May/June 2017

This service takes approximately 1 ½ hours travel time each way. For a current list of ferry departure times to Palm Island please refer to the timetable below.

Please ensure you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to boarding to ensure sufficient time to purchase tickets.

Updated 10th May 2017

DEPART
Townsville
DEPART
Palm Island
May 11 - Thurs 12:00pm 2:00pm
May 12 - Fri 1:30pm 4:30pm
May 13 - Sat 12:00pm 2:00pm
May 14 - Sun 12:00pm 2:00pm
May 15 - Mon 7:30am 9:30am
May 18 - Thurs 12:00pm 2:00pm
May 19 - Fri 1:30pm 4:30pm
May 20 - Sat 12:00pm 2:00pm
May 21 - Sun 12:00pm 2:00pm
May 22 - Mon 7:30am 9:30am
May 25 - Thurs 10:00am 12:00pm
May 26 - Fri 10:00am 12:00pm
May 27 - Sat 12:00pm 2:00pm
May 28 - Sun 12:00pm 2:00pm
May 29 - Mon 7:30am 9:30am
Jun 01 - Thurs 12:00pm 2:00pm
Jun 02 - Fri 1:30pm 4:30pm
Jun 03 - Sat 12:00pm 2:00pm
Jun 04 - Sun 12:00pm 2:00pm
Jun 05 - Mon 7:30am 9:30am
Jun 08 - Thurs 12:00pm 2:00pm
Jun 09 - Fri
**PLEASE NOTE - this service operates in reverse to facilitate the Cathy Freeman Charter**
1:30pm 10:00am
Jun 10 - Sat 12:00pm 2:00pm
Jun 11 - Sun
**MIN FREIGHT**
12:00pm 2:00pm
Jun 12 - Mon 7:30am 9:30am
Jun 15 - Thurs 12:00pm 2:00pm
Jun 16 - Fri 1:30pm 4:30pm
Jun 17 - Sat 12:00pm 2:00pm
Jun 18 - Sun 12:00pm 2:00pm
Jun 19 - Mon 7:30am 9:30am
Jun 22 - Thurs 1:30pm 3:30pm
Jun 23 - Fri 1:30pm 4:30pm
Jun 24 - Sat 12:00pm 2:00pm
Jun 25 - Sun
**MIN FREIGHT**
12:00pm 2:00pm
Jun 26 - Mon 7:30am 9:30am
Jun 29 - Thurs 12:00pm 2:00pm
Jun 30 - Fri 1:30pm 4:30pm
 Please Note: Times differ from regular day service.

**Minimum Freight**

We now offer freight trolleys for $50 on our Monday morning service. Choose to travel home on Monday after a weekend on the mainland without the stress of an overcrowded freight area!

See below for a PDF version of the trolley application.

PALM ISLAND FREIGHT POLICY

  • 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 (ie 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.

Pricing
Standard Tickets

Prices effective from November 15th 2016.

Adult Return $69.70
Adult Single $35.00
Pensioner Return (Australian cards only) ^ $34.85
Pensioner Single (Australian cards only) ^ $17.50
Student Return (Australian cards only) ^ $34.85
Student Single (Australian cards only) ^ $17.50
Child Return (5 - 14 years) $34.85
Child Single (5 - 14 years) $17.50
 ^A valid pensioner or student card must be presented to receive these fares
Multi-Trip Tickets

If you are a resident, local or staying in the region for a few days our flexi tickets are the affordable way to see both Palm Island and Townsville. Each flexi ticket allows 10 one way trips and may be used by two persons at the same time.

Tickets are non refundable. By purchasing a ticket, passengers agree to be bound by the SeaLink Terms and Conditions of Travel.

*Adult Flexi (10 trips) $282.30
*Pensioner Flexi (10 trips) $141.15
*Student Flexi $141.15
*Child Flexi (10 trips) $141.15
 ^A valid pensioner or student card must be presented to receive these fares

* denotes maximum two persons per ticket

Group Travel

Are you are travelling to Palm Island in a group of 20 or more people? You are eligible to receive the SeaLink Group Rate on return travel to Palm Island.

Download the Group Booking Form here.

Tickets are non refundable. By purchasing a ticket, passengers agree to be bound by the SeaLink Terms and Conditions of Travel.