Peddells Thursday Island Tours – “Linking the Cape to the Torres Strait”.
Established in 1980, Peddells is an award winning, local family owned and operated business offering a year round scheduled passenger ferry service from Seisia (Cape York) to Thursday Island in Torres Strait. Sail the beautiful waters in comfort onboard Peddells MV Torres Magic, the 20 metre 120 passenger catamaran, and marvel at the natural beauty of the Torres Strait.
Tours: Discover an Island rich in history and culture in the comfort of air-conditioned coaches. This tour visits Green Hill Fortress with its sweeping harbour views, underground military and maritime museum and the Pearlshell Divers Memorial (cemetery). Peddells professional local tour guides will delight you with knowledgeable and entertaining narratives.
Peddells are also agents for Horn Island World War II. Tours must be booked minimum one day in advance and are pending availability.
Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.
Disabled access available Family Free Wifi Non-Smoking Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
The duration of the scenic tour is approximately one and a half hour and includes the Torres Strait Museum.
Please note Peddells reserve the right to adjust schedule and change vessel. Travel dependent – weather permitting. Peddells holds no liability for time delays and damaged or lost luggage.
Ferry departs Thursday Island Jetty for Seisia Jetty at 6.30 am and 2.30 pm. – Indicative
Ferry departs Seisia Jetty for Thursday Island Jetty at 8.00 am and 4.00 pm. – Indicative
Check Seaon/Off Season Schedules
MV Torres Magic: Launched 2013, 20 metre catamaran, air-conditioned cabins, open deck space.
Peddells reserves the right to change the schedule and/or vessel. Travel: weather permitting. Peddells holds no liability for time delays and damaged/lost luggage.
AUD32 bus tour; AUD120 return ferry trip. Ask about their Concession Ferry Fares.