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Local Highlights

Adventure Park
Excellent outdoor family waterpark, 3 minutes from BIG4 Bellarine. Open from October until Easter.

Amaze ‘n Games
A Maze 'n Games has a giant maze and an 18-hole mini golf course. Indoors, you will find a pleasant cafe and a wide range of puzzles, games, toys and novelties for sale. Open Daily.

Bellarine Adventure Golf
Set on 6 acres with beautifully landscaped gardens, they have two magnificent 18 hole courses. These courses are great for any weather with both courses providing plenty of shelter from the sun or rain. Open Daily.

Tiger Moth World Adventure Park and Scenic flights
Tiger Moth World Adventure Park is an exciting theme park based around the magical 1930’s open-cockpit bi-plane. Adventure flights and fun park choice for the whole family aboard one of the parks Tiger Moth planes.

Point Richards Miniture Railway
Point Richards Railway is located at the Rotary Children’s Park, refreshments are available and there are BBQ facilities. OPEN - Sundays (weather permitting) 11am-4pm from Sept

The Queenscliff Historical Museum
The Queenscliff Historical Museum is dedicated to preserving and displaying the social history of the Borough of Queenscliff since the earliest explorations and settlement in Port Phillip. OPEN DAILY 2 – 4pm.

The Portarlington Mill
The Portarlington Mill is one of the few remaining and preserved Victorian flourmills. An imposing four-storey sandstone structure built in 1857. OPEN: September – May - Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday 12.00 to 4.00 pm

Bellarine Peninsula Railway
The Bellarine Railway runs between Queenscliff & Drysdale every Sunday and at other times during peak periods. Have a look at their website for further time information.

Queenscliff Maritime Museum
Established in 1986 the Queenscliff Maritime Museum has an impressive and extensive display of maritime history. Visitors can wander through a range of displays including model ships, ship wrecks, dive equipment and an archive library.

Flying Brick Cider Co
Live music, homebrewed cider and gastropub share plates in a timber-clad venue with outdoor tables. Very popular local haunt!

Fort Queenscliff Museum
The Fort Queenscliff Museum is a fully restored Fort and museum which will allow visitors to tour the Fort and inspect a multitude of indoor and outdoor displays. Open: 1pm & 3pm Sat, Sun, School & Public Holidays.

Bellarine Estate
Bellarine Estate’s cellar door facilities include a tasting room and a Fine Dining restaurant where you can enjoy premium wine and gourmet food at your leisure, looking out at spectacular views of the vineyard and Corio Bay. Lunches, Wine and beer tastings are available from 11am to 3.00pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Bank Road Vineyard
The recently opened cellar door offers tastings of the medal winning wines as well as light lunches and coffee, with plenty of space for the kids to roam. Open from Thursday to Sunday 11am – 5pm.

Kilgour Estate
With panoramic sea views and a warm, friendly ambience Kilgour Estate aims to please. There is gourmet food and premium wines available to everyone. Kilgour Estate is open daily 10:30am – 5pm.

Leura Park Estate
Leura Park Estate produces premium, cool maritime climate wines of a distinctive and delightful French-style subtlety. The wines are 100% estate grown and predominantly handpicked.

The Minya
Preserving the heritage of the area, the Minya is surrounded by tranquil wetlands, established in 1974 it is the only winery in the region that produces Grenache and Gewürztraminer.

Scotchman’s Hill Winery
Scotchman’s Hill is a family owned vineyard and winery. Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz are produced on the fertile volcanic soils of Mount Bellarine. The cellar door is open daily (except Christmas Day) from 10.30am to 4.30pm.

Suma Park Homestead
Cellar door wines currently consist of Oaked and Unoaked Chardonnay, Riesling, Rosé, Dry Red, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon. Our philosophy simple "Wine is to be enjoyed now"!

Jirrahlinga Wildlife Sanctuary
Cuddle a koala at Jirrahlinga Wildlife Sanctuary, a haven for sick and injured wildlife. The sanctuary is well known for its rescue of native animals. Open daily 9am – 5pm.

Sea All Dolphin Swims
The award winning Sea All Dolphin Swims of Queenscliff is family owned business offering a truly unique nautical experience in Port Phillip Bay. A clever blend of fun, adventure and education.

Gone Fishing Charters
Owner/operated for over 18 years, Gone Fishing take pride in the ability to extend local and professional knowledge to clients enabling them to achieve optimal results in their fishing experience.

Bellarine Fishing Charters
Bellarine Fishing Charters operate out of Queenscliff and run fishing trips to the southern end of Port Phillip Bay, and into Bass Strait.

Marine Discovery Centre
Located on the shores of Swan Bay in Queenscliff. The centre provides a unique location to learn about the plants and animals that inhabit our coast and marine environment.

Bellarine Bike Trail
The Bellarine Rail Trail is a recreational trail developed for use by walkers, runners, cyclists and horse riders. Starting at the Geelong Showgrounds, the trail follows the historical 33km from Geelong to Queenscliff. Railway Line and finishes at the Queenscliff Station. You can also join the trail 2km from the park.

Queenscliff and Sorrento Ferry
The Queenscliff-Sorrento car ferries criss-cross the southern end of Port Phillip Bay 24 times a day, every day of the year. Able to carry up to 700 passengers and 80 vehicles each, the twin hull vessels are built to operate in all weather conditions. The ferries are located at the Queenscliff harbour, Queenscliff and the Sorrento pier. The ferries leave every hour on the hour, 7am to 6pm. A 7pm trip operates from December 26 until the end of the state of Victoria Daylight Saving. Vessels depart 365 days of the year.

The Port Phillip Bay Heads - Rip View Lookout
Rip View Lookout offers fine ocean views over The Rip – a 3 km stretch of water dividing Point Lonsdale and Point Nepean – the two headlands at the mouth of Port Phillip Bay. The lookout is on the water's edge and is signposted off Point Lonsdale Rd. From here you can watch the ships entering and leaving Port Phillip Bay.

Queenscliff Dive Centre
The Queenscliff Dive Centre offers a total dive experience all under the one roof.

Barwon Heads Golf Club
Famous in Australian golfing circles, nestled in the dunes at the mouth of the Barwon River. Traditional links course where the elements of nature join with the beauty of the coastline.

Thirteen Beach Golf Links
Rated by Golf Australia Magazine as one of the Top 25 Golf Courses in Australia. A premium golf course set in the undulating sand dunes adjacent to Thirteenth Beach, a residential precinct and open to the public.

Clifton Springs Golf Club
The course layout demands accurate driving and precise iron play with almost all fairways flanked by mature gums. Testimony to the golf challenge presented at Clifton Springs is that very few scores below par are returned at their popular Pro-Am event each year.

Curlewis Golf Club
A stimulating challenge to every level of golfer on this rolling terrain, 6106 metre par 72 layout. Curlewis offers a taste of British heathland golf with wide rolling fairways and large, fast greens.

Ocean Grove Golf Club
Ocean Grove Golf Club is a picturesque golf course with 18 tees and 12 greens (2 double greens) situated at the mouth of the Barwon River and in close proximity to the Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads.

Queenscliff Golf Club
Situated on Swan Island, one of the most unique golfing locations in Victoria. A very well maintained "sand belt" course situated just off shore from Queenscliff. Green Fees. players most welcome.

Portarlington Golf Club
Well presented layout with excellent, fast greens. Set on well-drained slopes amidst solid established gums in a decidedly tranquil setting.

Point Lonsdale Golf Club
Just outside Queenscliff is this highly rated 'older style' layout with many golfing challenges. The treacherously fast greens are a feature of this links-like layout with its fast-running fairways and wind-affected situation.

Barwon Heads Airport
Not only does Barwon Heads airport do scenic flights and aerial photography they are also renowned for their fresh seafood outlet selling prawns, crayfish, mussels and various other seafood.

Tuckerberry Hill (Blueberry Farm)
Pick your own delicious blueberries and enjoy magnificent views. Blueberry recipe books, and all things blueberry from jams to blueberry plants for sale. Open 7 days a week, 9am – 5pm from Boxing Day until the end of February.

Blues Train
1 Train, 4 Carriages, 200 People, Australia’s Best Blues Musicians, Dinner and Show. For something decidedly different and entirely enjoyable, Queenscliff's legendary Blues Train is one of the Geelong region's most spectacular dining and entertainment experiences.

Gallivantours on The Bellarine
Services include group transport for weddings, parties, Blues Train, events, festivals, and airport shuttles. They also offer personalised services, and cater for any size of group from 2 to 50 people.

Wallington Primary School Strawberry Fair
The Strawberry Fair will be held at Wallington Primary School on Sunday March 4th. Face Painting, Craft Stalls, Pony Rides, Food & Drinks and lots more...

Local Events

Point Lonsdale Market
from 28 November, 2008 to 28 November, 2009
Second Sunday of the month and also Easter Saturday and the first Saturday in December. 9am - 2pm. Home produced and home grown vegies, fruit, food, woodwork, crafts, plants and knitwear. Rides, children's playground. Approximately 150 stalls. Indoor/outdoor.

Portarlington Sunday Market
from 28 November, 2008 to 28 November, 2009
Last Sunday every month throughout the year (3rd Sunday in December), 9am - 2pm. This market has rapidly grown and now has about 150 stalls selling a variety of interesting products. There is something for everyone, plus rides and amusements, all in a picturesque setting.

Queenscliff Music Festival
from 28 November, 2008 to 28 November, 2009
Now in its 11th year, Queenscliff Music Festival is one of Australia's great festival experiences for music lovers. A family-friendly and just plain friendly festival, Queenscliff is much loved for its depth and diversity of musical talent as well as its picturesque seaside setting. Queenscliff is located just over an hour's drive from Melbourne. Queenscliff offers the very best of original contemporary music in Australia, as well as a few select invited international guests. There's also great food and wine, street entertainment.

Portarlington Mussel Festival
from 28 November, 2008 to 28 November, 2009
The Portarlington Mussel Festival is organised by a small committee of volunteers who wish to continue the summer festival theme. Portarlington is the mussel capital of Victoria, so it was a natural choice to run a mussel festival. The festival will showcase local produce, including wine, olives, and cheeses. There will be mussels to sample and purchase, prepared in a variety of ways. They will be available to purchase fresh from the Pier, and a charter boat will run trips to the mussel farms. Weather permitting, The sailing ship Enterprize will also be in Port to provide short sailing tours.

Rip To View Swim Classic
from 28 November, 2008 to 28 November, 2009
Each Summer thousands of keen open water swimmers participate in what is widely regarded to be one of the most enjoyable and friendliest open water swims conducted. It is also a great preparation and warm up for those who are participating in the Lorne Pier to Pub swim as it is one of only a handful of swims that are a straight line swim like Lorne. This annual 1.4 kilometre swim starts at the Springs Beach near the football oval and finishes outside the Point Lonsdale shops. Open to all 12 year olds and up. Organised by the Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving Club as a fundraiser.

Rip To River Run
from 28 November, 2008 to 28 November, 2009
A 10 km surf beach run from "The Rip" Point Lonsdale to Ocean Grove by the Barwon River.

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