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Destination(s) 🇦🇺 Australia
Duration 25 Minutes, 54 minutes
Operated by Stradbroke Ferries, Stradbroke Flyer
Sailings Up to 15 times per day
Distance 12 miles, 20 km
2p+Car+Return in our estimation AUD 117
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The ferry from Cleveland to Straddie North takes about 54 minutes. It is a normal ferry service, though what we noticed is that the price for a car on the ferry is quite high. Be careful of those costs. The Cleveland – Dunwich ferry crossing sails up to 15 times per day.

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Port of Arrival Dunwich

The North Stradbroke Island and Cleveland

When you want to get to North Stradbroke Island, you can choose between two ferry operators or a local water taxi. The ferry operators are Sealink and Stradbroke Flyer.


SeaLink has a regular service for both foot passengers and passengers with a vehicle.

  • The SeaLink Passenger Ferry (water taxi) operates 7 days a week to and from North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah).
  • If you want to bring your car, you can book the car ferry.
  • One-way tickets for an adult: AUD $8 to AUD $12
  • One-way tickets for 2 passengers and a car cost approximately A$127
  • Passenger ferry sailing time: 25 minutes

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Stradbroke Flyer

The Stradbroke Flyer is a passenger-only ferry that sails almost every hour during the day.

  • The Flyer water taxi departs from Toondah Harbour, Corner of Middle Street, and Emmett Drive, Cleveland.
  • One-way tickets for an adult: AUD $8 to AUD $12
  • Sailing time: 25 minutes

More information: Stradbroke Flyer

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Tickets and booking

It is often required to buy your ferry tickets well in advance. Some popular ferries get booked up quickly and prices rise accordingly.

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Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Cleveland and Dunwich is currently operated by: Stradbroke Ferries and Stradbroke Flyer.

How long does the Cleveland-Dunwich crossing take?

The fastest travel time of the Cleveland-Dunwich ferry is around 25 minutes. Please arrive early at the harbour and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Cleveland-Dunwich ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Cleveland to Dunwich (or the ferry from Dunwich to Cleveland) Up to 15 times per day. Depending on the season, the number of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Cleveland and Dunwich?

The distance between Cleveland and Dunwich is approximately 12 miles or 20 km.