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High Tea on The High Seas

I thoroughly recommend the High Tea on this crossing. Staff were excellent. Food was delicious and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MareeRuby
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Melbourne, Australia
Beautiful Morning Trip and Easy Return

As a family we caught the ferry to save the long travel with toddlers from Bellarine to Sorrento to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marcus M
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Canberra
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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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Reviewed yesterday

I thoroughly recommend the High Tea on this crossing. Staff were excellent. Food was delicious and plentiful.

Thank MareeRuby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a family we caught the ferry to save the long travel with toddlers from Bellarine to Sorrento to attend a family gathering. It not only saved hours and the "Are we there yet"s, It proven delightful and enjoyable. Everything worked well. Cost may be...More

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

Thank you for the wonderful review. The bay crossing definitely saves time off boring freeways and city traffic and the kids can enjoy the play area, full length windows to look for dolphins and plenty of deck space. Hope to see you onboard again soon....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reliable competent well organized and easy to travel. Efficient ticketing. Reasonable food and typical tourist tat for sale for souvenirs.More

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

Thank you for your great review. Hope you enjoyed the spectacular views as you sail across Port Phillip Bay - cliff top mansions, coastline, black lighthouse and the historic fort. Of course there always a chance to spot a dolphin or tow. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve just returned from the Blokes High Tea for Fathers Day. What a fantastic day. Departed Sorrento at 11am for the trip to Queenscliffe and back. A very relaxing 2 hours just sitting in the Portsea Room of the comfortable ferry and watching the world...More

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

Thank you for the wonderful review on our special Blokes High Tea. It is our second sell-out year and dads love it! We also do our traditional High Tea every Sunday and special Kids High Teas during the school holidays, and Christmas in July. We...More

Reviewed 3 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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Leanne J, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review, glad you and the family enjoyed it. Hope to see you onboard again soon! Regards, Leanne

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trip from Sorrento to Queenscliff was a thoroughly enjoyed trip. While overcast and drizzling the trip was relaxing.More

Thank Peter C
Leanne J, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review. And even on a winters day, its warm inside the vessel, a coffee or tea to warm you up and you still get to enjoy the beautiful views from behind full length windows. Hope to see you onboard again soon....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a good lunch feed, we headed to the ferry terminal to go to Queenscliff. It was a fresh, breezy day, a little sun with some clouds. Being on a long trip, we were on a budget and found the fee to be on the...More

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

Thank you for your lovely review on your recent bay crossing from Sorrento to Queenscliff. The ferry is a great way to get around the state, a short cut on your long trip. Or just a relaxing way to travel! Hope to see you back...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our Ferry trip to Sorrento. The sun was shining. The sea was calm. Saturday lazy day with lunch at Sorrento. Worth the extra to get to Queenscliff. Would not hesitate to recommend.

Thank lindapolitis
Leanne J, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review. A calm sea, sunshine and lunch, what's not to like. And don't forget to add the spectacular scenery dolphin spotting and maybe a civilised beverage as you sail! Hope to see you again soon. Warmest regards, Leanne

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ferry from Queenscliff to Sorrento is a wonderful trip. The scenery is amazing as you pass by the Heads of Port Philip Bay.More

Thank zmj2015
Leanne J, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review and glad you enjoyed the beautiful scenery. The coastline is so different on each side. Sorrento with its cliff top mansions and Point Nepean National Park and Queenscliff with the historic Fort, black lighthouse and harbour. Dolphin spotting is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Prompt, on time, friendly staff. Easy to use. Slightly expensive but worth not having to drive via melbourneMore

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

Thank you for your great review. Glad you enjoyed the bay crossing as an alternative to the 3 hour+ drive around and battling city traffic and freeways. Getting out of the car for a wander around the ship, take in the spectacular coastline from behind...More

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Margaret V
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in the peak period if you buy your ticket in advance it doesn't guarantee you will get on the trip you booked for. you still have to arrive 45 min before departure. personally on holiday period I would avoid any trip after... More
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Response from expatmelbourne | Reviewed this property |
There is a website that will answer all you queries but to summarise- Ferries every hour on the hour 7 am to 6 pm ( (7 pm peak summer time) You can book on line but must get to terminal 40 mins prior to departure to... More
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