Port Phillip Ferries
Traveling daily between Melbourne and Portarlington.
You can almost watch the world go by from the beautiful bayside of Portarlington. Nestled away on the Bellarine, surrounded by award-winning wineries, Portarlington is best known for its fresh mussels, beautiful vistas and stunning coastline. This coastal village has the most delightful atmosphere that will have you falling in love with everything it offers.
Book your ticket or learn more at: www.portphillipferries.com.au or we can arrange transfers.
Curlewis Golf Course & Driving Range
Finesse your Form or Just for Fun! 18 indoor/outdoor driving range bays. Mini Golf course, PGA Pro Lessons, Trackman Golfperformance technology, High performance sessions and XGOLF SIMULATORS where you can play the world. One of Australia’s Top Golf Courses. Also visit The Range @ Curlewis for Mini Golf and state of the art Driving Range & Function Conference facility.
Learn more here: www.curlewisgolf.com.au
Wine and dine in style with The Q Train
The Q Train is a travelling restaurant departing principally from the historic Drysdale Railway Station, just an easy 10 minute drive from Portarllington. The Q Train will take you to Queenscliff via Suma Park and then return to Drysdale, where you will alight approximately 4 hours later. serving local produce on every journey from the comfort of our refurbished dining cars; providing every customer with a delicious rail journey, and unique views of Swan Bay and the Bellarine.
Never before has Australia seen a heritage rail line used for showcasing local food, wine, beer and cider. We’re inviting locals and visitors alike to come aboard our restored carriages and enjoy a gastronomical journey unlike anything else you have experienced.
Leaving alternatively from Drysdale or Queenscliff we offer packages and can organise transport Learn more here: www.theqtrain.com.au
Drysdale: Recreation Reserve 3rd Sunday Oct-May, 9.30am-1.30pm
Ocean Grove: Kingston Park, 1st Sunday Oct-Apr, 9am-1pm
Point Lonsdale: Point Lonsdale Primary School 2nd Sunday, 9am-2pm
Portarlington: Parks Hall, last Sunday, 9am-2pm
Queenscliff: Lower Princess Park, last Sunday Sept-May, 9am-2pm
Steampacket Gardens Art & Craft Market Waterfront Geelong: 1st Sunday, 10am-3pm
Belmont: Barwon Valley Activity Centre Sundays, 8am-2pm
Beckley Park Market: Princes Hwy, Corio Saturdays, 8.30-1pm
Showgrounds Market: Sundays, 8am-2pm
Portarlingtons Old Mill
The Portarlington Flour Mill is on the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Register with a State Classification.
It is located in Turner Court off Sproat Street at Portarlington on the Bellarine Peninsula.
Telephone: 03 5259 3084
Queenscliffe Maritime Museum
The museum focuses on the hazards to shipping of “The Rip” at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay. There is hyrographic model showing the infamous “Rip Deep”. Lifeboats were stationed at Queenscliff near “The Rip” for 120 years from 1856. On display is the beautifully restored RNLI Watson Class lifeboat on call for 50 years until the service ceased in 1976. Other features include navigation aids and safety gear, maritime paintings and the history of Port Phillip Sea Pilots. Open daily from 10.30am to 4.30pm.
Telephone 03 5258 3440
Bellarine Adventure Golf
Set on six landscaped acres, Bellarine Adventure Golf is not your average mini golf. Choose from two exciting themed courses with all the gadgets that make this mini golf experience a real adventure. The Mill course is a challenging 18-hole course with waterwheels and other obstacles to test your putting skills. Or take on the Mountain Course and try some vertical challenges – ball versus gravity. Bellarine Hwy on the Geelong side of Grubb Rd intersection (look for the red roof)
Telephone 03 5250 3777
Adventure Park has a multitude of action packed rides and attractions. Featuring paddle boats, Aqua Bikes, Moon Bikes, Jumping Jets, Archery Range, Merry-go-Round, Volley Ball, Adventure Playground, 2 Jumping Castles, flying fox, Canoes, Train Rides. 2 mini golf courses, Par 3 Golf, Go Karts. There are BBQ and picnic areas, Kiosk and Cafe. 1251 Bellarine Hwy, Wallington.
Telephone 03 52 502756
A Maze ‘N Games
One of Australia’s biggest three dimensional wooden mazes, your challenge is to collect four flags on your way through. Guaranteed to keep the kids amused for almost an hour! Take a putt on A Maze ‘N Golf’s 18 holes of mini golf, all set within a maze. There are outside puzzles including giant chess. Relax inside in the cafe for focaccia, coffee and cake, and test your skills on the array of free games and puzzles. Take home a jigsaw or puzzle from one of the biggest collections of puzzles and games on the Peninsula – all for sale!
Cnr Grubb Rd & Bellarine Hwy, Wallington.
Telephone 03 5250 2669
Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary
Jirrahlinga is renowned for its extensive work in dealing with sick, injured and orphaned koalas, birds, mammals and sealife. It collaborates with non-government and government agencies. Injured and orphaned wildlife is restored back to health in the Animal Hospital before being released into the wild. Taits Road, Barwon Heads
Telephone 03 5254 2484
Sea All Dolphin Swims
The tours promote environmental awareness through controlled interaction with wild seals and dolphins, but with high emphasis on fun and adventure and without sacrificing safety.
The cruises are suitable for couples, families, social groups and school groups. Passengers mix with people from all over the world and hear the friendly staff as they give their expert interpretation on the many interesting features of the cruise. Leaves Queenscliff Boat Harbour
Telephone 03 5258 3889
Bellarine Peninsula Railway
The Bellarine Peninsula Railway operates a collection of heritage trains from around Australia on 16 km of restored track from historic Queenscliff to Drysdale on the Bellarine Peninsula. Travel into Australia’s past to relive an era of Steam and Diesel powered Locomotives and the trains they hauled were an essential part of life.
Show the younger generations what life was like in the time of steam engines, compartment and lounge cars through rolling landscape and splendid coastal views. Leaves Queenscliff and Drysdale,
Telephone 03 5258 2069
St Leonards/Indented Head
Safe beaches for swimming and boating are a big draw card to these seaside towns on the tip of the Peninsula. Much of the filming for Seachange was done around here. Shallow waters are great for sailing, fishing and snorkeling. Walk around The Edwards Point Fauna Reserve, popular with bird watchers, leaving the Car Park at Beach Road.