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Ferryman Cruises

Explore Bribie Island & Pumicestone Passage


Discover the Pumcistone Passage aboard Bribie Islands only smooth water cruiser the M.V Ferryman!

Experience Bribie Island and its surrounds on a scenic boat tour of the Pumicestone Passage. Bribie’s sunshine and spectacular views of the Glass House Mountains provide the perfect back drop to Ferryman’s public cruises and private charters.

Offering morning, lunch and sunset cruises you will be entertained with the Skippers commentary while keeping a look out for the local dolphins, dugong and sea birds.

These smooth water cruises are the perfect family outing and a great way to introduce yourself and the kids to boating. This is calm water cruising at its best!

Welcome Aboard the Bribie Island Ferryman

What better way to discover Bribie Island than by its beautiful waterway known as the Pumicestone Passage that separates the mainland from paradise.

Bribie Island, located only 40 minutes north of Brisbane Airport and the Sunshine Coast, is known for its sensational beaches, coastal waterways, arts, culture, food, and laid back nature.

The Pumicestone Passage is an amazing attraction of this wonderful area attracting local, interstate, and international tourists.  We are privileged to be able to show you the beauty of Bribie Island on a smooth water cruise aboard The Ferryman.

All  cruises venture into the heart of the Pumicesone Passage which is steeped in history, rich in wild life and natural beauty.  The Pumicestone Passage inhabits mangroves, salt marshes, sand flats, coastal dunes and seagrass meadows, making the perfect home to dugongs, dolphins, turtles and a variety of sea birds.

The Pumicestone Passage also provides the most breath taking views of the Glass House Mountains with vistas of lush green rolling hills leading to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.

Camera and nature enthusiasts or sight-seeing fanatics will not be disappointed during a cruise aboard the Ferryman.

Our vessel can carry 52 people undercover with comfortable seating, open air viewing decks, licensed bar and is very stable offering a nice calm and smooth cruise.

Private Charters and More

Ferryman Cruises offers a beautiful venue for private parties and events. Select a category below to learn more about what we can do for your next private function!

A 5-Star Bribie Island Experience

morning tea cruise
Each Trip is Like New

Such is the nature of The Ferryman Cruise, it doesn't matter how many times you take this wonderful adventure, it is always new! Nature is opportunistic and you never know what might pop up during the day! Different times of the day, month or year, always that bit different. Mix that with an informative and entertaining crew and you've got the perfect mix.

– Jubbly R., TripAdvisor
serving lunch on ferryman cruise
Ferryman Cruise

A wonderful relaxing afternoon on the beautiful Bribie waterways, very informative about marine life and bird life around the area beautiful afternoon tea, owners try very hard to please all ages. Highly recommend this cruise.

– Reg Val F., TripAdvisor
Ferryman Cruises Bribie Captain
Top Class Trip

The skipper and crew were very informative about the area and provided an excellent day out. They also had a great sense of humour which made our experience all the more wonderful. Well done Ferryman Cruises - whenever our family and friends visit us here at our home on Bribie we will keep you in mind for future cruises.

– Edward P., TripAdvisor
fathers day cruise bribie island
Family Tour

Wonderful cruise through the Pumicestone Passage, suitable for tourists and newbies to the region. Very good and knowledgeable narration throughout the cruise with wildlife sightings galore..l highly recommended.

– Rich B., TripAdvisor