Discover the natural beauty of Magnetic Island's scenic bays, beaches, reefs and headlands.
No long travel times.. just fun!
Magnetic Island Discovery Tour
Come and join Aquascene on a half day tour and experience a lifetime of local knowledge and "secret" spots as they share with you this beautiful Island they have called home for over 30 years.
Your local guide will take you on an unforgettable island nature experience and show you sights that are only accessible by boat. With a blend of activities, wildlife interactions, stories and history all in the one tour.
Includes: Morning tea & refreshments, snorkel lesson, hire & flotation aids, stand up paddle board & glass bottom boggie board hire, Magnetic Island history, reef & wildlife interpretations, catch & release fishing activity & Great Barrier Reef Marine Park charge
Departs: Daily from Nelly Bay Marina departing at 8:15am (Mon-Fri) and 9.15am (Sat & Sun)
To meet the tour from Townsville catch the 7.45am ferry (Mon-Fri) and 8.45am (Sat & Sun)
Add a ferry ticket & save with our Coastal Discovery package.
Sunset & Shipwrecks Tour
On a select few nights each month, the high tide and sunset combine,
allowing for something very special....
Experience a magical connection with some of Magnetic Island's
maritime history. Aquascene brings the shipwreck "S.S. City Of Adelaide" to life,
as they share her enchanting story and how she came
to rest on the shoreline of Magnetic Island.
Includes: Visit the scenic coastline between Nelly Bay and Cockle Bay on Magnetic Island, stories & history of shipwrecks along the way, live acoustic music from a local musician, 2 alcoholic beverages each (beer & bubbles) + non alcoholic refreshments
Due to COVID19 please bring your own nibbles. BYO alcohol also welcome
Departs: Departs 4.30pm on selected days. Please ask our team for departure dates & availability. To meet the tour from Townsville catch the 3.45pm ferry (Mon-Sat) and 2.15pm (Sundays).
*Please note due to COVID19 the ferry timetable is different on weekends, please check the Magnetic Island Ferry Timetable page for a copy of our most up to date timetable.