If you are commuting from Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula or looking to go on a day trip to the Mornington Peninsula, there is a range of ferries running from Melbourne CBD that. Port Phillip Ferries and Searoad Ferries run different routes throughout the day and run 365 days a year!
Discover Melbourne from a whole new perspective aboard Melbourne River Cruises. Meander past Melbourne CBD and discover one of the busiest trading ports in the Southern hemisphere – Victoria Docks will give you a snapshot of the rich maritime heritage. Or, take a cruise through Melbourne’s cultural Arts precinct, picturesque gardens, parkland’s and some of the famous sporting arenas. Another great cruising option is the Williamstown Ferry. This hop on/hop off ferry option gives you the option to get off in Williamstown and take the next ferry back to Melbourne, or vice versa.
Take an environmentally accredited boat tour upon Wildlife Coast Cruises. Providing unique wildlife experiences and stunning scenic cruises Phillip Island & Wilsons Promontory. See Australia’s largest fur seal colony on the Seal Watching Cruise, jump aboard the Twilight Cruise and see a naval submarine wreck whilst learning about the history and watching the sunset or experience an encounter with Humpback and Southern Right whales. Or, in Wilsons Promontory, discover hidden coves and untouched islands, as well as a range of marine life.
Sit back and relax and experience boating on Lake Mulwala in Yarrawonga aboard PS Cumberoona Paddlesteamer. Enjoy refreshments, or take a lunch cruise package, taking in the sights of the lake whilst listening to the paddle wheels slapping the water.
Echuca has a rich paddlesteamer history. Take a trip upon Murray River Cruises or Echuca Paddlesteamers. Once the main transport of cargo and passengers, the paddlesteamers have now been restored for public use. The sound of the wheels and the shrill whistle will take you back to a time from long, long ago.