Why fly into Hamilton Island?
- Mars Charters offers the only Direct Transfers from Hamilton Island to Palm Bay Resort.
- Only a 3 minute transfer from Hamilton Island Airport to our vessels, via Resort Link (or a 10min walk).
- No long bus rides, changing of vessel or multiple bus transfers - it only takes approximately 40 minutes from Hamilton Island!
- Do your shopping at the IGA supermarket on Hamilton Island when you arrive. (just at the top of our marina berth!)
Hamilton Island - Palm Bay (approx. 40min trip)
4pm daily - $65pp (minimum of 2 - eg. if you are the only person on the vessel you will need to pay for 2 tickets)
Palm Bay - Hamilton Island (approx. 40min trip)
7am daily - $50pp (early bird special - great for tours from Hamilton)
10am daily - $65pp (minimum of 2 - eg. if you are the only person on the vessel you will need to pay for 2 tickets) -
Bookings for the 10am time slot close 48hours prior to departure. Please contact us for availability within this period.
Want to Travel at a different time?
If you would like to travel at times when a scheduled service is not available, please contact us. Pricing is as per below.
Private Charter Pricing
1 - 4 total booked passengers: shared total cost of $300
5+ total passengers, price is $65 per person.
Don't forget to check out Tours & Trips from Palm Bay
Vessel Departure Location
Palm Bay Water Taxi is located at Hamilton Island Marina, G Arm. For directions from Hamilton Island Airport, please see image to the left (approx. 10min walk). Alternatively you can jump on a 'Resort Link Taxi' to drop you off at a small charge per person. You can contact Resort Link Taxis on 0437 242 847
The IGA Supermarket is just at the top of G arm, should you wish to do some shopping before your departure.
Don't Forget to book your return Journey!
By clicking 'Book Transfers' you agree to the below terms and conditions.
Terms and Conditions
1. Our vessel carries a maximum of 8 passengers. If the bookings for a service exceed 8 passengers, a second service may operate, approximately 1.5 hours after the scheduled service (in some cases a larger vessel will be used). Please call 1800 202 909 if the service you need is not listed in the booking timetable.
2. The 4pm Hamilton Island to Palm Bay service may be subject to delay waiting for flight arrivals.
3. If you need to travel at times when a scheduled service is not available, please contact us on 1800 202 909.
4. For your safety, this service does not operate when weather conditions are considered unsuitable. We will not be held responsible for any delays, cancellations etc., through weather conditions or other factors outside our control. We recommend you take out travel insurance.
5. **Surcharges Apply if Travelling on Christmas or New Years Day.
6. Transfers changed within 24hrs of travel may incur additional fees.
7. Transfers cancelled within 24hrs of travel will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
8. Pricing and transfer schedule subject to change without notice.
9. Bookings within 24hrs may be subject to Private Charter Pricing if no other bookings have been made.