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Great trip

We caught the ferry from Stony Point jetty to Cowes for lunch with friends. If traveling by car... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Lois P
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Melbourne, Australia
Free weekend travel for seniors

We read that travel to and from Phillip Island is free on weekends for seniors so decided to try it... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Noi-Pip
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Brisbane, Australia
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Western Port Ferries operates the passenger ferry service on spectacular Western Port Bay, sailing between Stony Point, on the Mornington Peninsula, Tankerton on French Island and Cowes on Phillip Island. The service operates 365 days per year, and...more
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Crib Point, Victoria 3919, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been left on the pier twice now, I have no confidence in the service, if you can call it that. It was my understanding that the first and last ferry, is a service designed to connect with the train from/to Frankston. I have registered...More

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Leanne J, Manager at Western Port Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and feedback. Please note that our number one priority is customer safety and on the day you travelled was indeed one of the windiest days of the month of June on Western Port Bay with winds recorded at 37 knots....More

Reviewed 6 March 2018

We caught the ferry from Stony Point jetty to Cowes for lunch with friends. If traveling by car make sure to get to Stony Point early as parking can be limited. We were a group of 10 seniors which allowed us all,to,travel free on weekends...More

1  Thank Lois P
Leanne J, Manager at Western Port Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for the great review. What a great days outing. Sailing to lunch, a wander around the village of Cowes, visit the brewery or ice cream shop and wander the beach. Perfect! Hope to see you again soon. Regards, Leanne

Reviewed 5 March 2018

We read that travel to and from Phillip Island is free on weekends for seniors so decided to try it out. The ferry ran on time. It was easy to board and move around. The captain was Spike and he and his crew were friendly...More

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Leanne J, Manager at Western Port Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your great review and feedback. It is a great day trip to Cowes, Phillip Island. Sail to lunch, ice cream on the beach or a visit to the brewery. Train to Stony Point and a 5 minute walk to the jetty. Hope...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

The women who ran the ferry service when we visited did a fantastic job. Great maneuvering by the captain made for a gentle ride and the service crew were attentive and helpful.

Thank Helen D
Leanne J, Manager at Western Port Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your great review. Our crew do an amazing job and your feedback has been passed on. Hope to see you onboard agin soon. Regards, Leanne

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Recently with a few friends I travelled from Cowes to Stony Point and return with Westernport Ferries, We bought our tickets online which proved to be good idea as the ferry company then has your mobile phone number in case they need to contact you....More

Thank Heather M
Leanne J, Manager at Western Port Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your great review and feedback on our services and staff. We hope to see you onboard agin soon. Regards, Leanne

Reviewed 26 February 2018

horrifying experience, tipped over very scary and did not even check with each passenger shocking service

Thank Wayne L
Leanne J, Manager at Western Port Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback, this has been passed on to our Operations Manger. for review. Regards, Leanne

Reviewed 20 February 2018

Sensational Trip! I experienced a very smooth trip under slightly testing conditons. Docking at Phillip Island was faultless, no thumping or banging into the wharf. It was later I discovered the skipper and crew were all girls...hats off to you.

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Leanne J, Manager at Western Port Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review, and yes the crew do an amazing job. Hope to see you onboard again soon. Regards, Leanne

Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is my second review of the ferry service my first being on a smaller boat (ship?) Anyway boat clean, fast, stable and comfy...tick tick tick tick Crew happy polite clean and professional....tick tick tick tick Service prompt, effective, useful and safe....tick tick tick tick...More

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Leanne J, Manager at Western Port Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review and we are so glad that you enjoy the service. Our team do a wonderful job and I have passed your feedback on to them. Look forward to seeing you very week! Regards, Leanne

Reviewed 14 February 2018

We were staying on Phillip Island for a week, and, as we had stayed there several times prior, we decided to do something different, so went on the new ferry to Tankerton (French Island) as we had not previously been there. We sat in the...More

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Leanne J, Manager at Western Port Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. Our crew do an amazing job and yes, they love their work. I will be sure to pass on you feedback and comments. So glad you enjoyed the crossing. Many people do the reverse, take the train to Stony...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018

The ferry was a quick easy way to get from Cowes to French Island, and the boat was a clean tidy ride, and the crew a pleasure

Thank jdmcconnell
Leanne J, Manager at Western Port Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for your review. See you onboard again soon!

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