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Searoad Ferries

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five star service and ride experience

of all the ferries I have boarded so far, this must be the cosiest and most passenger friendly. As... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
siokjin
Kids Love It

If you’re driving around from Melbourne Sth East suburbs to the bellarine peninsula the ferry is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The spectacular 40-minute trip on the Queenscliff Sorrento Ferry Service links Melbourne’s most magnificent coastal regions: the Bellarine Peninsula and Mornington Peninsula.Both destinations have a vast number of attractions to explore. Then, from...more
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1 Wharf St E, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

of all the ferries I have boarded so far, this must be the cosiest and most passenger friendly. As it was my first time driving a car up a ferry, they made sure that everything is smooth and departed very much within the promised time....More

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LeanneJ434, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed the comfortable ferry, friendly staff and efficient process. It certainly is easier than the 200km+ drive around the bay through city traffic and on toll roads. \ Hope to see you onboard again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re driving around from Melbourne Sth East suburbs to the bellarine peninsula the ferry is a great fun option. For the car and family it cost us $77. The kids loved the experience the service is very good and it’s all quick and efficient...More

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LeanneJ434, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review. the ferry crossing is great fun for all the family and the kids are well catered for with a play area, colouring corner and plenty of deck space. I will pass your feedback on about the coffee to our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On holidays in Queenscliff and scored a nice day. On the ferry to Sorrento for lunch. The organisation is efficient and ticketing process easy. You are ushered by vehicle type that even accommodates small trucks. Once parked and secured it is up by stairs or...More

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LeanneJ434, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review, you have described the experience so well. Always a highlight when the dolphins put on a show, which is often, as they live on the bay all year round. People are often surprised as to the size of vehicles...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been on the ferry several times but this time did it without the car. The day was wild with strong winds and choppy seas, especially near Queenscliff where the seas are affected by being exposed to the Rip where Port Philip Bay opens to the...More

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Leanne J, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review. The ferries operate in all weather and even in winter and during inclement weather there is always a good spot inside to check out the views. Some of the best skies, sunsets and sunrises are during the winter months,...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Given we are locals, we have never travelled on the ferry previously, always opting for a drive around the bay, but the opportunity presented a time saving to get to the other side of town. The drive up to the ferry ticket box for vehicles...More

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Leanne J, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for travelling with us. We do have a Loyal Locals card that can give you the online discount at the window, earn points towards ferry travel and special offers received throughout the year. As an example, a recent offer...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

We enjoyed the Captain's Lunch onboard the Searoad ferry on Saturday 4th August 2018. It was sensational, from the entree through to the desserts the food was excellent and more than the table could eat. There was plenty to spare. The winery of the day...More

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Leanne J, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. Captains Lunch is a special event which is only new, but proving very popular. Our Food & Beverage team do a great job and our head Chef works with the amazing produce available on both sides of the Bay....More

Reviewed 4 August 2018

Two hours travelling between Queenscliffe and Sorrento, drinking local wines and eating a course meal of local produce. Excellent value and ambience. Great to do with friends and/or meet new people.

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Leanne J, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your great review. Captains Lunch is proving very popular so we have added more sailings in November and December, a great Chrissy break up or catch up with friends. Hope to see you back again soon. Warmest regards, Leanne

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Travelled Sorrento - Queenscliff and return - a day trip for me and the kids. The staff were very friendly and accommodating as I needed access to my car boot to get the pram out. The sitting area was lovely and warm and very clean....More

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Leanne J, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your great review. So glad you enjoyed the days outing. You may wish to come back as a foot passenger - $24 return for an adult, kids under three are free. We have some great free onboard activities coming up in September...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Comfortable, efficient, stable. What more can you expect from a ferry service? Well, how about good decor, real coffee and nice food, plus glasses of wine with a lid and conscious awareness of discouragement of plastic straws and takeaway cups. This is a trip I’d...More

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Leanne J, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you for your great review. We are so glad you enjoyed the 40 minute crossing. Maybe next time you will spot our beautiful dolphins that live in the Bay all year round or whales July - September. The half price seniors special is every...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Booked in at Apollo Bay for the QB long weekend and decided to take the caravan across via ferry to evade the city traffic. Have done it before just in my vehicle. Great way to get across and if you book either the 7am, 8am...More

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Leanne J, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. The ferry crossing is very simple and easy for all vehicles, especially caravans, as there is no backing or turning required, just drive on and drive off! Hope to see you onboard again soon. Regards, Leanne

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