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Cruises & boat tours

South Channel Fort Tour

03 5258 4019

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South Bay Eco Adventures

A unique and highly significant 19th Century artificial island, built as part of the strategic defence network of Port Phillip when Melbourne was vulnerable to invasion for its gold riches.

Access the labyrinth of underground passages small lobbies and magazines, and be privy to the stunning views over the bay.

Sturdy walking shoes are recommended. A degree of mobility is also required. If you are unsure please call their friendly staff.

Price & booking


$90.00 - $225.00

Adults $90 Two adults and two children $225

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Days of operation:
  • Birdwatching
  • Self guided

Tour operator

South Bay Eco Adventures is an award winning ecotourism company specialising in sightseeing boat tours of Southern Port Phillip Bay, the Rip and Port Phillip Heads.

View the spectacular Rip, the stretch of water connecting the bay and Bass Strait and discover the wildlife that calls Port Phillip Bay home, including dolphins, seals, whales, penguins and sea birds.

Explore areas only accessible by boat, on an up close nature-based adventure highlighting the unique history, wildlife and coastal landscape of Southern Port Phillip Bay.

The purpose-built eco boat offers exceptional visibility for everyone on board, with a design that ensures a smooth, stable and comfortable ride.

Tours operate daily between October and May from Queenscliff Harbour.