Ferry Ticket

27 May 2020

NPA Regional Council operates the Jardine River Ferry service, connecting Northern and Southern stretches of Peninsula Development Road.

Please be advised:- The Jardine Ferry has no reopened 7 days a week - 8am to 6pm, with a one hour break betweek 12pm - 1pm, with the exception of some public/gazetted holidays.

You will still need to obtain approval for travel from the NPA LDMG. Please contact Bamaga office on 0740904120 if requiring further information. 
Please ensure you have the required “approved documentation” before you travel in order to cross over on the Ferry. You will be refused crossing on the Ferry if you do not have the correct paperwork.

Weipa is now a designated area within the northern Biosecurity zone.  


Tickets for the Ferry can be purchased below.

For all online bookings, please provide the printed ticket, an email confirmation or if your unable to provide a physical copy, please provide the proof of purchase on a mobile device to the Jardine Ferry roadhouse staff before boarding the ferry. 

Enquiries: Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council - Bamaga
Ph: 07 4090 4100 or 0740904120
Ferry Roadhouse: 07 40691369
Email:  or

For travel date changes only- please email and clearly mark subject line with - Date changes for Travel - Jardine Ferry.

Should you experience any difficulties with the online bookings, Tickets can also be purchased through the NPARC Head Office, based at 180 Adidi Street, Bamaga (opposite the Post Office) by calling (07) 4090 4100 or (07) 4090 4120.


Need a Camping Ticket?

Click here to purchase a Jardine Roadhouse Camping Ground Ticket