Magnetic Island - Charter Boat Snorkel Tour - PIL

Tour Code: 1120

Departing: Magnetic Island

Private Charter Snorkel Tour
  • In five hours you will discover some of the most iconic locations around Magnetic Island on the Great Barrier Reef such as Moltke Wreck as well as some amazing tropical fish and marine life.
  • One of the most immersive adventure snorkel trip in the crystal clear waters of Magnetic Island. All inclusive day out.
  • This private charter snorkel tour can be tailored to your needs. Talk to us about your special requirements and we will do our very best to accommodate you.

Included In Price

  • Up to five snorkelling stops around Magnetic Island
  • Morning tea
  • Gourmet picnic lunch, includes rug & cabana
  • Beverages: sparkling wine, wine, beer or soft drinks
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Lycra suits

Explore the pristine waters of Magnetic Island on the Great Barrier Reef. All inclusive private charter boat tour visiting up to five snorkel locations in a five hour trip. Discover some lesser visited spots on Maggie Island.

This is our more adventurous Great Barrier Reef tour designed for the keen snorkellers who may be visiting or staying on Magnetic Island.

On your private charter boat snorkel tour you will be accompanied along the way by a marine scientist so any questions you may have will be answered.

This would be a perfect day out on the reef for cruise ship passenger looking for an all inclusive shore tour in Townsville. They just need to catch the ferry over to Magnetic Island to meet the charter boat.

Magnetic Island is a small island off the Tropical North Queensland coast and can be accessed on a quick ferry ride from Townsville.

The island is worth staying on for a few days so you can trully admire its beauty and explore in depth this tropical paradise.

There are no less than 23 bays & beaches as well as many walking tracks for all level of fitness so there is something to do for everyone. 

Private Charter Snorkel Tour Magnetic Island

This is a private charter boat five hour snorkel tour around Magnetic Island and it can be adapted to your needs.

If you have any special requests, please let us know at time of booking so we can do our very best to accommodate you.

If you feel five hours is not enough why not extend your trip - see optional extras.

Magnetic Island Snorkel Tour Inclusions

A marine scientist with be with you to guide and teach you all you need to know about the Great Barrier Reef.

We stop up to five times at five different locations around the islands bays to snorkel so rest assured you will go home with many underwater memories.

All snorkel equipment is provided as well as lycra suits (if needed) and reef friendly sunscreen.

Your day would not be complete if we didn't also supply a delicious gourmet picnic lunch which includes all you need: picnic rug, cabana etc...

We are extremly proud of our region and we want to share with you what it has to offer so most of our produce are locally sourced ensuring the freshest ingredients Tropical North Queensland have to offer. 

For the adults we also supply alcoholic beverages; you get to choose either sparkling wine, wine or beer and of course soft drinks are available as well.

View all Magnetic Island tours 

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Magnetic Island

Departure Time

Standard 5 hour cruise departs at 8:15am, returns 1.15pm

Departure Instructions
  • We are based in Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island
  • One of the crew will meet you on the corner of the Peppers Blue on Blue deck & next to the Car Ferry Ramp 15 minutes before the scheduled cruise start time.
  • The deck is situated outside the restaurant at the Peppers resort, if you see chairs, tables and umbrellas you're in the right spot.
  • Please do not come to the boat as it is a private marina, and all guests must be escorted.
  • DIRECTIONS TO MEETING SPOT FROM FERRY TERMINAL: When disembarking the ferry, turn left immediately (before the terminal building). Hug the foreshore walking across the car barge ramp to the deck area outside Peppers Blue on Blue Resort's restaurant.

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
  • Special Occasions Chocolates: $9.50
  • The Beach Club T-Shirt: $35
  • The Beach Club Turkish Towels: $29
  • 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

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.

Magnetic Island - Charter Boat Snorkel Tour - PIL

Tour Code: 1120

Departing: Magnetic Island

Private Charter Snorkel Tour



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

Child: au$139.00
Family: au$816.00

Tour Code: 1120



15 yrs & over

12 - 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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