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Captains Lunch

Food and wine lovers will love Captains Lunch on the Bay.

A relaxing 2 hour lunch – a shared grazing table of regional produce & slow cooked meats consisting of large servings and a communal table encouraging the spirit of eating together. 

Dining is in the Portsea or Lonsdale Lounge on board the ferry as it sails between Sorrento and Queenscliff. Each lunch will feature a producer from the local area.

Sail past clifftop mansions, historic fortifications and spectacular coastline as you cross Port Phillip Bay. Perfect for couples, groups of friends or a community group get together.

Select Saturday departures from either Queenscliff or Sorrento.
Each lunch will feature a producer from either the Mornington or Bellarine Peninsulas.

Lunch includes...

  • Antipasto plates on arrival
  • Chefs selection of share platters of slow cooked meats, seasonal vegetables, and all the trimmings
  • A selection of petit fours
  • Feature local producer
  • 2 hour return bay sail


Departing Queenscliff @ 12pm



Departing Sorrento @ 1pm

The Fine Print


-  Welcome drink on arrival plus tastings from a local producer

- A three-course share style meal including:

 o Antipasto and charcuterie share plates for entree

 o Chefs selection of share platters of slow cooked meats, seasonal vegetables, and all the trimmings for main course

 o A selection of petit fours as dessert

-  2 hour return sailing (foot passengers only)

Price per person

Adult: $65

Children (0-15years old): N/A


Captains Lunch is an event onboard Searoad Ferries, sailing return between Sorrento & Queenscliff OR Queenscliff & Sorrento


2 hours, including boarding & disembarkation

Bookings are essential

We require all Captains Lunch bookings to be made at least 72 hours in advance of the scheduled sailing. Subject to availability.


Our menu is tailored seasonally using a range of local seasonal produce.

Dietary requirements

Please notify our team at least 72 hours prior to sailing of all dietary requirements and we will endeavour to cater to your needs. Some dietary requirements may incur additional charges.

Group Bookings

Are you part of a group? Please add the group name to your booking via the comments field. Bookings up to 20 people can be made via the website. If your group is 20+ people we can offer a private sitting any day of the week. Please click here and complete the online form so our team can contact you directly.

Terms and conditions

Change of date – outside 72 hours changes can be made to another date, but is subject to availability, and must be redeemed within 12 months of purchase.

Cancellation/refunds – 100% refund with at least 7 days notice. Inside 7 days 100% cancellation fee/ non refundable.

Captains Lunch is a return ferry trip for the times stated. Should disembarkation occur during the event, the balance of the event and the return ferry ticket is forfeited. Ferry passage taken outside the event will need to be purchased.

Searoad Ferries reserves the right to cancel the event and will offer an alternative date or 100% refund.

Ferry carriage is as per the Terms and Conditions here.

Further Questions?

Visit our FAQ’s here, email or call (03) 5257 4500.