The Westgate Punt is a ferry service that runs between Science Works jetty, Spotswood Jetty & Westgate Landing (Lorimer St Low Landing), Lorimer St Port Melbourne.

The service provides pedestrians and cyclists with an easy and stress-free way to get across the Yarra River without travelling via the West Gate Bridge.  

Cyclists can even take their bikes on board the ferry and make full use of popular cycling paths from Port Melb into the city and Bay and into Williamstown and beyond.

EFTPOS Only. No Cash or Myki cards.

The Westgate Punt does not operate on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or Good Friday.

Weekday Rate

Timetabled as below
$ 3
per crossing
  • PTV Subsidised
  • 3-5 min journey

Weekend Rate

Between 9.00am. to 5.00pm Sat & Sun
$ 5
per crossing
  • The weekend service runs on demand
    (you turn up, we take you across)
    between the hours of, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
    Saturday & Sunday.

Weekday timetable. Monday to Friday

Spotswood to Port Melb (Fishermans Bend)

Science Works Jetty, Spotswood is located on Douglas Parade, near the corner of Craig Street, and is a short walk from Spotswood Station.

Morning Departure Times

Afternoon Departure Times

Port Melb (Fishermans Bend) to Spotswood

Lorimer St Low Landing is located on Lorimer Street, near the corner of Sardine Street. Bus Route 237 stops nearby on Lorimer Street and runs into the city.

Morning Departure Times

Afternoon Departure Times

Weekend Timetable - Saturday & Sunday + Public Holidays

On Demand, you turn up, we take you across.

The weekend & public holiday service runs on demand (you turn up, we take you across) between the hours of, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Saturday & Sunday and on public holidays.

You may need to wait as the Punt could be completing another crossing. Just wait and we will be back to pick you up. 

The Westgate Punt does NOT operate on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or Good Friday.


What Payment options are available?

EFTPOS Only via VISA or Mastercard Debit, or any credit card inc Amex is accepted. 

Besides Pedestrians, what else can travel on the Punt?

Wheelchairs, prams, bikes and dogs on leads can travel on the ferry.

Can a bicycle travel on the punt?

Yes. Bicycles are allowed to travel on the Punt. 

I still have questions.

For all other info call 0419999458. During operating hours.

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