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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.

Pigs do Fly Degustation at Flying Brick - 28 February 2015

And they are landing at the spectacular new Flying Brick Cider House in the heart of The Bellarine, home to the...

Wallington Strawberry Fair - celebrate the humble strawberry - 1 March 2015

Each year the Wallington Strawberry Fair welcomes thousands of visitors to enjoy great live music, market stalls,...

MFWF Bubbles on the Bay with Searoad Ferries! - 7 March 2015

Indulge in High Tea on the Sea as you take in the spectacular scenery of Port Phillip Bay. This two hour bay crossing...

The Vue Grand a fitting venue for afternoon tea! - 22 March 2015

On the back of very successful and sold out events, the Vue Grand has made their Grand Afternoon Teas a regular...

Be entertained at Flying Brick on Friday nights! - 27 March 2015

The new Flying Brick Cider House will get your weekends off to a great start with music playing on Friday nights.

Sublime new eatery at Oakdene Vineyards opens - Mr Grubb! - 30 March 2015

Oakdee Vineyards has added to its offering of a fine-dining restaurant and unique upside-down house cellar door by...

Beautiful twilight cruises with Searoad Ferries - Various dates

Enjoy the magic of twilight on Port Phillip Bay. Sit back and take in this beautiful part of the late afternoon/early...

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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.