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Australia's most popular car and passenger ferry service, Searoad Ferries, connects the Great Ocean Road and the Bellarine to the Mornington Peninsula.

Experience the beauty of Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay on the 40 minute crossing between Queenscliff and Sorrento. Sail on pristine waters passing three Marine National Parks, view the spectacular coastal scenery and cliff top mansions. Dolphin spotting all year round from the observations decks or from behind glass in the comfortable lounges.

Two specially designed all weather 60 metre ferries have easy drive on / drive off facilities, a lift to the spacious lounges with full-length windows, children's' play area and colouring corner, cafe, Wi-Fi internet and external observation decks.

Whether you are on a road trip or out for the day, there is no better way to see the bay than with Searoad Ferries.

Passengers with vehicles are advised to arrive at the terminals at least 20 minutes prior to departure.

The ferries depart from Queenscliff Harbour, Queenscliff and the Sorrento Pier, Sorrento every hour on the hour from 7:00am to 6:00pm daily.

Both vessels are fully equipped to cater for passengers with disabilities, including an internal lift from the vehicle deck to the passenger lounge.

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Price & booking


$8.00 - $73.00

One way prices - Foot passenger $8 for children, $10 for concessions, $11 for adults; Car, driver and one passenger is $73.

Queenscliff - Sorrento

Searoad Ferries, Australia's favourite car and passenger ferry service, operates between Queenscliff and Sorrento on the hour between 7:00am and 6:00pm seven days of the week, everyday of the year. Two all weather ferries cross Port Phillip Bay 24 times a day, seven days a week. Each vessel carries up to 700 passengers and 75 vehicles. Easy drive on / drive off facilities. The crossing is 40 minutes.

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  • Non smoking establishment
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
Tourism awards:
  • 2014 - Victorian Tourism Awards
  • 2015 - Victorian Tourism Awards
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Visitor Information Centre

  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times
  • Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf