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

Whether you travel as a foot passenger to explore the villages of Queenscliff and Sorrento or with your car, there is much to see on the crossing – spectacular coastline, mighty ships and maybe a dolphin or two. Relax in the comfort of our lounges with full length windows or enjoy the viewing from one of our external decks. Or perhaps you’d rather be sipping a coffee, enjoying a focaccia or slurping an ice cream from our onboard kiosk with café style seating.

The twin hull vessels are built to operate in all weather conditions and can carry up to 700 passengers and 80 vehicles each.

Operating Times

The all weather ferries leave every hour on the hour, 7am to 6pm, 365 days of the year.  A  7.00pm departure operates from 26 December until 31 January every day.  During February and March on weekends - Friday, Saturday and Sunday and on all public holidays; and also during the Easter Long Weekend from Friday to Monday.

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. Melway Ref 157 C7 (Sorrento) and Melway Ref  499 J10(Queenscliff).

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 ferries are fully equipped to cater for passengers with disabilities, including an internal lift from the vehicle deck to the passenger lounge. Ferries run regularly between the two ports – Queenscliff and Sorrento – departing from both locations every hour, on the hour from 7am – 6pm, every day of the year.

Laughing boy and girl about to get onto ferry

Queenscliff - Sorrento Ferry

Ferry approaching Queenscliff