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Searoad Ferries

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Very good for family and friends, great access for those with mobility needs.

The ferry is quite a great way to entertain guests from out of town and also the kids. The ferry... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
benvict0ria
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Geelong & Bellarine, Australia
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The convenience of taking the car on board is something everyone should experience. What a way to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mebOw80
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Melbourne, Australia
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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 1 week ago

The ferry is quite a great way to entertain guests from out of town and also the kids. The ferry itself is a smooth ride in general but there are times when the swell picks up on a windy day and unfortunately it's out of...More

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LeanneJ434, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. Crossing Melbourne's Port Philip Bay with friends and relatives from out of town is a great way to showcase both the beautiful regions Searoad Ferries sail between - the Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas- as well as our magnificent Bay. The...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The convenience of taking the car on board is something everyone should experience. What a way to go from Sorrento to Queenscliff and return or continue on to the wide expanse of holiday options on the Bellarine Peninsular or Great Ocean Road. We were last...More

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LeanneJ434, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review, so glad you found using the lift so simple and easy. It sure beats driving around in traffic and on freeways and toll roads. The scenery is beautiful and there is lots to see. Maybe next time you'll spot...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Searoad ferries have an excellent online booking service which I used. Entry to the ferry at both ends is seamless and the staff helpful. The trip itself affords a great view of the ocean end of Port Phillip Bay with both heads clearly visible. Seating...More

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LeanneJ434, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your excellent review. The experience is simple and easy, the views are gorgeous and the ride very comfortable. With full length windows to enjoy the scenery as well as outside decks it is easy sailing. Better with a coffee, tea or local...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018

This is an asset for Victoria connecting the Mornington and Bellarine Peninsula's and the twos of Sorrento and Queenscliff.The ferry departs on time , is clean and does a good job. You get some great views across the bay. Pricing is expensive but probably worth...More

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LeanneJ434, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your great review. The ferry crossing is a great alternative to the drive around through city traffic and on toll roads. Bay views, clifftop mansions and passing boats can all be seen from behind full length windows or from outside decks. Dolphin...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018

Great way to get from one side of Melbourne to the other side, also two lovely seaside towns on either side. It is quite expensive especially as only the driver is included with the ca, however it takes the hassle out of driving around and...More

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LeanneJ434, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. The sail across the bay is certainly more relaxing and scenic than the freeway/city traffic and toll roads. And dolphin spotting is great fun! Hope to see you again, Regards, Leanne

Reviewed 6 September 2018

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 10 September 2018

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 1 September 2018 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 10 September 2018

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 30 August 2018 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 10 September 2018

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 20 August 2018

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 21 August 2018

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 17 August 2018

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

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