7Wednesday12.00pm2.00pm
July 8Thursday12.00pm2.00pm
July 9Friday1.30pm4.30pm
July 10Saturday12.00pm2.00pm
July 11Sunday12.00pm2.00pm
July 12Monday7.30am9.30am
July 14Wednesday12.00pm2.00pm
July 15Thursday12.00pm2.00pm
July 16Friday1.30pm4.30pm
July 17 Saturday12.00pm2.00pm
July 18Sunday12.00pm2.00pm
July 19Monday7.30am9.30am
July 21*Wednesday9.00am11.00am
July 22*Thursday9.00am11.00am
July 23*Friday9.00am11.00am
July 24Saturday12.00pm2.00pm
July 25Sunday12.00pm2.00pm
July 26Monday7.30am9.30am
July 28Wednesday12.00pm2.00pm
July 29Thursday12.00pm2.00pm
July 30Friday1.30pm4.30pm
July 31Saturday12.00pm2.00pm

*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