The Sorrento Pier Queenscliff ferry route connects Australia with Australia. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Searoad Ferries. The crossing operates up to 12 times each day with sailing durations from around 45 minutes.
Sorrento Pier Queenscliff sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.
Located on the Mornington Peninsular, south east of Melbourne, is the town of Sorrento Pier. It has always been a popular destinations for people living in Melbourne who would have originally arrived by paddle steamer, and then steam tram across the peninsular to the beach, in the late 19th century. Today, the town is popular with tourists looking to participate in water based activities although there is a lovely walk to be had along the pier which was built in the 1870's. The town's development was down to the pier as it enabled steamships bringing people from Melbourne to access the town. The last steamship docked at the pier in 1942.
Located to the south east of Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsular is surrounded by Port Philip to the west, Western Port to the east and the Bass Strait to the south. It is connected to the Australian mainland to the north. The area was originally home to the Mayone-bulluk and Boonwurrung-Balluk clans and formed part of the Boonwurrung nation's territory prior to European settlement.
Ferry's from Sorrento Pier operate to Queenscliff with a crossing time of around 45 minutes.
The Australian town of Queenscliff lies on the Bellarine Peninsular in South Victoria and is a hark back to the past with its grand Victorian hotels and its key location at the entrance to Port Phillip. In the past visitors to the town would arrive by paddle steamer from Melbourne in order to take in the fresh coastal air. Today visitors to Queenscliff are still drawn in by the picturesque town and fresh air but the method of transport has changed. Instead of paddle steamer visitors usually arrive by car of by ferry. Wandering around the town, visitors can't fail to take in the town's history, with its grand architecture and many antique shops and galleries. The still operating steam railway adds to the classic feel, and grand dining rooms in historic hotels offer an opulence and elegant experience that is not common in today's modern, minimalist society.
There is a ferry service that operates between the Bellarine Peninsula and the Mornington Peninsula which operates on a daily basis all year round. The ferry crossing operates between Queenscliff and Sorrento and takes around 40 minutes.