Private “The Bay of Melbourne in a Day” Tour


Explore Melbourne’s beautiful bay on one of our unique Melbourne tours.

Take a scenic drive along the bay of Melbourne.

You will see the historic Brighton beach huts, a ship wreck at half moon bay, amazing view spots, and beautiful beaches as you journey towards the Mornington Peninsula.

Explore the back beaches of Sorrento or Portsea.

Enjoy a fabulous lunch overlooking the beach at the Portsea Hotel.

Experience a ferry ride which will take you from Sorrento to Queenscliff, a historic town with lovely Victorian hotels, lighthouses, and an old fort.

Visit the Port Phillip Bay opening, a small gap of about 3.5 km known as the rip for its powerful currents as you discover the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse. The lookout gives you great views of the ocean and the bay.

This is a unique tour which will give you a fantastic idea of the bay of Melbourne and the charming towns and suburbs that surround it.

Proposed Tour Itinerary

Duration: 9 hours

  • Scenic drive along the Melbourne Bay
  • St Kilda
  • Brighton Beach huts
  • Ship wreck at Half Moon Bay
  • Mt Martha Cove
  • Sorrento Back Beach
  • Portsea
  • Ferry ride across the bay
  • Queenscliff
  • The Rip (Port Phillip Bay Heads)
  • Point Lonsdale Lighthouse


The Port Phillip Bay

The Port Phillip Bay

The beautiful, calm bay of Melbourne.

Beach boxes

Beach boxes

Historic and colourful beach boxes along the bay.

Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach

Views overlooking the Melbounre city and the Brighton Beach huts.

Back Beaches

Back Beaches

The bay is always very quite as its protected by a narrow gap about 3.5 km wide called the Rip. The back beaches around Portsea and Sorrento are of open ocean and can get waves over 5 meters. This coast is very beautiful and has some lovely rock formations to explore.

Alternative Options

St. Kilda Pier Walk

Winery Lunch in Red Hill

Peninsula Hot Springs

Blairgowrie Pier Walk



Our standard private Port Phillip Bay tour includes commentary, hotel pick up and drop off, luxury touring vehicle, complimentary water and tickets for the ferry.

Prices starts from $125.


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