The Westgate Punt is a ferry service that crosses the Yarra River between Spotswood Jetty and Westgate Landing in Port Melbourne under the West Gate Bridge.
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 that run from Port Melbourne into the city.
Spotswood Jetty (Melways ref: 55 C1) is located on Douglas Parade, near the corner of Craig Street, and is a short walk from Spotswood Station.
Westgate 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.
Weekday Timetable: Monday to Friday
The weekday fare is $2.70 per crossing.
To: Port Melbourne (Fishermans Bend)
Morning 6:30 AM 6:50 AM 7:10 AM 7:30 AM 7:50 AM 8:10 AM 8:30 AM 8:50 AM 9:10 AM
Afternoon 3:50 PM 4:10 PM 4:30 PM 4:50 PM 5:10 PM 5:30 PM 5:50 PM 6:10 PM 6:30 PM 6:50 PM
From: Port Melbourne (Fishermans Bend)
Morning 6:40 AM 7:00 AM 7:20 AM 7:40 AM 8:00 AM 8:20 AM 8:40 AM 9:00 AM
Afternoon 3:40 PM 4:00 PM 4:20 PM 4:40 PM 5:00 PM 5:20 PM 5:40 PM 6:00 PM 6:20 PM 6:40 PM 7:00 PM
For further information on the weekday service timetable please visit the PTV website.
Weekend Fares $5.00 one way.
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 and Sunday.
Westgate punt [pic] links the Bay Trail West bike trail to the Bay Trail.
Note: Bridge is two words: West Gate. Punt and park is one word: Westgate.
When & Where
Happens: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Times: Weekdays 6.30 to 9.30 am, 4.00 to 7.00 pm | Weekends 9.00am to 5.00pm
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