Seniors Sale 1/2 price
Aug
6
to Aug 31

Seniors Sale 1/2 price

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Our new senior special, is almost too good to be true!  Get yourself 1/2 price fares on Mondays and Tuesdays until the end of Winter! No, we're not kidding!

So whether you're exploring Docklands, or the beauty of Portarlington, it's never been easier to hop on (and off) at either side of the bay.  Cruise in absolute comfort on our 400 seat vessel. It's warm, safe and friendly for all seniors groups! 

Grab your seat now... so you don't miss out.

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VIP Bongo Tour
Aug
11
to Nov 30

VIP Bongo Tour

Fergo's Bongo tours are pleased to announce the recent addition to our fleet, we can now offer a VIP Tour service in our 8 seater people mover , this unit is full luxury , leather seating, zoned heating and cooling , electric dual side doors for easy access.

The introduction of this unit now lets us offer our patrons an additional service with customer specific  tours to the numerous eateries, wineries and all the other interesting things to see and do around the Bellarine Peninsula.

Give Leonie a call to book your next tour 0419-345147

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Ferry to the Footy
Aug
26
to Sep 9

Ferry to the Footy

  • Victoria Harbour Docklands (map)
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There's nothing like being among the crowd and watching live aussie rules football! Nothing. The atmosphere, the crowd, the banter, the cheers... and the action!  

Forget the hassle of getting there (the parking, the traffic and the jams) and instead ferry it to the footy!  Disembark at the doorstep of Etihad - or make the additional short journey to the MCG - wherever you're going, travelling to the footy just got easier... more scenic... and... well... just better.

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Bay cruise & private tasting
Aug
27
11:00am11:00am

Bay cruise & private tasting

Cruise across the bay to the savour some of the oldest and most renowned wines of the Bellarine. Journey in comfort on board Port Phillip Ferries, to be delivered to the coastal town of Portarlington. A courtesy bus will be waiting at the pier to deliver you to Scotchmans Hill Winery. As you arrive you’ll admire breathtaking views over the vineyard and Port Phillip Bay.

In an intimate private tasting experience, you with enjoy 2 brackets of wine, including some exclusive wines. Led by an expert member of staff enjoy the wines along with local platters of antipasto and cheese.

This exclusive experience is limited to 20 people.

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Father's Day at Scotchmans Hill Winery
Sep
3
11:30am11:30am

Father's Day at Scotchmans Hill Winery

Sparkling on arrival, with brief history of Scotchmans Hill and (weather permitting) a guided stroll up to the Norfolk Vineyard, which has the oldest commercial Pinot Noir vines in the Bellarine Peninsula.

In the private tasting room, enjoy a structured tasting of 2 brackets of wines, including some exclusive Pinot Noir & Shiraz vintages, all led by an expert member of staff

Antipasto & cheese platters provided

$20 per person – but only 20 places available

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Father's Day at Basils Farm
Sep
3
12:30pm12:30pm

Father's Day at Basils Farm

Don’t forget Dad’s special day! Book lunch at Basils Cafe for Father’s Day and they will give Dad a free beer or glass of wine (if you pre book and spend $50 or more).

Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, great house made dishes and local artisan beers and wines with some of the best views on the Bellarine.

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Bay cruise & private tasting
Sep
24
11:00am11:00am

Bay cruise & private tasting

Cruise across the bay to the savour some of the oldest and most renowned wines of the Bellarine. Journey in comfort on board Port Phillip Ferries, to be delivered to the coastal town of Portarlington. A courtesy bus will be waiting at the pier to deliver you to Scotchmans Hill Winery. As you arrive you’ll admire breathtaking views over the vineyard and Port Phillip Bay.

In an intimate private tasting experience, you with enjoy 2 brackets of wine, including some exclusive wines. Led by an expert member of staff enjoy the wines along with local platters of antipasto and cheese.

This exclusive experience is limited to 20 people.

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 Bay cruise & private tasting
Oct
29
11:00am11:00am

Bay cruise & private tasting

Cruise across the bay to the savour some of the oldest and most renowned wines of the Bellarine. Journey in comfort on board Port Phillip Ferries, to be delivered to the coastal town of Portarlington. A courtesy bus will be waiting at the pier to deliver you to Scotchmans Hill Winery. As you arrive you’ll admire breathtaking views over the vineyard and Port Phillip Bay.

In an intimate private tasting experience, you with enjoy 2 brackets of wine, including some exclusive wines. Led by an expert member of staff enjoy the wines along with local platters of antipasto and cheese.

This exclusive experience is limited to 20 people.

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Queenscliff Music Festival
Nov
24
to Nov 26

Queenscliff Music Festival

Celebrating it's 21st year, the Queenscliff Music Festival once again hits the shores of Queenscliff this November 24 - 26.
With a reputation for providing an intimate festival experience that threads its way through the quaint little venues in town, the festival grounds and gorgeous seaside views all within minutes walking distance.

Click to find out how to get there and where to stay!

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International Pinot Noir Day Celebration
Aug
20
1:00pm 1:00pm

International Pinot Noir Day Celebration

Sparkling on arrival, with brief history of Scotchmans Hill and (weather permitting) a guided stroll up to the Norfolk Vineyard, which has the oldest commercial Pinot Noir vines in the Bellarine Peninsula.

In the Scotchmans Hill Private Tasting Room, enjoy a structured tasting of 2 brackets of wines, including some exclusive Pinot Noir vintages, all led by an expert member of staff

Antipasto & cheese platters provided

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Geelong vs Collingwood . A day trip to the G
Aug
19
9:00am 9:00am

Geelong vs Collingwood . A day trip to the G

A blockbuster game between traditional rivals, Cats vs Magpies.

Make it a true Melbourne experience starting with a cruise from Portarlington direct to Melbourne. Once you arrive hop on the free trams to grab a bite of lunch before the game.

Make your way to the MCG for a 1.45pm kick off and then back to the ferry, post-match, for a 6.15 pm departure back to The Bellarine.

Wear your colours with pride and may the best team win!

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Glow Festival Workshops
Aug
15
12:30pm12:30pm

Glow Festival Workshops

Come and learn new skills with a series of exclusive workshops that will take you behind the scenes of well-known Docklands restaurants, businesses and bars.
There is something for everyone from ice skating lessons at the O’Brien Group Arena to a hands-on porchetta-making class at Saluministi or a cutting-edge class on 3D printing.

Whether it be for date night, a team-building activity or just a way to spend a fun winter evening with friends, get to know Docklands first-hand with experiences guaranteed to ignite your senses in the Winter Glow Workshops.

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Winter Gardening Workshop @ Basils Farm
Jul
22
10:00am10:00am

Winter Gardening Workshop @ Basils Farm

Everything you need to know to grow healthy and fresh organic food throughout the seasons. Utilising permaculture design principles and sustainable practices, drawing on the skills of Basils in-house gardening gurus Ben (Permaculture Gardener) and Igor (Farm Manager) to help turn your garden into one of abundance, health and beauty.
 

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The Creators Market - Bellarine
Jul
22
10:00am10:00am

The Creators Market - Bellarine

The Creators Market will take over the Bellarine Peninsula’s Terindah Wine Estate for one day only bringing together some of the region’s most talented artists, designers, crafters and culinary creators from 10:00am until 3:00 pm.

This beautiful boutique venue is located among the vines at 90 McAdams Ln, Bellarine VIC. Parking is available on site.

Warm up your winter with a glass (or take home a bottle or two) of Victoria’s tastiest wines while soaking up the gorgeous views and supporting Victorian producers. Terindah Estate is located less than 80 minutes from Melbourne's CBD and only 20 minutes from Geelong.

In Melbourne and keen to leave the car at home? Why not make a day... of it and grab the ferry from the Melbourne Docklands with Port Phillip Ferries and enjoy a free ‘hop on hop off’ bus service to experience a day of visiting local wineries, including Terindah Estate.

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Winter Cooking Classes at Terindah Estate
Jul
16
to Aug 3

Winter Cooking Classes at Terindah Estate

Join us for a winter cooking class and dinner party at Terindah Estate. Participants can enjoy all the dishes prepared on the night around a beautifully set table, with matching wines. Classes are designed for food lovers of all cooking abilities in a relaxed and informal setting. Learn from our qualified Chefs how to create a range of delectable dishes for you to replicate at home using fresh, seasonal and locally grown produce.  

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Geelong vs Hawthorn - A day trip to the G
Jul
15
9:00am 9:00am

Geelong vs Hawthorn - A day trip to the G

A blockbuster game with the traditional rivals, Cats vs Hawks. Make this Saturday a true Melbourne experience starting with a cruise from Portarlington direct to Melbourne. Once you arrive hop on the free trams to grab a bite of lunch before the game.

Make your way to the MCG for a 1.45pm kick off and then back to the ferry, post-match, for a 6.15 pm departure back to The Bellarine.

May the best team win!

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BJORN TO BE WILD - THE AUSTRALIAN ABBA TRIBUTE SHOW
Jul
8
7:30pm 7:30pm

BJORN TO BE WILD - THE AUSTRALIAN ABBA TRIBUTE SHOW

Collectively providing decades of professional performance experience, Fireside ABBA - Bjorn to be Wild guarantees to reignite the soul, fun and music of this legendary group which successfully crossed as many genres as it has generations. With every song a memory, everybody will be singing along and who knows, you might just discover your Inner Dancing Queen...

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Winter Shiraz Weekend
Jul
7
to Jul 9

Winter Shiraz Weekend

Everyone is invited to join us for the second year of our highly anticipated annual wine event, Winter Shiraz Weekend – A Celebration of Geelong Wine on 8 & 9 July 2017.  Enjoy two days of beautiful wine, food and entertainment as the region basks in the midwinter glow.

You'll have a chance to ‘meet the makers’ with knowledgeable local vignerons and producers leading you on a path of wine discovery.  Take a tour around and visit as many of the participating wineries as you like.

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Holi-yay Family Pass
Jul
1
to Jul 16

Holi-yay Family Pass

We are so excited to offer our 1st Holi-yay Family Pass.

Bring the family on their maiden voyage across the bay for a dose of vitamin Sea.

Travel to Portarlington for an escape from the city, enjoy fish and chips or a vanilla slice from the Portarlington Bakehouse.

Travel to Docklands for a big adventure with Art Vo, Melbourne Star, Glow Golf or Ice Skating.

Valid for the holidays, July 1 -July 16. $69 return for 2 adults + 2 children.

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Firelight Festival Docklands
Jun
30
to Jul 2

Firelight Festival Docklands

A festival of creativity, fire and food. Firelight takes the traditions of a winter solstice harvest and combines this with a modern celebration of arts, music, food, fire and fun. Attendees can expect roving performers from fire breathers and dancers, drummers, and musicians. At the culmination of each night, a large sculpture will be set on fire with a fireworks display as the backdrop.

This is a free event.

Fri: 5pm – 9pm

Sat: 5pm – 9pm

Sun: 5pm – 9pm

 

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Portarlington Market
Jun
25
9:00am 9:00am

Portarlington Market

About: Enjoy the fresh see breeze as you stroll through the parkland that takes in the best views of Port Phillip Bay while watching the local mussel boats and fishermen go about their trades. The market stalls include farm fresh produce, toys, books and music. Select from a great range of arts, crafts, gifts and home wares or fashion for the whole family, even the pets. You will always find a hat at this market!
When: Last Sunday of every month.

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Animal Extravaganza
Jun
11
to Jun 16

Animal Extravaganza

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Weekends are about to get a whole lot more fun at Harbour Town Melbourne with animal character live shows and meet & greets, farm pets in the mini nursery, creative craft in the farm workshops, face painting and much more.

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Hawthorn vs Gold Coast at the MCG
Jun
10
9:00am 9:00am

Hawthorn vs Gold Coast at the MCG

Cruise to Melbourne for a day out a the "G"

Depart Portarlington on the 9am ferry with a coffee in hand from the local cafes.

Enjoying a comfortable vantage point while taking in the sights and sounds of the bay on your journey.  Arrive in Docklands only a drop punt away from the free CBD tram network. Grab a bite for lunch in Melbourne before heading off to the MCG for the 1.45pm kick off.

Once the game is over wander back to Docklands for the 5.45 pm ferry departure back to The Bellarine. May the best team win!

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National Celtic Festival
Jun
9
to Jun 12

National Celtic Festival

Kick up your heels in Portarlington at Australia’s premier Celtic Festival with over 20,000 people over the long weekend in June. The event commences on Friday evening and concludes on Monday afternoon, but you can simply visit for the day. The setting of the Portarlington foreshore and surrounding township is an ideal location for people of all ages with heaps of free entertainment and markets as well.

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World Cider Day
Jun
3
11:00am11:00am

World Cider Day

World Cider Day Celebration at Flying Brick Cider Co. Get your party Boots on...a day of fabulous funky fun!

REVEL IN THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE LINE UP!! Be entertained UNDER COVER all day!

ATHOL GUY & THE SEEKERS STORY - Celebrate Australian music Royalty!
TUSK - Fleetwod Mac comes alive with this awesome tribute band.
RON VINCENT SINGS CAT STEVENS - a wonderful intimate musical journey through all the classics
RAMBLE TAMBLE - the Australian Credence Clearwater Revival Show
AND.....TEST PILOT MOLLY - Legendary local cover band!

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Collingwood vs Brisbane at "The G"
May
28
9:00am 9:00am

Collingwood vs Brisbane at "The G"

Depart Portarlington on the 9am ferry with a coffee in hand from the local cafes. Cruise to Docklands and arrive only a drop punt away from the free CBD tram network. Grab a bite for lunch in Melbourne before heading off to the 1.10pm kick off.

Once the game is over wander back to Docklands for the 5.45 pm ferry departure back to The Bellarine.

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Bulldogs vs The Saints @ Etihad Stadium
May
27
9:00am 9:00am

Bulldogs vs The Saints @ Etihad Stadium

Depart Portarlington on the 9am ferry with a coffee in hand from the Portarlington Bakehouse. Cruise to Docklands and arrive only a drop punt away from Etihad Stadium. Take a walk around Victoria Harbour for lunch and a bit of shopping before heading off to the 1.45pm kick off. Once the game is over wander over for the 5.45 pm ferry departure back to The Bellarine

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Essendon vs West Coast Eagles at Etihad Stadium
May
21
9:00am 9:00am

Essendon vs West Coast Eagles at Etihad Stadium

Depart Portarlington on the 9am ferry with a coffee in hand from the Portarlington Bakehouse. Cruise to Docklands and arrive only a drop punt away from Etihad Stadium. Take a walk around Victoria Harbour for lunch and a bit of shopping before heading off to the 1.10 pm kick off. Once the game is over wander over for the 5.45 pm ferry departure back to The Bellarine.

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St Kilda vs Sydney at Etihad Stadium
May
20
9:00am 9:00am

St Kilda vs Sydney at Etihad Stadium

Depart Portarlington on the 9am ferry with a coffee in hand from the Portarlington Bakehouse. Cruise to Docklands and arrive only a drop punt away from Etihad Stadium. Take a walk around Victoria Harbour for lunch and a bit of shopping before heading off to the 1.45pm kick off. Once the game is over wander over for the 5.45 pm ferry departure back to The Bellarine.

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Portarlington Miniature Railway
May
14
to May 21

Portarlington Miniature Railway

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A ride on the Portarlington Bayside Miniature Railway is an unforgettable experience. As the train departs from Point Richards Station your are overcome with the freshness of the ocean breeze, as the train windes through picturesque parkland’s.
Allow yourself to leave behind the modern world and become immersed in the charming atmosphere that our r...ailway has to offer.
Be whirled away into the past and imagine the powerful sounds of a roaring locomotive, with its whistle echoing across the Bay

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Mother's Day at Basils Farm
May
14
8:00am 8:00am

Mother's Day at Basils Farm

Every day we should celebrate our Mum’s but on Sunday 14th May you can show her some extra love and treat her to breakfast or lunch at Basils Farm. Enjoy a 3 course a la carte menu including, entree, main and dessert and a glass of Prosecco or Pn2 Pinot Noir. All Mum’s also receive a beautiful pink rose!

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Mother's Day weekend at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
May
13
to May 14

Mother's Day weekend at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

Let us help you spoil your mum and give her a unique gift this Mother’s Day.  Take your mum sky-high and enjoy wonderful uninterrupted 360-degree views of Melbourne while having some quality time with her.

Come to the Melbourne Star during Mother’s Day weekend (13 & 14 May) where your mum will fly half price!*

Fly between 7pm & 9pm on Mother’s Day (Sunday, 14 May) to enjoy fantastic skyline views of Melbourne by dark. We will spoil your mum with an everlasting rose and a box of wonderful Australian made chocolate pralines which she can share with the whole family.**

Conditions Apply- check their website

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Children Fly Free on the Melbourne Star
Apr
3
to Apr 16

Children Fly Free on the Melbourne Star

Because Port Phillip Ferries want to make sure your holidays are full of adventure, we have partnered with the Melbourne Star-Observation Wheel, where kids can Fly for Free, along with a full paying adult ticket. Simply take your ferry ticket along with you to redeem this offer. Valid for Children 5 - 15 years. It's only a short FREE tram ride away from where the ferry docks.

All aboard!

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Kids Cruise 1/2 Price these School Holidays
Apr
3
to Apr 14

Kids Cruise 1/2 Price these School Holidays

Port Phillip Ferries is offering you the chance to cruise between Portarlington and Melbourne easily and affordably – with children’s ticket prices halved for journeys between Monday and Friday this school holiday period.

Take a cruise to experience the bay and spend some time in the wonderful city of Melbourne or the picturesque coastal town of Portarlington

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Geelong vs North Melbourne @ Etihad Stadium
Apr
2
9:00am 9:00am

Geelong vs North Melbourne @ Etihad Stadium

Make Sunday a true Melbourne experience with a ferry trip direct to Etihad Stadium from The Bellarine to watch the mighty Cats against the Roos.
With enough time before the game to grab lunch in Melbourne and after the game make your way back to the ferry to hopefully celebrate all the way 👌Note: North Melbourne supporters travel at their own risk 😜

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