Travel and Transport to Tropical Palms Resort

There are ample means of travelling to Tropical Palms Resort. Most of these service providers align with each other’s timetables allowing travellers to plan their journey effortlessly. If you need any advice, please call our office to discuss your options.


Airport Shuttle Bus

A shuttle bus service is available from Townsville airport to the Sealink terminal for connections to Magnetic Island.
$10 per person. $15 per couple. Bookings essential.
Phone 0478 160 036


Airport Taxis

Taxis are available from Townsville airport & local area and Magnetic Island.
Phone 131 008



Sunferries Magnetic Island cat

Sealink ferry to Magnetic Island
Breakwater Terminal
Sir Leslie Theiss Drive Townsvile
Click on this link for their web site. Sealink.
Phone 07 4726 0800


Fantasea Car Ferry


Alternately bring your own car or travel as a walk on passenger with Fantasea
Magnetic Island car ferry
07 4796 9300 Ross St South Townsville
Click on this link for their web site. Fantasea.


Magnetic Island Bus Service
Magnetic Island bus service meets every ferry.
Catch the Picnic Bay bus and ask for
Tropical Palms Resort for drop off at the door.



What to bring for maximum fun
Swimming togs
Snorkeling / Scuba gear
Basic supplies – If you intend preparing meals or snacks
(IGA and Foodworks are the closest supermarkets in Nelly Bay)
Most importantly… a Relaxed attitude.