Take the fast ferry from either Geelong or Portarlington and when you arrive in Docklands, your tour bus and tour guide will be waiting to take you on an adventure “up the hill” into the charming villages of the Dandenong Ranges, taking a ride on the now-famous Puffing Billy Steam Train.
If you’re part of a group organization and are looking for new and interesting ideas for day trips, then look no further. Port Phillip Ferries has done all the groundwork for you and put together a variety of self-guided itineraries tailored for all age groups. Be sure to bookmark this page as we’re always updating and adding new itineraries to this page.
Take the fast ferry from either Geelong or Portarlington and when you arrive in Docklands, your tour bus and tour guide will be waiting to take you on an adventure into the rolling hills of South Gippsland.
Take the fast ferry from either Geelong or Portarlington and start your day with a boat cruise across Port Phillip Bay. When you arrive in Docklands, your tour bus and tour guide will be waiting to take you on your next adventure to Arthurs Seat on the Mornington Peninsula.
No matter if you are looking for shade during summer, foliage changes during autumn or blossoms during Spring the Geelong Botanic Gardens has something to entice and delight throughout the year.
The gardens are a 20-minute stroll from Port Phillip Ferries Geelong terminal past the Royal Geelong Yacht Club, turquoise water of Corio Bay, and golden sand of Eastern Beach. Along the way, be sure to meet Geelong’s line-up of iconic bollards depicting famous characters from the city’s rich history.
In the heart of Geelong, and one of the most visited attractions to the region is the National Wool Museum. Built in 1872, the bluestone wool store houses a fabulous collection that weaves the Australian story of wool, textiles, and fibers, its impact on culture and houses contemporary exhibitions and events.
Port Phillip Ferries Geelong Flyer arrives at Geelong terminal Steampacket Pier next to the picturesque Cunningham Pier. The National Wool Museum is only a 5-minute stroll up Moorabool Street and is located on the corner of Brougham Street.