Peppers Blue on Blue Resort is a short 25 minute ferry ride from Townsville. The resort is a leisurely stroll from the Magnetic Island ferry terminal. Passenger ferry Sealink Ferries depart to Magnetic Island up to 17 times a day. Bookings are not necessary. Magnetic Island Ferries (departing Monday to Thursday 7 times daily, Fridays 8 services and Saturday to Sunday 6 times daily. Bookings are essential).