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Maggie Discovery Eco Tour

Maggie Discovery Eco Tour

Aquascene Magnetic Island - we love sharing special places you may not find on your own. Experience the beauty of Magnetic Island from above and below the water on our personalised adventures. Voted #7 in Top 10 Experiences in the World*

Multi-Award winning Aquascene are known for their exceptional tour experiences. A locally owned and operated family business, they have been sharing special places with guests for over 20 years. 

What makes us unique......having grown up on this beautiful island and calling it our home for over 38 years allows us to share some special places, stories and history with you. 

Experience and connect to the beauty of Magnetic Island from above and below the water on our personalised tours, relax as you enjoy the stunning surroundings, swim, snorkel, discover, learn, meet some wildlife friends and a whole lot more......adventures for everyone !


  • Adults $155 
  • Children $114 (2-14 years)    Toddlers & Babies under 23 mths - Free (All young children Must be accompanied by 2 adults)
  • Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, QLD  (Australia)
  • Departs 8.15am - Returns 1.15pm

Suitable for all ages and abilities. 

Accessible for people living with disability - contact us for more information.

Our 11-meter spacious catamaran is custom designed to suit exactly what we do on tour, for you that means:

  • Easy access in and out of the water
  • Direct to beach access
  • Direct to fringing reef access - come and go from the boat as you please when you snorkel
  • Mobility aid friendly boat
  • Shaded and cool deck area
  • Stable & comfortable boat
  • Toilet / change room facilities

Our happy, experienced crew will give you an amazing experience you will never forget.

YOUR MAGGIE DISCOVERY TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Snorkelling special locations
  • Morning tea in a stunning secluded beach/bay
  • Interaction with marine & wildlife friends
  • Marine & reef education with 
  • Friendly commentary on the history and environment of Magnetic Island and some stories to share
  • Friendly and experienced crew who absolutely love what they do and sharing a special day with 
  • Tea/coffee/water 
  • sweet morning tea/fruit platter


All equipment provided:

  • Snorkelling mask/fins/snorkel
  • UV stinger suits / wetsuits
  • Stand-Up Paddleboards
  • Pool noodles / flotation devices
  • Boogie Boards
  • Portable floating pontoon

WHAT TO BRING: 

Camera
Bathers
Towel
Sunscreen
Hat
Jacket or jumper in the cooler months (May - Sept)
Polaroid sunglasses are a bonus as they bring out the colours of the water and fringing reef when viewing from Aquascene
Water bottle
Any extra snacks/drinks you wish  


**Cruise times are approximate for our return time, we are well known for having "one last look" and this can mean a later return on our cruises. (Just advise us if you have to be back to Nelly Bay by a certain time.)

  • Duration : 5 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $155.00

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Circumnavigation Magnetic Island Tour × × × × × × ×
Circumnavigation Magnetic Island Tour

Circumnavigation Magnetic Island Tour

Discover the beauty of Magnetic Island from above and below the water as we share with you our Island home, we are all about the WOW moments! Relax as you take in the beautiful surroundings, swim, snorkel, discover and a whole lot more....

ABOUT

AQUASCENE MAGNETIC ISLAND is the 2022 SILVER Winner for Tours & Transport and 

BRONZE Winner for Adventure Tourism at the Queensland Tourism Awards.

We are a proud High Standard Tourism Operator with Advanced Eco-Accreditation.

Aquascene offers an authentic and connected experience around Discover the beauty of Magnetic Island from above and below the water as we share with you our Island home, we are all about the WOW moments!

Relax as you take in the beautiful surroundings, swim, snorkel, discover and a whole lot more....

  • Adults $155 pp                            
  • Children $114 pp (2-14 years)    
  • Infants & under 2 - Free  *(It is a requirement that all young children be accompanied by 2 adults)

Duration: Half day  8.30am to 1:15pm
Location: Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, QLD

Our Circumnavigation tour showcases all 23 bays & 28 beaches ensuring you get an entire look at the coastline surround Magnetic Island.

Cruise times are approximate for our return time, we are well known for having "one last look" and this can mean a later return on our cruises. (Just advise us if you have to be back to Nelly Bay by a certain time.)

Experience the best of Magnetic Island from above and below the ocean with Aquascene, a locally owned and operated family business. Over 35 years of local knowledge and stories to share with you.

Aquascene are known for their exceptional tour experiences. Suitable for all ages and abilities. 

Our 11 meter spacious catamaran is custom designed to suit exactly what we do on tour, for you that means:

  • Easy access in and out of the water
  • Direct to beach access
  • Direct to fringing reef access - come and go from the boat as you please when you snorkel
  • Mobility aid friendly boat
  • Shaded and cool deck area
  • Stable & comfortable boat
  • Toilet / change room facilities

Our friendly, experienced crew will give you an amazing experience you will never forget.

YOUR TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Snorkelling beautiful fringing reef
  • Morning Tea - Cakes, Biscuits and seasonal fruit platter - tea / coffee) You are welcome to BYO any other snacks and drinks you wish  
  • Interaction with marine & wildlife friends
  • Marine & reef education
  • Friendly commentary on the history and environment of Magnetic Island and some stories to share
  • Snorkel tuition with our friendly and experienced crew who are also current qualified Patrolling Surf Lifeguards (you may see us on Patrol at Alma Bay on a day off!) 
  • All equipment for snorkelling, fun eco fishing, water activities, Stand-Up Paddle Boards, floating pontoon.

WHAT TO BRING: 
  • Camera
  • Swimwear & Towel
  • Hat / sunscreen (Reef friendly is awesome!)
  • Water Bottle
  • Jacket or jumper in the cooler months (May - Sept)

  • Duration : 5 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $155.00

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Aquascene Magnetic Island Quick Dip Trip × × × × × × ×
Aquascene Magnetic Island Quick Dip Trip

Aquascene Magnetic Island Quick Dip Trip

Join Aquascene Magnetic Island's Quick Dip Trip! Enjoy a snorkel and exploring some bays and beaches all in the one quick trip!

Aquascene Quick Dip Trip is all about having fun & exploring some of our Amazing Coastline with a Snorkel & Afternoon Tea.

Please read the following helpful information and book your tour below.

This tour is available on selected dates only & is dependent on Afternoon Sea Breeze Conditions, Your Skipper will notify you the day before the trip if the trip will not be going ahead as planned.


Our Quick Dip Trip is a 3 hour cruise enjoying a snorkel and scenic tour experience with stories to share.

Departs from Nelly Bay on Magnetic Island    (*guest numbers & weather dependent)

DEPARTURE TIMES MAY VARY IN COOLER MONTHS 


Your tour includes:

  • One snorkel experience
  • Afternoon tea in a beautiful location
What to bring:  

Wear comfortable casual clothing

  • Towel / Swim wear
  • Camera
  • Jacket / Jumper (in the cooler months of May - Sept)​​


CANCELLATION OF BOOKINGS

If you are unwell, we request that you contact us as soon as possible and we will offer you options of a refund or transfer to a suitable date in the future.
You will not be able to join the tour if you are unwell.

Cancellation
We are human here at Aquascene and we do understand that situations can happen that may mean you have to change or cancel your tour with us. Please phone us and we will do our best to accommodate your situation if it is possible.
The following fees MAY apply if there is a no show or minimal notice given to us. School holidays are a busy time for us and we like to be able to accommodate everyone, please try and let us know if you think there may be a change in your situation.
A "no show" or less than 24 hours notice – you will be charged full fare
Within 2 days of departure - a 20% admin fee may be deducted from your payment if seats cannot be resold

WEATHER CONDITIONS
Guest comfort is our priority on Aquascene so we don't run our tours if the weather is unpleasant. We are always monitoring the weather conditions and will keep you updated on any changes with our tours.
If a scheduled tour is cancelled by Aquascene due to unpleasant weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances, a transfer to our tour on another day will be offered to you, or a full refund given.

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $119.00

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Sunset & Shipwreck Tour (BYO Drinks & Nibbles) × × × × × × ×
Sunset & Shipwreck Tour (BYO Drinks & Nibbles)

Sunset & Shipwreck Tour (BYO Drinks & Nibbles)

We share with you the history of the "City of Adelaide" shipwreck. Be enchanted by the stories and history of her journey before she came to rest on the shores of Magnetic Island.

Experience a magical connection with some of Magnetic Island's history. 

We bring the shipwreck SS "City of Adelaide" to life as we share her enchanting story
and how she came to rest on the shoreline of Magnetic Island.  ​​

Please read the following helpful information and book your tour below.

This tour is available on selected dates only


Our Sunset & Shipwreck tour is a 2 hour scenic tour focusing on the coastal area between Nelly Bay and Cockle Bay on Magnetic Island. Our destination is the "City of Adelaide" shipwreck where her story will be shared as you enjoy the sunset.    Scenery, stories and history all in the one tour. 


Departs from Magnetic Island  
(*guest numbers & weather dependant)


Your 2-hour tour includes:

  • Visit the scenic coastline between Nelly Bay and Cockle Bay
  • Stories & history of some shipwrecks along the way
  • Scenic bird life
What to bring:  

Wear comfortable casual clothing

  • BYO Beverages & Snacks
  • Camera
  • Jacket / Jumper (in the cooler months of May - Sept)​​

To find us on Magnetic Island:

Please meet us in front of Peppers Resort (Nelly Bay) on the boardwalk area, a short 1 minute walk to the left of the Nelly Bay Sealink ferry terminal.  You will see our Aquascene sign located on the boardwalk area and our friendly Aquascene crew will meet you there and escort you to our boat.

CANCELLATION OF BOOKINGS

If you are unwell, we request that you contact us as soon as possible and we will offer you options of a refund or transfer to a suitable date in the future.
You will not be able to join the tour if you are unwell.

Cancellation
We are human here at Aquascene and we do understand that situations can happen that may mean you have to change or cancel your tour with us. Please phone us and we will do our best to accommodate your situation if it is possible.
The following fees MAY apply if there is a no show or minimal notice given to us. School holidays are a busy time for us and we like to be able to accommodate everyone, please try and let us know if you think there may be a change in your situation.
A "no show" or less than 24 hours notice – you will be charged full fare
Within 2 days of departure - a 20% admin fee may be deducted from your payment if seats cannot be resold

WEATHER CONDITIONS
Guest comfort is our priority on Aquascene so we don't run our tours if the weather is unpleasant. We are always monitoring the weather conditions and will keep you updated on any changes with our tours.
If a scheduled tour is cancelled by Aquascene due to unpleasant weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances, a transfer to our tour on another day will be offered to you, or a full refund given.

  • Duration : 2 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $99.00

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Maggie Discovery Tour - Private Charter × × × × × × ×
Maggie Discovery Tour - Private Charter

Maggie Discovery Tour - Private Charter

Discover the beauty of Magnetic Island from above and below the water as we share with you our Island home, we are all about the WOW moments! Relax as you take in the beautiful surroundings, swim, snorkel, discover and a whole lot more....

YOUR DAY.......YOUR WAY......on a Private Charter with us.


Want to have us all to yourselves, book a private charter and spend the day doing exactly what you wish to do.

We will still show you all our special places that you may not find on your own but you get to spend longer doing all the things you wish to do.

Based on 5 hours.


  • All equipment for all the fun activities is provided. (SUP Boards / Snorkelling Gear / UV Suits / Wetsuits / Floating Fun Pontoon)
  • Enjoy a delicious light morning tea (sweet platter and seasonal fresh fruit platter) and refreshments (tea / coffee) Please BYO water bottles.
  • You can BYO any other snacks / platters / beverages as you wish.





  • Duration : 5 Hours (approx.)

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Sunset Whale Watching Tour × × × × × × ×
Sunset Whale Watching Tour

Sunset Whale Watching Tour

Join Aquascene Magnetic Island's whale tour! Enjoy a beautiful scenic tour as we wait for our whale friends to visit us and learn about the story of "Kanyini".

Aquascene sunset whale watching tour is all about an incredible experience of learning and connecting to our whale friends whilst enjoying an afternoon cruise and sunset. Learn about a special whale called "Kanyini" and listen to live whale songs and communication with our special onboard technology.

Please read the following helpful information and book your tour below.

This tour is available on selected dates only & is dependent on Afternoon Sea Breeze Conditions, Your Skipper will notify you the day before the trip if the trip will not be going ahead as planned.


Our whale watching tour is a 3 hour scenic cruise experience with stories to share about our whale friends.

Departs from Nelly Bay on Magnetic Island    (*guest numbers & weather dependent)

Departures times may vary depending on sunset times

Your tour includes:

  • Scenic sunset cruise along part of Magnetic Island's coastline
  • Informative talks with Master Reef Guides
  • Hearing the whales with our onboard technology
  • Afternoon tea and refreshments
What to bring:  

Wear comfortable casual clothing

  • Camera
  • Jacket / Jumper (in the cooler months of May - Sept)​​


CANCELLATION OF BOOKINGS

If you are unwell, we request that you contact us as soon as possible and we will offer you options of a refund or transfer to a suitable date in the future.
You will not be able to join the tour if you are unwell.

Cancellation
We are human here at Aquascene and we do understand that situations can happen that may mean you have to change or cancel your tour with us. Please phone us and we will do our best to accommodate your situation if it is possible.
The following fees MAY apply if there is a no show or minimal notice given to us. School holidays are a busy time for us and we like to be able to accommodate everyone, please try and let us know if you think there may be a change in your situation.
A "no show" or less than 24 hours notice – you will be charged full fare
Within 2 days of departure - a 20% admin fee may be deducted from your payment if seats cannot be resold

WEATHER CONDITIONS
Guest comfort is our priority on Aquascene so we don't run our tours if the weather is unpleasant. We are always monitoring the weather conditions and will keep you updated on any changes with our tours.
If a scheduled tour is cancelled by Aquascene due to unpleasant weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances, a transfer to our tour on another day will be offered to you, or a full refund given.

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $135.00

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