Complete Southern End Transfer Package – Thorsborne Trail Transfer
Transfers TO and FROM the Southern End (Lucinda to George Point and George Point return to Lucinda).
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Medium Group
Transfers TO and FROM the southern end of the Thorsborne Trail (Lucinda to George Point and George Point return to Lucinda) with Hinchinbrook Island Cruises.
Our Ferry Company have 2 ferries which enables us to accommodate large groups. Both ferries are fast, have comfortable seating and shade.
Please keep in mind that 90% of hikers walk the Thorsborne Trail north to south (Ramsay Bay to George Point). The reason for this is when commencing the Thorsborne Trail, your backpack is at maximum weight and this direction is easier for the start of your trip.
But the direction of your hike isn’t limited by the transfers – we do both directions!
Full details required for the transfers including transfer dates and times will be confirmed by email upon booking.
There are so many ways to complete the Thorsborne Trail! If you want to talk to someone about all the options and the best way to go, give us a call on (07) 4066 8248. We have completed the hike, and can give you the right information!
Times – Departure and Pickup
George Point – Due to tidal constraints the times for George Point vary daily. View the tentative schedule (to be confirmed in advance) here.
Transfers are tide dependent!
This Package is popular for those who haven’t the necessary time, or our unable to walk the complete Thorsborne Trail for whatever reason. It allows them to still experience a part of the Trail and beauty of Hinchinbrook Island, be it for 1, 2 or 3 nights.
It allows them to trek and camp for as long as preferred, and return to the same arrival location to be transferred back to the mainland.
Being the longest serving ferry company operating to both ends of the Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook Island Cruises are able to offer the most convenient transfers for those walking this world renowned trail.
$140.00 per adult (15 years & over)
$120.00 per child (5-14 years)
Toddlers 0-4 years are free
Hinchinbrook Hiking Gear offer great hire packages for all your hiking/camping needs including backpacks, tents, sleeping and cooking gear!
NOTE: It is your responsibility to book and obtain Camping Permits for the Thorsborne Trail. For much more information, including maps and track notes about the Thorsborne Trail, and to Book Permits go to the Department of National Parks website.
A 10% cancellation fee will apply to all bookings. No refunds will be given for cancellations if 30 days notice is not given prior to date of travel. The purchased ticket is valid for one year from date of issue, but is subject to re-booking.
The boat transfers to and from George Point and Cardwell are subject to changes to time and inclement weather. If weather precludes us from the Channel experience (very rarely), we will transfer you by bus (at Hinchinbrook Island Cruises expense) to or from Lucinda. We will still transfer you, by our Lucinda based boat, to or from George Point.
In other cases the transfer may be limited by tide conditions (some areas impassable at low tide).
90% of hikers walk the Thorsborne Trail North to South (Ramsay Bay to George Point). The reason for this is when commencing the Thorsborne Trail, your backpack is at maximum weight. When breaking down the 32Km, Ramsay Bay to Zoe Bay is less strenuous then Zoe Bay to George Point. Over the hike your backpack gets lighter for the tougher terrain.
Yes! For much more information, including maps and track notes about the Thorsborne Trail, and to Book Permits go to the Department of National Parks website.