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 storyPlease read the following helpful information and book your tour below.
and how she came to rest on the shoreline of Magnetic Island.
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:
What to bring:
- Visit the scenic coastline between Nelly Bay and Cockle Bay
- Stories & history of some shipwrecks along the way
- 2 complimentary refreshments
- Scenic bird life
Wear comfortable casual clothing
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
During COVID-19, we have relaxed our cancellation policy. If you/or anyone in your group is displaying symptoms of COVID-19. If you are unwell, we request that you contact us 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.
NON Covid-19 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
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.