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Magnetic Island 2 Hour Sunset and Shipwreck Cruise

Tour Code: 855

Departing: Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island Sunset Cruise
  • This is the only shipwreck and sunset tour on Magnetic Island so don’t miss it.
  • Enjoy learning all about the S.S. City of Adelaide and how she came to rest here on Magnetic Island and the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Cruise the scenic coastline of Nelly Bay and Cockle Bay on Magnetic Island and learn about the history and listen to the stories about the shipwrecks as we cruise our way into the sunset.
  • Enjoy live acoustic music, scenic bird life, a complimentary beverage, a grazing platter and BYO is also welcome.

Included In Price

  • 2 Complimentary refreshments (BYO is welcome)
  • Antipasto Platter
  • Scenic Bird Life

Our Magnetic Island sunset tour is 2 hours cruising the tranquil waters of Nelly and Cockle Bay to see the S.S. City of Adelaide come to life on the high tide. Watch as the sky turns into a myriad of colours and shades and the waters of the Great Barrier Reef glisten and change with the sky.

Departs from Magnetic Island at 4.30 pm only on selected days each month

Step back in time and immerse yourself in our 2 hour scenic tour focusing on the coastal area between Nelly Bay and Cockle Bay on Magnetic Island. Relax while you take in the sights and listen to some beautiful acoustic music from a local musician.

Our destination is the "S.S. City of Adelaide" shipwreck where we will share her story with you as you enjoy the sunset. A truly magical and unique experience.

Your 2-hour sunset cruise tour includes:

  • Visit the scenic coastline between Nelly Bay and Cockle Bay on Magnetic Island
  • Stories & history of some shipwrecks along the way
  • Live acoustic music from a local musician
  • Scenic bird life at sunset
  • Photo opportunities at our destination, the grand old lady of the sea, "S.S. City Of Adelaide"?
  • Complimentary glass (or 2) of sparkling wine or non-alcoholic beverage on arrival B.Y.O. is welcome 
  • Gourmet "grazing platter" to enjoy 

Magnetic Island Sunset Cruise

We practice what we preach and go as environmentally friendly as possible on our snorkel tours

  • We minimise waste and recycling wherever possible on board
  • Environmentally friendly products are used on board
  • No Straws
  • Avoid use of single use plastics wherever possible
  • Education and information to our guests

Our Sunset Tour Boat

  • We use energy efficient devices wherever possible
  • We have installed solar panels on the boat
  • Solar power anchor winch and electrical system
  • ​Our vessel has ultra low engine emissions
  • Minimal engine use time resulting in lower impact to the environment​
  • Ongoing observations of our sustainable operations and procedures

The Sunset Cruise Itinerary

If you are coming to Magnetic Island from Townsville:

​If catching the Sealink ferry from Townsville please be sure to catch a ferry no later than the 3.45 pm departure from Townsville.

If catching the Magnetic Island Ferries Barge please be sure to catch a barge no later than the 2.40 pm departure from Townsville.

To find us on Magnetic Island:

Meet us at 4.15 p.m. in front of Peppers Resort (Nelly Bay) on the boardwalk area, a short 1 minute walk to the left of the Nelly Bay ferry terminal.  You will see our sign located on the boardwalk area and our friendly crew will meet you there and escort you to our boat.

See all tours and attractions on Magnetic Island. 

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Magnetic Island

Departure Time

4:30pm

Departure Instructions

Meet us at 4.15 p.m. in front of Peppers Resort (Nelly Bay) on the boardwalk area, a short 1 minute walk to the left of the Nelly Bay ferry terminal. You will see our sign located on the boardwalk area and our friendly crew will meet you there and escort you to our boat.

Destinations
  • Magnetic Island
  • Nelly Bay
  • Cockle Bay
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Selected dates only each month based on the high tide and sunset

Duration

2 Hours

Fitness Level Required

Low

  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • B.Y.O. alcoholic drinks
  • Camera
  • Jacket / Jumper (in the cooler months of May - Sept)

All cancellations must be in writing.

Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee.

Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.

  • School holidays are a busy time for us and we like to be able to accommodate everyone, so please try and let us know if you think there may be a change in your situation
  • The following fees MAY apply if there is a no show or minimal notice given to us.
  • No Show or less than 24 hours notice will be charged full fare
  • Within 2 days of departure a 20% admin fee applies

Magnetic Island 2 Hour Sunset and Shipwreck Cruise

Tour Code: 855

Departing: Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island Sunset Cruise

From

au$85.00

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$55.00
Family: au$280.00

Tour Code: 855

From

au$85.00

15 yrs & over

5 - 14 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
WeChat
BarrierReefAustralia
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
WeChat
BarrierReefAustralia

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