Getting Here



Tortoise Head Lodge is a leisurely 6 minute walk from Tankerton Jetty, on French Island.

It's an enjoyable and scenic walk, but of course we are happy to meet you at the jetty, and to assist guests with luggage and transport.

Tankerton is easily accessed by passenger ferries from Stony Point on the mainland, and Cowes on Phillip Island.


These ferries take passengers and bicycles; they do not transport cars or motorbikes.

Ferry timetables and fares are available on the Westernport Ferries web site

Charters are also available.  Contact Westernport Ferries

Stony Point

The Stony Point ferry wharf is about 80 km from Melbourne by road (mostly highways).

The Stony Point wharf is also accessible by can be reached by or train and can be reached by car or train.

Stony Point location is shown on Google Maps or Melway map 195 F5

Supervised car parking is available at the rear of Stony Point caravan park is $4.40 per day (per 24 hours) ph: 03 5983 9242.

For other exciting travel options (helicopter, seaplane, your boat or aircraft, jet ski or hang glider) please contact us.

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