A 12-month trial of a commuter ferry service between Bellerive and Hobart is operational from 9 August 2021.

Concession fares

Passengers providing the following evidence of eligibility may travel at the one-way adult concession fare of $2.40:

  • passengers aged 70 or over;
  • passengers classified as a War Widow by Department of Veterans’ Affairs;
  • passengers holding a current Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card (concession applies to the primary cardholder only);
  • Seniors Card holders (issued by an Australian State or Territory Government);
  • passengers displaying evidence of Immigration status cards (issued by the Department of Home Affairs);
  • passengers displaying Residence Determination ImmiCards (issued by the Department of Home Affairs); and
  • passengers displaying proof of enrollment as a full-time student at:
    • a senior secondary college that is a State school  or is registered by the Tasmania Non-Government  Schools Registration Board
    • a University
    • TasTAFE
    • Tasmanian College of English (adult concession applies from the start of the year in which the card holder turns 19).

Eligibility for free travel

The following passengers are eligible to travel for free:

  • all passengers who are Metro Greencard holders or travelling with a bicycle or e-scooter method;
  • a person presenting a valid Vision Impaired Person’s Travel Pass issued under the authority of the Commissioner for Transport, and attendant/mobility instructor;
  • totally and Permanently Incapacitated (TPI) and Extreme Disablement Adjustment (EDA) pensioners, presenting a current Goldcard issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs in the name of the passenger, and embossed with EDA or TPI; and
  • companion of a Companion Card holder (while the card holder pays their own fare).

For more information:

Derwent Ferries
6240 1893
Web: www.derwentferries.com.au