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Horn Island Jetty

Esplanade, Thursday Island, Queensland, Australia
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13 Sep 2017
“Great facility”
1 May 2017
“A local hub, lively!”
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Esplanade, Thursday Island, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Plenty of room for boats even with the ferries and water taxis coming and going. Long boat ramp that is reasonably protected and fresh water available. There is a great cafe on the street before you turn onto the jetty

Thank JPWilso
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Jetty has alot of coming and going's, so its a great place to get a feel for the area and people watch. Fishing off the Jetty is a local favourite and we saw a few good fish being landed by young kids and old...More

Thank Familytour4
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

I saw a metre long Spanish mackerel caught here one afternoon last week, i saw a shark swimming by. The ferry and bus shuttle service to the airport is excellent here

Thank scottmanRockhampton
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This jetty is used for loading and unloading of people who go to/from the airport. The jetty also as a small boat ramp suitable for very small towable boats. Children often fish from here while waiting.

Thank hosta66
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Horn Island Jetty is a nice place to watch the boats and ships come in, loading and unloading, fishing vessels and pearlers doing their thing. At least you know that when you order fish here it’s gonna be fresh, like just pulled from the sea...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Yep, it's a working wharf alright. It's not too scenic but the comings and goings are interesting, particularly when the container barge arrives. There is so much more to see and enjoy on Horn, one of the largest islands in the Torres Straight.

3  Thank HappyBuddha247
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

The walk along the jetty and foreshore is lovely. The information along the path explains the history of settlement on the island and the sculptures provide a visual reference to the marine life, indigenous history and some of the industry (pearling).

2  Thank CheetahgirlBris
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

With fishermen and boats coming and going a lot makes for interesting observing. Sunset was nice also but didn't get up for sunrise.

1  Thank ozdrifter
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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Well, you can't get to Thursday Island without using this jetty! Charter boats, local people fishing, tours, all depart from here.

Thank RobYoungAust
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

I arrived after a lengthy flight from Southern australia via Cairns to the Horn Island airport. A short bus ride from the airport to this location to reach Thursday Island. The bus works with the water ferries to provide transport to the surounding Islands that...More

Thank BRENTON J
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