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Forget the car and treat yourself to a mini break on the Bellarine

Check out our huge range of packages, day trips, and wine tours where everything is taken care of.

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Port Phillip Ferries is not just a passenger ferry service. We connect people and experiences, and we’re on a mission to transform daily travel between Melbourne and the Geelong and Bellarine regions, one cruise at a time.

Our service is enjoyed by daily commuters and leisure travelers 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!

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From the Travel Blog

Using the code: 25FamilyPass

As a very special July School Holiday offer, Port Phillip Ferries are providing 25% OFF Family passes until the 11th of July. That’s a huge saving for 2 Adults and 2 kids to have an amazing adventure across the bay. To receive this discount simply type 25FamilyPass into the promo code field when prompted in the booking system. Check out some adventure ideas below for some inspiration.

‘Must Do’ Family Weekend in Portarlington – Day 1

DAY 1 DOUBLE SHOT LATTE! – (or perhaps an English Breakfast?!) Whatever your style, start the day right and fuel up for your family adventure. Edina Waterfront Café is perfectly positioned with picturesque views across the water. After departing your vessel take the road directly in front of you for a short 5-minute stroll. Here…

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August 2, 2021

Warm-up Winter Weekend – Geelong

Sneak away for a stress-free weekend in the regional capital that truly has it all. Indulge all the senses, as you shop, sip and sightsee around Geelong. REST at the popular Novotel hotel situated in the heart of G Waterfront area and only a short walk once you arrive from your vessel. Featuring newly refurbished…

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July 9, 2021

Melbourne Money dining is officially open

Melbourne Money! The City of Melbourne has launched a new $8.4 million dining initiative in partnership with the Victorian Government, to bring people back into the city and provide much-needed support for our hospitality sector. Diners who spend between $50 and $500 (including GST) in Melbourne’s restaurants, cafes, and bars can now claim a 20…

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July 2, 2021

Read what other's are saying

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Very Enjoyable

"Very enjoyable trip, very punctual, friendly staff, very easy to catch a tram at the Docklands terminal, great day. Seas a little choppy however the ferry is very capable of handling it."

– Laurence E. · Google Reviews
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Smooth and Peaceful

"The ferry trip to Geelong is smooth and peaceful - a change from the bustle of the train ride. Very foggy the day we travelled but would be a delight on a sunny day. Friendly happy staff and excellent on board coffee."

– Victoria A. · Tripadvisor
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Punctual, Clean and Reasonably Priced

"The ferry service between Docklands and Portarlington is superb. There is nothing not to like; it is punctual, clean, fast, welcoming, and reasonably priced. Congratulations to the visionaries who conceived of this service and to all who deliver it every day."

– Paul A. · Facebook
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Perfect Way to Make it to the Wineries

"Perfect way to make it to the wineries on the Bellarine peninsula. I recommend grabbing a coffee on board and then heading off on a winery when you arrive Portarlington."

– Chris M. · Google Reviews
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Friendly and Helpful Staff

"Very sleek fast service. Comfort and cleanliness with friendly helpful staff. The staff are always in sight and keep a watch out as the journey progresses."

– Eileenartmann43 · Tripadvisor
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