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Smooth sailing

Great ride. Easy to book online, able to purchase alcoholic beverages on board. Staff were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rebecca P
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Simple and enjoyable process

Really enjoyed taking the ferry. Not very busy, easy to get on and off with car and nice ship... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Craig-World-Travelle
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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 3 days ago via mobile

Great ride. Easy to book online, able to purchase alcoholic beverages on board. Staff were organised. Happy to use again.

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really enjoyed taking the ferry. Not very busy, easy to get on and off with car and nice ship. Comfortable lounge and even had a sandwich. Really like the driving it saved us. Put us in great shape for starting the Great Ocean Road. Nice...More

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
LeanneJ434, Manager at Searoad Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the lovely review. The ferry crossing is a great alternative to the 200km drive around the bay and a nice way to connect the Great Ocean Road and Phillip Island. Hopefully next trip you will spot a dolphin or two. Regards, Leanne

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Why would you bother driving through all that city traffic when you can just hop aboard the ferry to get from one side of the bay to the other? Walk ons really cheap Bikes free Leaves every hour Has food and drinks Massage chairs Amazing...More

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. You have definitely encapsulated our service and amenities. So glad you enjoyed the bay crossing as the alternative to the drive around the bay. Hope to see you onboard again soon. Warm regards, Leanne

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These ferries take people and cars across the port Philip bay heads linking both sides of port Philip bay , a little costly but well worth a trip just for the experienceMore

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

Thank you for your great review. The ferries run hourly everyday and are convenient and easy to use. But it is the spectacular views of clifftop mansions, rugged coastlines, dolphin and passing ships along with a smooth sail that make it worthwhile. And of course...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doing a road trip and added this car ferry as part of the adventure - $77 for the car and 2 adults one way for the 40 min trip from Sorrento to Queenscliff. It was a fantastic day weatherwise and a delightful journey The ferry...More

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

Thank you for your lovely review. The 40 minute crossing is a great way to get from one side of the State to the other, as well as off the busy roads. The ferry crossing is definitely the best part of a road trio! Regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the car over the bay. What an easy trip. No need to book. Boat is in excellent condition and crew were great. High recommended.

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

Thank you for your great review and hope to see you sailing with us very soon. Warmest regards, Leanne

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took four of our grandchildren, plus one of their friends on a trip from Sorrento to Queenscliff and back for the Kids High Tea during the September/October school holidays. What a great time we all had! The theme was Pirates. The staff in our...More

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

Thank you for your lovely review and we are so glad you got to enjoy this event with your four grandchildren. The staff always have great fun and join in the spirit of the theme. This time pirates and mermaids, next school hols (April 2019)...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful food not exactly las listed on the menu but very tasty and plentiful. Daniel provide excellent service making sure that we had everything we needed. Lovely way to spend a couple of hours

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

Thank you for your lovely review. I have passed you feedback on the lovely Daniel. Hope to see you sailing wiht us again soon. Warmest regards, Leanne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service by Daniel. Great food and drinks. Great views and facilities. Able to go on deck to look around and make more room for the scones.More

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

Thank you for your lovely review. Do glad you enjoyed the Brunch - High Tea style. This is a new offering sailing the bay between Sorrento and Queenscliff. It makes for a lovely family outing, girls get together or for couples. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I throughly enjoyed our trip on Searoad Ferris, Brunch on the Bay. Amazing food, fabulous service from Daniel, highly recommended.

Thank Susan C
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trishjen52
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Response from JudithM2409 | Reviewed this property |
Opposite Sorrento hotel on the park side is free parking- but also check the ferry terminal car park website - as parking fees come into effect around November 1- also call the Sorrento beachside information centre on 5984... More
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Margaret V
August 31, 2018|
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Brianna Y
March 23, 2018|
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Response from keremary | Reviewed this property |
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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