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Diving and marine adventures

Swim with seals or drop a line

With shipwrecks aplenty, great dropoffs and fantastic marine life, the diving in the Bellarine region is great. Closer to shore, you can explore the rockpools, snorkel, paddle and surf. Or charter a...


Food, wine, music and fun at festivals on the Bellarine

On the Bellarine you'll find many festivals celebrating great food in general or specific foods (Portarlington mussels, Ocean Grove apples, Wallington strawberries) and also music. A great excuse...

The lighthouses

Fascinating maritime landmarks and shipping history

There are three significant historical lighthouses on the Bellarine Peninsula, which have long been guiding ships through what some sailors claim to be the most dangerous passage of water in the...

Proximity to Melbourne

A short journey from your place to ours with rewards aplenty

The Bellarine Peninsula is so accessible from Melbourne, you'll be checked in and relaxing with a glass of local wine before you know it!

Award-winning wine region

The best of the best ...

Wine on the Bellarine has a long and interesting history. Today the region has a large number of wineries - many boutique and family-owned - creating a large range of wines. Being set on Mt...

Fresh and local seafood

There's seafood all around us!

Catch and cook your own or sit back and be waited on? Eating out of paper and tossing chips to the seagulls or white tablecloths and attentive service? From flake 'n' chips to bouillabase, whatever...

Award-winning restaurants

Our restaurants are grabbing foodie judge's attention

With such fantastic, passionate chefs in our Taste Trail restaurants creating delicious dishes with the Bellarine's great range of fresh seafood and local produce, its no wonder they keep grabbing...

World-class golf courses

More chance for a hole in one!

We have three world-class golf courses within minutes of Barwon Heads - the sensational 'Golf Village by the Sea' - and several other underrated courses on the Bellarine.

Village markets

Browse the fresh local produce and handmade goodies

Every weekend you'll find at least one great local market on the Bellarine Peninsula with an emphasis on handmade goods and fresh local produce.

The legendary Blues Train

A Bellarine entertainment experience

For something decidedly different and entirely enjoyable, Queenscliff's legendary Blues Train is one of Victoria's most spectacular dining and entertainment experiences.

Oakdene Vineyard's exciting new venture - 29 May 0014

A new casual dining bistro is on its way to Oakdene Vineyard, looking to open this spring.

Bellarine features in ABC's Delicous Magazine - 28 May 2014

Ben Shewry loved the Bellarine so much there is now an eight page spread of all his favourite producers from the...

Gourmet Traveller Wine - Australia's Best Cellar Door Award Winners - 28 May 2014

Gourmet Traveller Wine have announced the 2014 winners of Australia's Best Cellar Door Award with four wineries on the...

Vue Grand's Real Wedding Story - 28 June 2014

Serena and Dan share their special day at Queenscliff's beautiful Vue Grand.

Winsor Dobbin rates Queenscliff as a place to unwind and relax - 28 June 2014

Winsor Dobbin, the blogger of 'On The Road Again: Travelling, Eating and Drinking' has declared Queesncliff "the...

Bellarine Taste Trail features on Postcards - 28 July 2014

The Bellarine Taste Trail and its fabulous producers featured on the popular Channel 9/WIN program Postcards on Sunday...

Susie's Seafood Pie judges favourite - 29 July 2014

Local Bellarine bakery, Rolling Pin Pies, has added another award-winning and delcious pie to the menu....with a...

Sample Itineraries For:

Food and wine experiences
Food and wine experiences
If food and wine is your focus, you'll be in heaven on the Bellarine Taste Trail.
So many prize-winning wineries, so many varieties, cellar door tastings, cafes and magnificent views.
Seafood experiences
Seafood experiences
Take your pick or try them all - mussels, abalone, squid and local fish, all fresh off the boat.
Family fun features on the Bellarine - so many child-friendly things to do!
Couples are spoilt for choice of active weekends, lazy ones, partying or relaxing.
Girls' getaways
Girls' getaways
Great shopping, pampering, cafes, wine tours, gourmet foods and girl time.
Bloke's breaks
Bloke's breaks
Work up an appetite (golf, fishing, surfing) and fill up on local beer, wine and tucker.
For a romantic weekend or mid-week getaway, top up your love tank.
Quick and organised
Quick and organised
Leave it all up to the pros & take a tour or plan ahead & book your activities.