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Go under the West Gate instead of over it

Forget the stress of driving down the freeway and take the easy way via fast ferries connecting Melbourne with Geelong and Portarlington. Day trips across the bay are made easy with our wide variety of packages, from wineries and award-winning restaurants to cycling and walking tours. Click below to find out more.

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Hop Aboard!

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!

a close up of a signUnfortunately, we do not allow pets or animals on board unless they have an Assistance Animal Pass. For more details please see our FAQs page > Click Here

On Board Licenced Cafe

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Port Phillip Ferries has a fully licenced cafe of both vessels and at the Melbourne Ferry Terminal. Grab a coffee or a snack on the way over, and enjoy a beer or wine on the way home. Click here to view and download our menu.

Melbourne Ferry Terminal

New Melbourne Ferry Terminal onboard to help re-ignite our return to city life As work begins on the new Melbourne Ferry Terminal, the buzz is building around a vision led by this vibrant new facility in the Victoria Harbour Docklands Precinct, set to attract a fresh injection of commuters to invigorate Docklands and the CBD….

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March 9, 2022

‘Must Do’ Family Weekend in Portarlington

Making Memories – ‘Must Do’ Family Weekend in Portarlington Portarlington, a true hidden gem in the Bellarine, is the perfect destination for a fun-filled weekend with the kids. And whatever their age, there’s an activity that is sure to please! DAY 1 DOUBLE SHOT LATTE! – (or perhaps an English Breakfast?!) Whatever your style, start…

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December 2, 2021

Footy Ferry Is Back

Catch a fast CATamaran to see the Cats in Melbourne Port Phillip Ferries’ Geelong Cats ‘Game-day Services’ to kick-off for the opening round clash at the MCG Port Phillip Ferries are once again partnering with the Geelong Cats to provide ‘Game-day Specials’ for Victorian-based Cats games all season long. Whether it’s at the MCG, Marvel,…

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March 10, 2022

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