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Group Ferry Tickets

Group Adventures That Will Keep You Talking!

Looking for a unique experience for your next group event? If you plan to travel with family, friends, students, workmates or social club then Port Phillip Ferries offer a range of options for those wanting to set sail on Port Phillip Bay complete with touring and accommodation options suited for small to larger groups.

Cruise in absolute comfort on our state-of-the-art, purpose-built vessels. Disembark the ferry and take in all the sights and wonders.  Whether you’re exploring Docklands, Geelong or the beauty of Portarlington, it’s never been easier to hop on (and off) at either side of the bay.

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Bookings for 24 passengers or less require instant payment and can be booked online or over the phone during office hours.

Please note that due to the current COVID-19 contract tracing, all group bookings will require;

1. Full Names

2. Telephone contact for passengers 17 years or older.

3. Instant payment by credit card or debit card (cards must allow payments online)

Alternatively, be sure to check out our Group packages and Seniors groups which include ferry + experience and are operated and booked by our travel partners.

Bookings for 25 passengers or more can be booked online 48 hours prior to travel or by book and hold email inquiry at least 10 days prior to travel > Please email:

All group bookings will require;

1. Full Names

2. Telephone contact for passengers 17 years or older.

3. Online bookings require instant payment. Book and hold bookings require payment 7 days prior to travel.

Be sure to check out Conference & Events, School and Educational, Seniors groups resources.

Locations, Coaches and Parking

Private coach pick-up/drop-off in Docklands

Skybus Stop 7 is located at 141 Harbour Esplanade which is 100m from the Port Phillip Ferries Docklands terminal. Please note: Skybus vehicles have priority when in operation and please advise passengers to take care when disembarking as the drop-off location runs next to a busy bike path.

Private coach pick-up/drop-off in Geelong

Stops are located corner of Brougham & Cunningham St or Moorabool St 250-350m from the Port Phillip Ferries Docklands terminal. Click here to view the map. Please note: Any bus zone with a flag beside it cannot be used as it’s a route service. An alternative option for coaches with passengers that have limited mobility requirements can be prearranged..

Private coach pick-up/drop-off in Portarlington

Stop is located within a short walk of the Portarlington terminal Click here to view the map

Group Boarding

  • We recommend groups to be at boarding at least 30 minutes prior to departure.
  • Boarding opens 20 minutes and closes 3 minutes prior to departure.
  • Port Phillip Ferries is a public ferry service and therefore are unable to hold the vessel for late arrivals.
  • If you intend to board as a group, our crew will require the group leader to assist with checking-in passenger.
  • The group leader should be the last to board from the group booking.
  • For Group Bookings of 100+ or more passengers, we are able to tailor the group’s ticketing and boarding process. Please advise our team at time of booking.