Linking the Cape with the Torres Strait

Peddells Thursday Island Tours recognises the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land and sea routes we service. We acknowledge the past and present elders of all Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal people in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Area and respect the culture and lore of all Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal people in our region. We acknowledge the traditional owners;  Kaurareg, Yadhaigana, Wuthathi, Unduyamo and Gudang people, within which whose land and sea the service operates. 





  • Concession Ferry Fares available, Save 50% !   Approved Concession Cards 2022
  • Online Special Ferry + Bus, Save and book online
  • Boarding Ferry is 15 mins prior
  • Reservations are essential
  • Bus Tours Thursday Island departure time is advised on your morning ferry enroute to Seisia – T.I.
  • Bus Tour Thursday Island departure time for those already on T.I., please contact us prior to travel
  • Cashless and Paperless Ticketing is here, please book online
  • Luggage, please take your luggage with you to the ferry at boarding time, 15 mins prior to departures
  • Luggage, when disembarking please take your luggage with you (holding service temporarily suspended)
  • Freight: Book and pay online available for items travelling 2.30 pm TI-Seisia.  Freight to be prepaid and delivered to the office only between 1.30 and 2.00 pm on the day of carriage (not held overnight)
  • Queensland Govt requires you to wear a face mask when travelling on public transport







Your Journey, Your Safety, Our Priority
We want to make sure you don't miss the boat so please be ready to board 15 mins prior also note the gangway lift procedure is 5 mins prior to departure in order for the vessel to physically depart they jetty as scheduled. Reservations are Essential. Book Online or call 0740691551 during office hours. Tickets are also available at our nominated agents within the NPA. N.B. Mask wearing on Public Transport is mandatory. It is important to note that COVID SAFE plans will vary between our facilities according to operational configurations. In booking travel you are responsible for ensuring you are up to date on government travel advice and clear to travel. Peddells Ferry Service are following the advice of the health authorities and the Federal and State governments when making decisions about our vessels, tours and operations. It is your responsibility to keep informed of restrictions that will impact your eligibility to travel. Travellers are responsible for ensuring they are aware of local biosecurity restrictions when travelling Thursday Island to Seisia and Northern Peninsula Area Local alcohol management plans The Public Jetty facilities are tidal, if you wish to discuss access please contact us and we can check tides as required. We wish to take this opportunity to thank you for your patronage of our services and we pay tribute to our reliable, supportive suppliers and hardworking agents and staff for their extra time, effort and can do attitude in readily adapting during these changing times. N.B Ferries either or MV Torres Magic / MV Strait Magic Credit Card Fees 1.5% online / office and onboard 1.9% (mobile Credit Card Square system fees) Peddells Ferry 100% Locally owned and operated

Our Services

Thursday Island

Thursday Is, or Waiben (the place of no water) as locals call it, is the heart of the Torres Strait.

The Team

Meet our amazing crew, here to offer you without a doubt the best service available.

Your Trip

See all Thursday Island has to offer and learn about the rich Torres Strait culture and history.

Job Opportunities

Looking for an exciting career? At Peddells we are always looking for experienced professionals.