GOOD TO KNOW:
Ideally if you are adding the WWII Tour of Horn island, stay longer than a day.
While it is possible to visit both islands in a day it is important to note that Thursday Island is the vibrant hub of Torres Strait, the main gathering place hosting the regions cultural centre, hotels, cafes, restaurants and shops.
To tour and spend the day on Thursday Island please select DAYTRIPTIBUS which includes TI Bus Tour 1 1/2 hrs and free time to shop, lunch and experience Thursday Island.
Below is the itinerary should you need to fit tours of both islands in a day and not require shopping time.
Thursday Island and Horn Island WWII Tour as a Daytrip departing Seisia
Disclaimer: Please note times are indicative and Horn Island services are not operated by Peddells.
7:45 am Board Peddell’s scheduled ferry service from Seisia Jetty for a scenic crossing to Thursday Island in the comfort a large stable catamaran.
8:00 am Ferry Departs Seisia Jetty
9:15 am Disembark Thursday Is.(we recommend you make a comfort stop on the ferry enroute to T.I.)
9:20 am Depart Peddell’s Thursday Is. Locally Guided Scenic and Historic Island Bus Tour to Green Hill Fort, museum, Pearlers Memorial at historic cemetery, scenic drive and the most in depth and entertaining commentary. Includes Museum admission *For tour detail please click here Thursday Island Tour with Local Guides
10:55 am Disembark Bus Tour
11:00 am Depart McDonald’s Scheduled Ferry to Horn Island (15-20 min one way crossing)
11:30 am Depart WWII Tour Experience Horn Island (lunch, tour, museum – order varies)
2:00 pm Depart Horn Island with McDonald’s Scheduled Ferry
2:15 pm Board Peddell’s Ferry Thursday Is. – Seisia
2:30 pm Depart for Peddell’s Ferry Thursday Is. – Seisia
3:45 pm Arrive Seisia and disembark
Two Island Tour
with Horn Island Asian Style Buffet Lunch $270.30 , Cold Lunch (School style cut lunch) $243.80 , BYO Lunch $222.30 – 2017
Concession (applies only to Peddells ferry service sector)
with Asian Style Buffet Lunch $212.30 , Cold (School style cut lunch) Lunch $185.80, BYO Lunch $164.30 – 2017
Buffet Lunch $138.65, Cold Lunch(School style cut lunch) $128.65, BYO Lunch $111.15 – 2017 rates
*Buffet Lunch at Gateway Restaurant Horn Island charge an additional fees on public holidays
Please click Book Online to check availability or contact us by phone Monday to Friday between 9am and 2.30 pm 0740691551 on Thursday Island.
Travellers Tips : Touring two island in a day? Make a comfort stop on the ferry from Seisia prior to disembarking at T.I. so as not to miss your tour! Carry your personal bottle of water with you throughout the day. Prior to booking check gazetted and local public holidays. Ferries operate scheduled departures and board 15 minutes prior. Child is 5-14 yrs. Under 5yrs no charge but booking required.