Townsville & Magnetic Island Half Day Sail – Snorkel Tour - RM

Tour Code: 806

Departing: Townsville city

Townsville - Magnetic Half Day Tour
  • Sail from Townsville and explore beautiful Magnetic Island on the Great Barrier Reef on a half day tour.
  • This is the perfect yacht for a small intimate group of 12 guests for a half day of fun swimming and snorkelling.
  • Our ex-racing yacht is based in Townsville and we sail over to Magnetic Island to pick up island guests and take them to Five Beach Bay for snorkelling on the fringing coral reefs.
  • We visit secluded bays around Magnetic Island that are inaccessible to land lubbers land do some snorkelling and meet some of the local marine life on the fringing reefs.

Included In Price

  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Paddleboards
  • We do not provide catering. Please 'Bring Your Own' beverages & snacks in a small cooler bag or esky.

Join us on a wonderful half day sailing tour from Townsville to Magnetic Island for some snorkelling on the fringing reefs that are teeming with marine life. Our yacht has a pedigree in ocean racing and she gets us to where we need to be in the shortest amount of time.

Departing from our home port of Townsville and then calling into Magnetic Island we set the sails and begin our sailing tour to a secluded bay with 12 guests on board.

Magnetic Island is 8 kilometres or 5.0 mile offshore from Townsville and offers visitors 5184 hectares of mountainous island which is 70% World Heritage listed National Park with 24 kilometres of bushwalking tracks and 23 beach bays some only accessible on a boat.

On Magnetic Island guests will see pine forests, World War 11 artefacts, shipwrecks and native Australian wildlife such as cute koalas, Rock Wallabies, Echidnas, possums and around 187 bird species. 

There are 23 bays around Magnetic Island where you can meet the marine life and enjoy the perfect vista before you.

For the half day sail and snorkel tour we will anchor at Five Beach Bay and enjoy some lovely morning tea as we bob around on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.  

We then don our snorkel gear and hit the water to meet the wonderful marine life here that are very friendly.

If you have a special occasion coming up, ask about our private charter boat options from Townsville and or Magnetic Island.

Half Day Sail & Snorkel Tour Magnetic Island

An opportunity to get your feet sandy, have a swim/ snorkel, explore Five Beach Bay, only accessible by boat, sail Magnetic Island, relax & enjoy the beautiful & diverse scenery.


Ragamuffin 111 Half Day Sail

Depart 9 & return 1:30pm.

Bring Your Own beverages & nibbles is welcome in a small cooler bag or esky.

Activities include sail, snorkel, explore & paddleboards.

See more Townsville tours and for cruise ship passengers more shore tours to choose from.

The perfect way is to spend half a day on a Great Barrier Reef tour from Townsville or Magnetic Island. 

Departs From

Townsville city

Departure Time

9:00am to 1:30pm and 2:30pm to 6:30pm

Departure Instructions

Departs from Townsville or Magnetic Island

  • Magnetic Island
  • Nelly Bay
  • Five Beach Bay
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Closed Christmas Day
During February - March this tour is available for private charters only depending on weather


Half Day Sail and Snorkel Tour

  • BYO alcohol
  • Towel
  • Hat sunscreen
  • Sun shirt

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:

  • More than 7 days full refund
  • 1-7 days 50% refund
  • Less than 24 hours no refund

Townsville & Magnetic Island Half Day Sail – Snorkel Tour - RM

Tour Code: 806

Departing: Townsville city

Townsville - Magnetic Half Day Tour



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

Child: au$115.00
Family: au$530.00

Tour Code: 806



13 yrs & over

4 - 12 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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