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Rates and Prices

Car Prices

Standard motor vehicle rates are based on seasonal pricing.

*Rates and Prices are valid to 30th June 2022.

Car*ReturnOne WayReturnOne Way
Standard car (up to 5.5m)$216$108$226$113
High season standard car$240$120$252$126
5.6-6m car$239$119.50$262$131
High season 5.6-6m car$252$126$272$136

High season is:

  • Christmas 2021: 17th December to 3rd January 2022
  • Easter 2022: 13th April 2022 to 19th April 2022
  • Christmas 2022: 16th December 2022 to 2nd January 2023 *Subject to change from 1st July 2022.

Standard season is all other dates

For the best available price we encourage booking online. All standard vehicles include the driver and up to four passengers free of charge.*

An accurate price for the ferry service can be found when selecting dates of travel by using our online booking portal.

Longer Vehicles and Trailers

Trailers, Campervans (longer then 5.5m and/or heavier than 2.5 tonne), Motorhomes and Trucks must be booked via the office. We need to consider tide movement for appropriate travel time, and lengths must be checked before payment is made.
Please phone (07) 47969300 to make a reservation.

*Rates and Prices are valid to 30th June 2022.

Trailer LengthsOne WayReturn
Up to 3metres (measured from tow ball and includes any overhangs)$76$152
3.1m to 5m$98$196
Per metre over 5m$26$52


*Rates and Prices are valid to 30th June 2022.

ReturnOne WayReturnOne Way
With rider and passenger$64$32$68$34
With rider and sidecar$72$36$76$38

Walk on Passengers

*Rates and Prices are valid to 30th June 2022.

ReturnOne WayReturnOne Way
Student (Uni/15-17 yrs)** and Defence$22$11$24$12
Child (4-14 yrs)$16$8$18$9
Pensioner and Senior$16$8$18$9
Infant (under 4 yrs)FREEFREEFREEFREE
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) cannot be booked online$77$38.50
** Magnetic Island Ferries only accepts Queensland Student cards.

Walk on Multi-passes (10 trips)

*Rates and Prices are valid to 30th June 2022.


Island Resident Rates

Find out how to apply for our Island Resident rates.

*Rates and Prices are valid to 30th June 2022.

ReturnOne WayReturnOne Way
Car (5.6-6m)$170$85$180$90
Motorbike (rider & passenger)$50$25$62$31
Walk on Passenger Multi-pass$94

Car Parking

Car Parking is allocated on a first-come first-served basis

General (per night)$5
Island Resident (per night)$2
All rates are per 24 hours or part thereof.

Reduced Rates

We are happy to offer a 10% discount on vehicle travel, to the below card holders, who must be travelling in the vehicle. These bookings need to be made over the phone with our reservations staff on 07 4796 9300.

Magnetic Island Ferries is a family-owned business; therefore we do not receive any subsidies from the Government. All discounts offered here are done so in good will.
Queensland Seniors, Australian Defence Members, Emergency Service Personnel (Fire, Ambulance, Police) and DVA. Remember to bring your card with you on the day of travel.

* Vehicles 5.5m and under have a weight limit of 2.5t, 5.6-6m vehicles have a weight limit of 3t . If the weight limit is exceeded, vehicle pricing will be moved up to the next category of Campervan or Truck. Please note, these vehicles cannot be booked online and must be booked with the office. All Motor Vehicle Fares include up to five passengers who can legally sit in the vehicle. All passengers need to be in the vehicle while loading and unloading on & off the vessel.