Magnetic Island - Private Yacht Charter

Tour Code: 422

Prices From

au$2,500

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

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

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Private charter your own luxury yacht for an unforgettable sail around Magnetic Island on the Great Barrier Reef. This is one of the most scenic islands located in the Coral Sea just off Townsville in North Queensland. This is a perfect way to explore the reef with your own itinerary.

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Magnetic Island - Great Barrier Reef - Townsville

Magnetic Island, or as the locals call it ‘Maggie’ is located only half an hour ferry ride and 8km from Townsville.

When it comes to stunning islands, this ruggedly beautiful gem located on the Great Barrier Reef in Far North Queensland is certainly worth a visit.

With rocky granite headlands, bordered by towering hoop pines that stand like sentinels over the pristine sandy bays, the mountains on Magnetic Island are covered with eucalypt koala-harbouring woodlands, all surrounded by fringing reefs, sea grass beds and mangrove communities.

Over half of Magnetic island (2,790ha) is protected and known as the Magnetic Island National Park.

The golden sandy beaches are important turtle nesting areas and the mangrove shelters fish nurseries.

The sea grass beds attract feeding turtles and dugongs, which are all great to see when you are snorkeling or swimming around the coral reef gardens.

The Wulgurukab Aboriginal people inhabited Magnetic Island for thousands of years, and called the island  ‘Yunbenun’.

In 1770 James Cook landed unexpectedly on Magnetic Island due to compass failure.

It was from that point forward that the island was aptly re-named (perhaps non-Magnetic Island might have been more fitting!).

Along with all the activities that you can partake in on Magnetic Island, a private yacht charter is the perfect way to explore the beauty of the island on your time frame and at your speed.

On your private charter boat sailing cruise you will be taken to explore some of the 23 stunning, mostly pristine, bays that Magnetic Island boasts. 

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Included In Price

  • Reef Levy
  • Up to 24 Guests
  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Yacht to shore transfers whilst on the cruise
  • BYO alcohol & catering (catering can also be arranged at an extra cost)
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Magnetic Island

Departure Time
  • Your private charter timings are purely up to you
  • 2 hour twilight cruise departs at approx. 4:30 pm
  • Standard 4 hour cruise departs at 10:30 am
Departure Instructions

You will be met next to the car ferry ramp (next to the Peppers Blue on Blue deck) at the Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal

Destinations
  • Magnetic Island
  • Townsville on request
Months of Operation

May - September

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

Depending on your requirements will determine the duration

What to Bring
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Flat white soled shoes or bare feet
  • BYO Drinks and food welcome
Fitness Level Required

Low

Restrictions

No children under 14 years of age.

Child Policy

No children under 14 years of age

Cancellation Policy

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.

 

  • Cancellations within 48 hours 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.
  • Cancellations greater than 48 hours prior to the charter will incur a 30% admin fee which will be deducted from your payment.
Private charter your own luxury yacht for an unforgettable sail around Magnetic Island on the Great Barrier Reef. This is one of the most scenic islands located in the Coral Sea just off Townsville in North Queensland. This is a perfect way to explore the reef with your own itinerary.

Read More

Perfect Selfie

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Magnetic Island - Great Barrier Reef - Townsville

Magnetic Island, or as the locals call it ‘Maggie’ is located only half an hour ferry ride and 8km from Townsville.

When it comes to stunning islands, this ruggedly beautiful gem located on the Great Barrier Reef in Far North Queensland is certainly worth a visit.

With rocky granite headlands, bordered by towering hoop pines that stand like sentinels over the pristine sandy bays, the mountains on Magnetic Island are covered with eucalypt koala-harbouring woodlands, all surrounded by fringing reefs, sea grass beds and mangrove communities.

Over half of Magnetic island (2,790ha) is protected and known as the Magnetic Island National Park.

The golden sandy beaches are important turtle nesting areas and the mangrove shelters fish nurseries.

The sea grass beds attract feeding turtles and dugongs, which are all great to see when you are snorkeling or swimming around the coral reef gardens.

The Wulgurukab Aboriginal people inhabited Magnetic Island for thousands of years, and called the island  ‘Yunbenun’.

In 1770 James Cook landed unexpectedly on Magnetic Island due to compass failure.

It was from that point forward that the island was aptly re-named (perhaps non-Magnetic Island might have been more fitting!).

Along with all the activities that you can partake in on Magnetic Island, a private yacht charter is the perfect way to explore the beauty of the island on your time frame and at your speed.

On your private charter boat sailing cruise you will be taken to explore some of the 23 stunning, mostly pristine, bays that Magnetic Island boasts. 

Read More

Included In Price

  • Reef Levy
  • Up to 24 Guests
  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Yacht to shore transfers whilst on the cruise
  • BYO alcohol & catering (catering can also be arranged at an extra cost)
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Magnetic Island

Departure Time
  • Your private charter timings are purely up to you
  • 2 hour twilight cruise departs at approx. 4:30 pm
  • Standard 4 hour cruise departs at 10:30 am
Departure Instructions

You will be met next to the car ferry ramp (next to the Peppers Blue on Blue deck) at the Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal

Destinations
  • Magnetic Island
  • Townsville on request
Months of Operation

May - September

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

Depending on your requirements will determine the duration

What to Bring
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Flat white soled shoes or bare feet
  • BYO Drinks and food welcome
Fitness Level Required

Low

Restrictions

No children under 14 years of age.

Child Policy

No children under 14 years of age

Cancellation Policy

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.

 

  • Cancellations within 48 hours 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.
  • Cancellations greater than 48 hours prior to the charter will incur a 30% admin fee which will be deducted from your payment.

Tour Code: 422

Prices From

au$2,500

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

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

Looking for more tours in Townsville North Queensland?

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