Tours & Transport

Key Features: Sail between Mornington Peninsula, Phillip Island and French Island

1 Stony Point Road, Crib Point VIC 3919

+61 3 5257 4565

Opening Hours

Open every day. Timetable varies. Public holidays operate on the Saturday timetable. Check website for timetable.

Western Port Ferries

Mornington Peninsula

Sailing between the Mornington Peninsula, French Island and Phillip Island, the fast catamaran, MV Naturaliste, will have you island hopping in no time. Cross Western Port Bay as a foot passenger for a day trip or overnight stay and discover these great destinations.
Western Port Ferries is a great way to get to or from Phillip Island.

The ferries sail from:

  • Stony Point on the Mornington Peninsula, which is only 1 hour from Melbourne by car or train, with the station and car parking only a short stroll to the jetty
  • Cowes Jetty, Phillip Island situated on pristine beaches, parklands and a 5 minute walk from the village of Cowes.
  • Tankerton Jetty, French Island, a large, unspoilt island.

Sail to Phillip Island – Take the 30-minute ferry ride from Stony Point to the village of Cowes. Stay for lunch, visit the brewery, wander the Main Street or enjoy the picturesque beach, all a short stroll from Cowes Jetty. Book a private tour and venture further afield to explore the island.

Sail to French Island – Only 15 minutes from Cowes or Stony Point. French Island is perfect for those interested in getting off grid and back to nature, This eco destination is perfect for off road cycling, hiking and campers. As the island is very large, without many services, pre book a Naturaliste Tours 4WD guided tour.

Western Port Ferries operates every day, 365 days of the year.

NOTE: This product is non-commissionable.

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Special Features

  • Sail to French Island
  • Sail to Phillip Island
  • Link with Naturaliste Tours to explore French Island wildlife and wilderness


95 passengers

Group Facilities

Groups welcome. Advance bookings required.