Magnetic Island - Charter boat Island Circumnavigation - PIL

Tour Code: 1119

Departing: Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island Circumnavigation
  • This a rare & unique opportunitry to circumnavigate Magnetic Island and see the most interestings sights such as S.S. City of Adelaide, Five Beach Bay, Orchard Rocks and so much more on a private charter snorkel tour.
  • Explore some of the best kept secrets of Magnetic Island, access stunning remote locations rarely visited - Magnetic Island like never seen before
  • Book this charter boat and boat driver for 2 guests or 4 guests the choice is yours. operates with minimum of 2
  • If your arriving in Townsville on a cruise ship jump on the ferry to Magnetic Island with up to a group of 4 and enjoy this wonderful Great Barrier Reef experience.

Included In Price

  • Complete trip around Magnetic Island
  • Wildlife Encounter
  • Your personal experienced skipper for the duration of the trip
  • Gourmet picnic lunch

Private charter boat snorkel tour of Magnetic Island. Magnetic Island like never seen before. Discover Great Barrier Reef locations only accessible by boat that most guests of Magnetic Island will never see, all in a half day tour.

This private charter boat snorkel tour is a very unique one, not many tour operators will actually take you all the way to circumnavigate around Magnetic Island apart from a scenic helicopter flight.

Book a private charter snorkel tour for a couple or for a group of four to explore Magnetic Island and her bays and reefs with a very knowlegeable driver on a 5.2m Rigid Inflatable boat.

You don't have to be an island guest to take advantage of this Great Barrier Reef tour. If you are staying in Townsville simply jump on the ferry to Magnetic Island from Breakwater Marina and you will be there in 20 minutes. This is the perfect charter boat option for cruise ship passengers visiting Townsville looking for a shore tour.

Circumnavigate our island’s coastline and uncover famous, iconic sights such as the S.S. Adelaide, Orchard Rocks and Five Beach Bay. 

Charter Boat Tour - What To Expect

Here are a few of the highlights which will be available to you:

  • Circumnavigate around Magnetic Island, taking in all its natural beauty. 
  • Immersive wildlife encounters above and below the surface. 
  • Private tour with an experienced skipper, ready to share their knowledge with you.
  • Time to relax with a picnic lunch on one of the island's secluded beaches.
  • Five-hour, private & tailored, off-the-beaten-track experience

If you have any specific requests please get in touch with us and we will help recommend the right day/time for your experience

What's Included?

  • Up to three stops to swim, snorkel, or explore!
  • Delicious locally sourced prawns and antipasto grazing platter
  • Beverage of your choice - sparkling wine, wine, beer or soft drinks
  • Snorkel gear, stinger suits, & reef-friendly sunscreen
  • Picnic setup including luxury picnic rug and large cabana for shade

Time & Duration

Check in 8.00am - Departs 8.15am - Returns 1.15pm
Duration: 5 hours. Additional hours are available at the time of booking.

View all Magnetic Island tours 

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Magnetic Island

Departure Time

Check in 8.00am - Departs at 8:15am - Returns 1.15pm

Departure Instructions
  • We are based in Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island
  • Please do not come to the boat as it is a private marina, and all guests must be escorted.
  • Meet at Magnetic Island Marina 15 minutes before departure

Magnetic Island

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



5 hours

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Ferry transfer - Townsville/Magnetic Island (Adult Return): $35
  • Ferry transfer - Townsville/Magnetic Island return (Child Return): $17
  • Champagne Upgrade: $55
  • Additional hour: $100
  • The Beach Club Turkish Towels: $29
  • Special Occasions Chocolates: $9.50
  • The Beach Club T-Shirt: $35
  • The Beach Club Curlew Cap: $30
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Additional Information
  • Minimum 2, maximum 4 guests
  • Weather Consideration: please note this experience may need to be adjusted in times of strong winds or swell to ensure the safety of you, the crew and the vessel. We will be in touch to discuss any changes we need to make to the experience if we have concerns with the weather.
  • Flat white-soled or non-marking shoes (or you can go barefoot if you prefer, although the decks can get hot in summer)
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen & a hat
  • Camera
  • Swimmers & towel

Child rate available with mon 2 adults paying

All cancellations must be in writing.

We understand things may change, so we have made cancellations very easy.

In every instance we always recommend you purchase travel insurance for life’s last-minute hiccups.

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

Operators policy:

Private Charters:

  • Cancellations up to 7 days before the cruise will incur a 10% cancellation fee, which is deducted from your deposit.
  • Cancellations within 7 days of event will incur a full payment of account unless due to extreme weather exceptions as declared by the captain on the day of the charter.
  • Reschedule requests will be considered but are entirely at the discretion of Pilgrim Sailing and charges may occur.

Public holiday surchage applies and will be added to your charter rate.

Child rate available with mon 2 adults paying

Magnetic Island - Charter boat Island Circumnavigation - PIL

Tour Code: 1119

Departing: Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island Circumnavigation



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

Child: au$139.00
Family: au$816.00

Tour Code: 1119



15 yrs & over

8 - 14 yrs

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

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