2 Shaw Street, Currie, KING ISLAND, Tasmania  03 6462 1415



Ship departs Grassy on Tuesday and arrives Geelong on Wednesday.

Cars can be dropped off at Grassy on Tuesday between 8am and 9am or between 8 am and 3.30 pm on other days. No receival of cars is available at Grassy on Saturday or Sunday.

Before you pick up your car at Geelong ring the security office on 03 5247 0366 to organise pickup and find out what time it will be available. Have your consignment note with you.

Payment to Bass Island Line must be made with their booking agent Jim McKenzie Agencies before the car is shipped and can be Cash, Bank Cheque or EFTPOS. Cheques cannot be accepted.


Cars must be dropped off at Geelong before 10.30am on Wednesday’s for next sailing to King Island.

When dropping off your car at Geelong you must have two copies of your consignment note with you which is available from Tas Cargo Services. Please call the security office to arrange drop off time 03 5247 0366.

Ship departs Geelong on Wednesday and arrive Grassy on Friday.

Payment must be made with Tas Cargo Services before the car is shipped and can be Cash, Bank Cheque or EFTPOS.  Cheques cannot be accepted.


A Tourist Rate fare is offered by Bass Island Line where a free return shipment is available. Valid flight booking details must be given to qualify. The return trip must be completed 3 months from the first trip.

If a different car is returned, on the free return leg, a surcharge will apply of $286 inclusive.

Commercial, Laden Vehicles or Business Cars do not qualify for the Tourist Rate.

Bass Strait Vehicle Equalisation Scheme - King Island to Geelong or Geelong to King Island

A $229 rebate from the government is available if you meet the following criteria.

  • You must be flying on a commercial airline in the same direction as the car.
  • Valid flight booking details must be supplied on the claim form.
  • You must be flying 7 days either side of when your car is shipped.
  • If travelling between 8 to 14 days of the car being shipped you are eligible for the rebate if you provide a valid reason for your delayed travel.
  • The vehicle must be Registered to qualify for the rebate.
  • A car with a road permit will not receive the rebate.

Claim forms can be obtained from Jim McKenzie Agencies or Tas Cargo Services.

Unladen Vehicle Rates Fare Incl Wharfage Deducting 1st Rebate Deducting 2nd Rebate
Small Car One Way Vehicle up to 4.29 metres long $610.06 $381.06 -
Tourist Rate Return Trip same car (within 3 months) $684.42 $455.42 $226.42
Large Car One Way Vehicles over 4.29 m up to 5.50 m $784.96 $555.96 -
Tourist Rate Return Trip same car (within 3 months) $859.32 $630.32 $401.32


Wharfage is included in the above rates: Grassy $45.74 inclusive and Geelong $28.62 inclusive

All prices quoted are Inclusive of GST and are subject to change without notice.