Known as Great Palm Island, or by the Aboriginal name Bwgcolman, Palm Island is a tropical Island with a resident community of about 5,000 people.


  • Located 65km north-west of Townsville
  • A part of the Greater Palm Group which also encompasses Orpheus and Pelorus Islands

Palm Island is roughly a 1 ½ hour journey by ferry with SeaLink Queensland, and runs 5 days a week departing Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Come Over To Palm Island

Interested in visiting the Great Palm Island? SeaLink Queensland invite you to Come Over to Palm!