Tours & Transport

Key Features: Non-stop transport between Melbourne CBD and the Bellarine Peninsula

Port Phillip Ferries Docklands Terminal, Harbour Esplanade, Docklands VIC

+61 3 9514 8959

Opening Hours

  • 365 days a year
  • 2 return trips per day
  • Weekend schedule differs from mid week
  • See website for up-to-date cruising times.

Port Phillip Ferries

Geelong & Bellarine Peninsula

Port Phillip Ferries is not just a passenger ferry service. They connect people with experiences and adventures across the bay with daily services from Docklands to Geelong and Portarlington. There is so much to explore in these untapped regions on the other side of the bay, and starting the journey with a ferry ride is all part of the adventure. After all Getting there is half the fun.

From winery tours and long lunches at the House of Jack Rabbit, to walking tours and overnight stays in Geelong, Port Phillip Ferries have a range of packages available on their website that make exploring Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula really easy. Whether it’s a tour bus, an E-Bike or the Q-Train, there are so many options of getting around once you arrive it makes planning a breeze.

Port Phillip Ferries’ purpose-built vessels cater to all the creature comforts. Think on-board licensed café, barista-made coffee, free Wi-Fi, bike racks, charging stations and endless scenic views. Arrive relaxed, invigorated and ready to take on your coastal adventure – no car keys or traffic necessary.

Both ferries are easily accessible for all via boarding ramps, and they comfortably accommodate wheelchairs, motorised mobility scooters, and prams. There are also 20 free bike racks on board if you want to make your own tracks and just go for a ride.

So make Port Phillip Ferries the first port of call when looking to explore Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula.

For all timetables, tour packages, transport options and bookings please visit the website >

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Special Features

  • The ONLY vessel to transport passengers across the bay direct from Melbourne CBD to The Bellarine Peninsula.


  • COVID CAPACITY – 200 passengers
  • COVID Bookings: Tickets must be pre-booked online only. There are no landside or onboard sales.
  • Outdoor deck for fresh air during the trip
  • 15 bicycles per trip
  • 4 wheelchairs per trip

Group Facilities

  • Groups are welcome
  • Assist with transfers and facilitating experiences
  • Separate decks to provide private space
  • TV screens available for presentations on board
  • Book on line or contact us direct to tailor a service