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Fun School Holiday Activities Onboard

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Travel during the school holidays and enjoy the following onboard activities included in your ferry ticket price.


Onboard everyday the kids can enjoy the indoor playground, Thomas the Tank Engine Table, colouring corner and *NEW* binoculars.


Special kids lunch boxes are available at the onboard cafe.




30 June

See the wonders of the Bay with Queenscliff’s Marine Discovery centre ‘look and touch table”.  Learn more about Melbourne’s pristine Port Phillip Bay.

From Queenscliff 1pm and 3pm

From Sorrento  2pm and 4pm

3 and 8 July

Dazzling Dan the Magic Man will roam the ferry – be mesmerised by the art of magic!

From Queenscliff 1pm and 3pm

From Sorrento  2pm and 4pm

10 July

Face Painting, balloon sculpting and assorted activities. Have your face painted like a Pirate or a Princess.

From Queenscliff 1pm and 3pm

From Sorrento  2pm and 4pm

Family Activities to enjoy in Sorrento and Queenscliff, just a short walk from the ferry terminals -

In Sorrento -

Giant Wooden Playground; Gepetto’s Wooden Toy Workshop; Millionaire’s Walk along the cliff tops; Walk the Sorrento Pier, Sorrento Museum, Bike Hire

In Queenscliff -

Harbour Observation Tower; Beach Cafe; Foreshore Park and Playground; Bellarine Railway Steam Train Rides;Maritime Museum, Fort Queenscliff; Watch the pilot boats


Upcoming Events at the Vue Grand – Queenscliff

Check out the upcoming events at Queenscliff’s Historic Vue Grand Hotel. Including:

- Faulty Towers –  June 27th, August 29th

Vue Grand Events 2014

Queenscliff Music Festival




18th Queenscliff Music Festival - 28 to 30 November, 2014

Festival information can be found at www.qmf.net.au

Book Festival Tickets and Ferry Offer for ticket holders here.


Twilight Cruise

Enjoy the magic of twilight on Port Phillip Bay. Sit back and take in this beautiful part of the late afternoon/early evening in the privacy of the Portsea lounge onboard Searoad Ferries.  Take a 2hr return trip across the bay and sample some of the regions finest artisan produce.  Enjoy a glass of award winning wine or a locally made ale or cider while tasting mussels, goats cheese and yoghurt from the Bellarine and cured meats, smoked salmon & olives from the Mornington Peninsula.  Served with crisp bread and beautifully presented, it is a great way to end the day.  Take a stroll on the viewing decks and find the best spot to capture a great shot.  There is no better way to cross the bay than with our twilight cruise package.


Available on Fridays and Saturdays to 21 December, 2014.  Please note there are no departures in August.

4pm from Sorrento and the 5pm from Queenscliff

$30.00 per person

Click here to make a booking.

High Teas on the High Sea

HIgh-TeaHigh Tea On The High Seas - Every Sunday 12 noon from Sorrento and 3pm from Queenscliff to the 21 December, 2014.

Be served High Tea in the privacy of the Portsea Lounge on board the Queenscliff to Sorrento ferry. Indulge in an afternoon tea of exquisite cakes and desserts, finger sandwiches, espresso coffee, freshly brewed tea or sparkling wine and watch the spectacular coastal scenery slide past. Cost $40 per person.

Please visit High Tea On the High Sea page for full details and schedule times.

**Please note in August the High Tea will be on the MV Queenscliff, not in the Portsea Lounge on the MV Sorrento.  Departure times will be 12noon from Queenscliff and 3pm from Sorrento.