Searoad Ferries
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Searoad Ferries Sorrento

Address: Sorrento Pier, Sorrento, Victoria 3943

Phone: 03 5258 3244  |  Fax: 03 5258 7877  


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Searoad Ferries connects the Great Ocean Road and the Bellarine to the Mornington Peninsula, the 40 minute crossing is a stress free alternative to driving through the city, saving you time and kilometres.

With two specially designed all weather 60 metre ferries departing from both destinations on the hour, every hour, 7am to 6pm daily. Enjoy easy drive-on and drive-off facilities, spacious comfortable lounges with full length windows, a tempting cafe and plenty of deck space.

There are ever changing sights, watch out for dolphins, whales in winter and enormous ships as you breathe incredibly fresh air. Arriving at Sorrento, you will have a perfect view of multi-million dollar mansions sitting atop cliffs, tiny coves filled with boats, the beautiful foreshore and old limestone buildings.

Whether you are going home, or on a journey far away, there's no better way to see the bay than with Searoad Ferries. Searoad Ferries operate in all weather; ferries leave every hour on the hour, from 7am to 6pm.

Passengers with vehicles are advised to arrive at the terminals at least 30 minutes prior to departure. The ferries depart from Queenscliff Harbour, Queenscliff and the Sorrento Pier, Sorrento.

Special features on the 40 minute journey, unparalleled views of historic lighthouses, the Point Nepean fortifications, navigational features, seals and dolphins are available from the comfortable lounge areas, cafe style seating or numerous observation decks.

Both vessels are fully equipped to cater for passengers with disabilities, including an internal lift from the vehicle deck to the passenger lounge.

Enjoy a twilight cruise available on Fridays and Saturdays on the 4pm sailings from Sorrento and 5pm sailings from Queenscliff; tasting local produce from the Mornington and Bellarine Peninsula.

Coaches may be booked ahead. Seven days notice is advisable to secure passage.

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Twilight Crusie

Available on Fridays and Saturdays from 4pm. Bookings essential.


Car Return (dirver Included)

This includes driver for car travel return. Additional passangers pay for passanger return fare.


Car One Way (driver included)

Car travel one way includes driver. Additional passangers travel at one way cost.


High Tea on the High Seas

Available every Sunday departing Sorrento at 12 noon and Queenscliff at 3pm. Bookings essential.


Family Return

Family ticket is for up to two adults and three children or one adult and three children.


Family One Way

Family ticket is for up to two adults and three children or one adult and three children.


Adult Return

Adult Return


Child Return (four to 15 years)

Children 4 - 15 Years


Students Return

Must present student card


Concession Return

Must present concession card


Concession One Way

Must present concession card


Adult One Way

Adult One Way


Children One Way (four to 15 years)

Children aged 4 - 15 Years


Students One Way

Must present student card


Payment methods accepted

American Express  Cash Only  EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 


  • Car park
  • Access without assistance for the disabled
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Public toilet
  • Shaded area


  • Animal Viewing
  • Whale watching

Tourism awards

2014  - Victorian Tourism Awards  - Winner

2013  - Victorian Tourism Awards  - Winner

Opening hours

Please visit the website for vehicle rates, family rates and online special offers.

Disabled access

Both MV Sorrento and MV Queenscliff are fully equipped with a lift. Please call for further Information.

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