It’s time to set sail on an adventure across the bay. Port Phillip Ferries offers two separate daily services between Portarlington – Docklands (70 minutes); and Geelong – Docklands (90 minutes).
Looking for a regional adventure on Melbourne’s doorstep? Easy. A scenic ferry ride down the Yarra and across Port Phillip and you’ll be off discovering pristine beaches, promenades, and the best spots to wine, dine and explore in up-and-coming Geelong and the Bellarine.
Looking for a relaxed way to travel to Melbourne from the coast? Hop on board at Geelong or Portarlington and sail directly to marvellous Melbourne. Arrive relaxed, invigorated and ready to take on your city adventure – no car keys or traffic necessary.
Both purpose-built vessels cater to all the creature comforts. Think on-board licensed café, barista-made coffee, free Wi-Fi, bike racks, charging stations and endless scenic views.
Each service is accessible for all via boarding ramps, and comfortably facilitate wheelchairs, motorised mobility scooters and prams.
Go under the West Gate instead of over it. There’s no better way to travel, guaranteed.
You’re in Safe Hands: As always, safety is the number one priority for Port Phillip Ferries. They have implemented a number of measures to keep passengers safe on-board during this time including pre-booked tickets only, contactless boarding, social hygiene measures and wearing of fitted face mask.
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Port Phillip Ferries is not just a passenger ferry service. They connect people and experiences, and they are on a mission to transform travel between Melbourne and the Geelong and Bellarine regions, one cruise at a time.
Port Phillip Ferries is enjoyed by travellers who wish to access the coast or the city with ease. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the sights and sounds of Port Phillip Bay. There is no better way to travel, guaranteed.
Port Phillip Ferries is not just a passenger ferry service. They connect people and experiences, and they’re on a mission to transform travel on the Yarra River and Port Phillip Bay, one cruise at a time.
Port Phillip Ferries operate two purpose-built, 400-seat Australian-made 35 metre catamaran ferries. The experienced crew and hospitality staff ensure passengers have a premium guest experience.
Onboard there is plenty of room for social distancing and a cafe serving fresh barista brewed coffee, snacks, and a fully licensed bar. Additional catering options to suit your occasion are available for charter departures.
All vessels are fully accessible with a lower deck providing access to the café, bathrooms, and fabulous views from large panoramic windows. Complimentary Wi-Fi, electronic device charging stations and guaranteed seating, including outdoor access via the rear and forward stairs, provide plenty of amenities to ensure your event is a pleasant one.
Portarlington – Docklands One Way Fares: Adults $16.50, Concessions and Seniors $15, Children (4-16 years) $9, Family Pass (two Adults and two Children): $44.50
Geelong – Docklands One Way Fares: Adults $18, Concessions and Seniors $16, Children (4-16 years) $10, Family Pass (two Adults and two Children): $48.50