Phillip Island Ferry, Cowes

Phillip Island Ferry, Cowes

 

If you don’t want to drive from Melbourne to Cowes, there is always the option of taking a ferry. There are different places where you can take a Cowes ferry and enjoy the delights Phillip Island has in store for you. 

 

Cowes ferry operates every single day of the year, but is dependent on the weather conditions. Due to the changes in the tidal conditions at Western Port Bay and the sea, sometimes it is difficult to operate the ferry. Hence, there will be times when the ferry doesn’t depart. So, it is in your interest to find out about the departure timings in advance if you want to avoid disappointment. 

 

Why Cowes Ferry?

The ferry ride is soothing and stress-free. You can forget about driving through traffic to reach Cowes, Phillip Island. It also gives you the time to enjoy lush and panoramic scenery during the ride. And, the ferry drops you at Cowes Jetty and majority of attractions is located close to the Jetty. So accessing them is easy and convenient. 

 

French Island Ferry

The French Island Ferry is an excellent and reliable ferry service, which runs between Stony Point in Mornington Peninsula and Cowes on Phillip Island, and goes via French Island.

 

The ferry departs from:

 

  • Cowes Jetty on Phillip Island
  • Stony Point Jetty on the Mornington Peninsula (Stony Point Station is a short walk from the jetty)
  • Tankerton Jetty on French Island

 

Fares

Tickets are available at:

   – Stony Point kiosk

   – Booking office near Cowes Jetty

   – On board the ferry

 

The following fares apply:

 

  1. Adult: one way – $13.00, return $26.00
  2. Child*: one way – $6.00, return $12.00
  3. Pensioner/concession: one way – $8.00, return – $16.00
  4. Bicycle (additional cost): one way – $4.00, return – $8.00

 

*Children aged under 4 years travel free.

*Child fares are available for children aged from 4 to 12 years old.

 

Cowes Ferry Fare and Timetable

Fares:

  1. Adult:$26.00 return / $13.00 one-way
  2. Child: $12.00 return / $6.00 one-way
  3. Pensioner/Concession.: $16.00 return / $8.00 one-way
  4. Bicycles: $8.00 return / $4.00 one-way

 

*Saturday/Sunday: Seniors Card holders travel for free.

*Group bookings (30 or more) or Private charters is by negotiation. Please contact 03 9585 5730

 

Cowes Ferry Timetable

Stony Point – Tankerton – Cowes

 

Note: NF= No Ferry Available

 

Monday to Thursday
am am am am pm pm pm
Dep: Stony Point 7:10 7:50 9:30 11:50 4:15 5:00 7:25
Dep: Tankerton 7:25 8:05 9:45 12:05 4:30 5:15 7:40
Dep: Cowes NF 8:35 NF 12:35 NF 5:45 NF
Friday
am am am am pm pm pm
Dep: Stony Point 7:10 7:50 9:30 11:50 4:15 5:00 7:25
Dep: Tankerton 7:25 8:05 9:45 12:05 4:30 5:15 7:40
Dep: Cowes NF 8:35 NF 12:35 NF 5:45 8:10
Saturday
am am pm pm pm pm
Dep: Stony Point 7:40 10:00 12:00 3:40 4:35 6:20
Dep: Tankerton 7:55 10:15 12:15 3:55 4:50 6:35
Dep: Cowes 8:25 NF 12:45 NF 5:20 NF
Sunday
am am pm pm pm pm
Dep: Stony Point 8:10 10:00 12:00 4:15 4:45 6:20
Dep: Tankerton 8:25 10:15 12:15 4:30 5:00 6:35
Dep: Cowes 8:55 NF 12:45 NF 5:30 NF

 

Cowes Ferry Return Timetable

Cowes – Tankerton – Stony Point

 

Note: NF= No Ferry Available

 

Monday to Thursday
am am am pm pm pm pm
Dep: Cowes NF 8:35 NF 12:40 NF 5:50 NF
Dep: Tankerton 7:30 9:05 9:50 1:10 4:35 6:20 7:45
Dep: Stony Point 7:45 9:20 10:05 1:25 4:50 6:35 8:00
Friday
am am am pm pm pm pm
Dep: Cowes NF 8:35 NF 12:40 NF 5:50 8:15
Dep: Tankerton 7:30 9:05 9:50 1:10 4:35 6:20 NF
Dep: Stony Point 7:45 9:20 10:05 1:25 4:50 6:35 8:45
Saturday
am am pm pm pm pm
Dep: Cowes 8:30 NF 12:50 NF 5:30 NF
Dep: Tankerton 9:00 10:20 1:20 4:00 6:00 6:45
Dep: Stony Point 9:15 10:35 1:35 4:15 6:15 7:00
Sunday
am am am pm pm pm
Dep: Cowes 9:00 NF 1:00 NF 5:30 NF
Dep: Tankerton 9:30 10:20 1:30 4:30 6:00 6:45
Dep: Stony Point 9:45 10:35 1:45 4:45 6:15 7:00

 

 

 




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Comments (1)
  1. Lucas 2015-12-29 04:50:36
    Can I bring my puppy on the ferry one way?

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