High Tea on the High Seas - Events & Activities - Experience - Searoad Ferries
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High Tea on the High Seas

Sail the Bay and enjoy a selection of exquisite sweet and savoury treats as the magical scenery slides by.

Indulge in a bespoke High Tea menu of sweet & savoury delights made with regional produce. Finger sandwiches, assorted pastries, macarons, tarts and slices all served on a tiered platter.  Finish off with a generous serving of scones, jam and cream. Drinks include a barista made espresso coffee or pot of loose leaf tea and the choice of a cheeky welcome drink of local bubbles, wine or beer.

High Tea on the High Seas is served in one of our beautiful lounges onboard the ferries, with stunning bay and coastal views. Sit back, relax and cruise the bay on a 2 hour return sail between Sorrento and Queenscliff.

Sundays @ 2pm | Departing Queenscliff & Sorrento | $55pp

High Tea includes...

  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Tiered platter of sweet and savoury items using regional produce
  • Tea or Coffee
  • 2 hour return bay sail
The Fine Print


-       Welcome glass of bubbles

-       Selection of sweet and savoury treats

-       Barista made coffee, tea or hot chocolate

-  2 hour return sailing (foot passengers only)

Price per person


Child (4-15years old): $35

Infant (3 and under): $15


High Tea 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 High Tea bookings to be made at least 72 hours in advance of the scheduled sailing. Subject to availability.


Our menu is tailored weekly using a range of local seasonal produce. An example of items you can expect to see on the menu include finger and pinwheel sandwiches, tartlets, individual baby cakes, macarons, and traditional scones jam and cream.

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.

High Tea 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 travel@searoad.com.au or call (03) 5257 4500.

We aim to cater for all dietary needs, however please be aware some dietary changes to menus may result in an additional fee.

Bookings are essential for all High Tea Sailings. Book online or please call 5257 4500.