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Archie 100 + Ferry

Take the ferry to experience a century of the Archibald Prize

Image: Wes Walters, Molly (detail) 1983 - oil on canvas, 183 x 183 cm. Collection of Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum, Melbourne © Estate of Wes Walters.

Archie 100 Entry + Return Ferry Packages Now Available

Geelong Gallery hosts Archie 100:
6 November 2021 to 20 February 2022

Between the 6 November 2021 to 20 February 2022, Geelong Gallery is the exclusive Victorian venue to host the Art Gallery of New South Wales exhibition, Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize, celebrating 100 years of Australia’s oldest and most-loved portrait award.

Port Phillip Ferries is excited to announce, that as the Official Travel Partner of this exhibition, there will be some very exclusive and limited edition packages available including return ferry tickets and entry to this amazing collection of historical Australian portraits.

Due to COVID restrictions, there are capacity limits in the gallery for each session which means Port Phillip Ferries only has a limited number of gallery+ferry packages available. For details of Geelong Gallery COVID19 safety measures click here. Please see below the session availability and book early to avoid missing out.

Friday Packages

Between 6 Nov 2021 – 20 Feb 2022
The 11.00 am service from Docklands arrives in Geelong on Fridays at 12.30 pm. The Geelong Gallery is a 15-min walk from the Ferry Terminal.

Gallery Session  Allocation
1.00 pm 10 Passengers
1.20 pm 20 Passengers
1.40 pm 20 Passengers

Boarding for the Geelong ferry back to Melbourne commences at 3.40 pm for a 4.00 pm departure.

Saturday Packages

Between 6 Nov 2021 – 20 Feb 2022
The 11.00 am service from Docklands arrives in Geelong on Saturdays at 12.30 pm. The Geelong Gallery is a 15-min walk from the Ferry Terminal.

Gallery Time  Allocation
1.00 pm 10 Passengers
1.40 pm 10 Passengers
2.00 pm 10 Passengers
2.20 pm 10 Passengers

Boarding for the Geelong ferry back to Melbourne commences at 3.40 pm for a 4.00 pm departure.

Sunday Packages

Between 6 Nov 2021 – 20 Feb 2022
The 11.00 am service from Docklands arrives in Geelong on Sundays at 12.30 pm. The Geelong Gallery is a 15-min walk from the Ferry Terminal.

Gallery Time  Allocation
1.00 pm 10 Passengers
1.40 pm 10 Passengers
2.00 pm 10 Passengers
2.20 pm 10 Passengers

Boarding for the Geelong ferry back to Melbourne commences at 3.40 pm for a 4.00 pm departure.

We’ve Got All The Feels…

Easy.  Roomy.  Relaxed.  Friendly.  Comfortable. Did we mention coffee for the morning, and a licensed cafe for the commute home? No, we’re not kidding.

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Get some work done, listen to a podcast, chat with a friend or post photos of your beautiful ferry trip on social media.

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Choose a window seat or sun yourself on an outdoor deck. We guarantee you a seat on every journey, with tables and drop down trays if you so require.

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We cruise direct to Victoria Harbour, Docklands. Directly across from Marvel Stadium (formerly Etihad) and seconds away from the free CBD tram network.

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Regular cruiser? Buy a 10 or 25 pass online and enjoy the savings. Why? Because we like to reward our game-changing friends.

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Caffeine to start your day? You go it! Our on-board café offers barista made coffee and snacks.

Pre-dinner drink? Sure thing. Our cafe is now licensed.

 

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