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Find the best ferry and transport options for Dunk Island

Welcome to your essential guide for ferry services to Dunk Island, a stunning tropical destination off the coast of Queensland, Australia. Dunk Island, known for its breathtaking natural beauty, is easily accessible from Mission Beach via various ferry options. Here, we provide you with detailed information about these services, helping you to plan your perfect island trip.
Mission Beach Ferry

QuickCoast | Dunk Island Ferry

For those looking for a more personalised service, QuickCoast provides a fast and convenient way to reach Dunk Island. Their services are ideal for small groups or those desiring a more private experience.

Customised Trips: QuickCoast offers the flexibility to arrange trips at times that suit your schedule, perfect for avoiding the crowds.

Charter Services: They also provide charter services, ideal for special events or a more luxurious journey.

Advanced Bookings: Book now to arrange your custom trip or charter service, ensuring a tailor-made experience that fits your itinerary.

Book Your Dunk Island Ferry & Transport

Quickcoast Ferry Service

QuickCoast operates a Mission Beach & Dunk Island ferry service from four to five times per week. 

Mission Beach Boat Hire

Hire a boat, Jet Ski or E-Bike for your stay at Mission Beach and Dunk Island. 

Budget Boat Hire Mission Beach

Explore Dunk and the Family Islands in comfort, with their smart wave boats.  Fish, Swim and snorkel!

Kurrimine Boat Hire & Fishing Charters

They provide 4.5m Polycraft boats with 40hp motors; seats 5 – no one’s left out!

Mission Beach Charters

Unique snorkelling, camping & boating adventures! Tailored for everyone!

Hooked Up Fishing Adventures

Their 26ft custom Sportfisher, the Spirit of Dunk, is decked out with the latest electronics.

Fishin' Mission Tours

Fish the local reefs around the islands from Barnards to Wheeler Island.

Mission Helicopters

Explore the beautiful Cassowary Coast in luxurious comfort from the sky. 

Wildside Adventures

Get Dunked | Dunk Island Charter

Join Wildside Adventures for an unforgettable full-day charter to the exquisite Dunk Island, departing from Mission Beach. This adventure is a perfect blend of excitement and serenity in one of Queensland’s most beautiful destinations. Book your journey now!

What’s Included:

  • Personalised Group Excursions: Small group sizes for an intimate and customised experience.
    Activities: Snorkelling in clear waters, guided nature walks through the rainforest, and relaxing beach activities.
  • Amenities: All necessary equipment, a delicious lunch, and refreshments are included.
  • Expert Guidance: Knowledgeable guides offer insights into the island’s rich ecosystem.

    Why Choose This Charter

  • Tailored Experiences: Each trip is uniquely crafted to the group’s preferences.
  • Eco-Friendly: A commitment to sustainable and environmentally conscious tourism.
  • Safety First: High standards of safety and quality for a worry-free adventure.

    Book Direct with Discount Code: WILD4DUNK
    Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore Dunk Island’s stunning scenery and vibrant marine life. Book your Wildside Adventures charter easily online.

FAQs for Mission Beach and Dunk Island Ferries/Transport

The most asked questions about Mission Beach, a serene coastal paradise in Queensland, Australia, serves as the gateway to the enchanting Dunk Island. Just off the coast, Dunk Island is a haven of natural beauty, renowned for its lush rainforests, sandy beaches, and vibrant marine life.
Ferry services usually operate multiple times daily. However, schedules can vary based on the season and weather conditions. It's recommended to check the latest timetable on the ferry service's website.
The ferry ride from Mission Beach to Dunk Island typically takes about 10 minutes.
Yes, private charters are available through services like QuickCoast. These can be booked for a more personalised experience.
No, private vehicles are not allowed on Dunk Island. The island is primarily accessible by foot.
Yes, there are parking facilities available near the ferry departure points. It's advisable to arrive early to find a spot, especially during peak times.
Luggage allowances can vary between ferry operators. It's best to check the specific terms and conditions of your chosen ferry service.
Ferry services generally operate throughout the year, but they may be subject to weather conditions. Always check the service status, especially during the wet season.
While you can buy tickets on the spot, it is advisable to book in advance, especially during holidays and peak tourist seasons, to ensure availability.

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