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4 weeks ago
“It’s a modern jetty”
14 Jul 2018
“Enjoyable visit”
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Esplanade, Thursday Island, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The facility is a jetty, predominately for the ferries connecting TI and Horn Island. There were local kids fishing and swimming nearby (even though there were beware of croc signs) Well done to the Horn Island Community, the young people were friendly and said hello...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rix_11
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Great jetty! We loved watching people (including children) catch enormous fish one after the other - great entertainment.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jill H
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I wandered down here each morning during my visit for a stroll and enjoyed the tranquil view. At times, the jetty was filled with locals fishing and one occasion, I saw five fish hauled in during my ten-minute visit. They were fishing without bait sometimes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jjw17s
Reviewed 17 June 2018

A couple of good sized fish were caught also a 3 metre lemon shark which managed to escape the hook. A baby crocodile was playing along the waters edge.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dianne004500
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JPWilso
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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Familytour4
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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank scottmanRockhampton
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank hosta66
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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank JGDynamo
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Tony K
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Response from dianne004500 | Reviewed this property |
Horn Island to Thursday Island is a short ferry ride .Around $12 one way, $18 return. They run regularly as the local people use this for shopping and school kids also commute.
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