Things To Do

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Fishing

Golf

Food & Wine

Train Rides

Attractions

Events & Places

Boating & Fishing

The Bellarine Peninsula is ideal location with bay access right at your doorstep. You can drop a line for any pier or launch your boat or jet ski. If you are over 18 and plan to fish, you will need to have a valid fishing license. These are available online at www.vfa.vic.gov.au  or in person at the Portarlington Post Office. See reception for hire options of boats and Kayaks

Kayak Hire

Dylene Holiday Park Portarlington have 1 or 2 Seater Kayaks for hire.
1 seater $20 for 2 hours
2 seater $30 for 2 hours

Boat Hire

Beachlea Boat Hire Indented Heads can help with all your boat hire needs.
www.beachleaboathire.com.au

Anchor Maritime Services

Whether you’re a keen fisherman, snorkeler, diver or would like to cruise around Port Phillip Bay watching the seals and dolphins play, Anchor Maritime Services have a trip to suit you. A certified Parks Victoria licensed tour operator, Anchor Maritime Services offer a unique day out for all ages on their 26FT, 8 passenger Catamaran ‘Otway Odyssea’.
Regular trips depart from Portarlington Harbour with a range of Charters and Eco tours available including; snorkeling trips (every 2 hours), half or full day fishing charters (pre-booked only) and full day South Channel Fort & Popes Eye tours (pre-booked only)

www.anchormaritime.com.au

Golf Courses

Throw your clubs in and make your way around premier golfing destinations. Set in stunning coastal views, when you test your skills in the Bellarine Peninsula region which has some of Australia’s best golf courses.  Of the 10+ courses within the region, 6 are ranked in Australia’s top 100;

Portarlington Golf Club
The course is a challenging tree lined course with a wonderful variety of golf holes, pure putting surfaces and excellent year-round conditioning. The Club is committed to improving all aspects of the golf course to ensure the best possible playing conditions can be assured for our members and guests.

13th Beach Golf Links
The links is famously known for its two courses, with first class conditioning all year round. The Creek Course has gently undulating couch fairways, and huge, deep bunkers filled with yellow sand. The Beach Course Long rough, firm and fast greens, and the formidable presence of Mother Nature all contributing to make the scoring of par a difficult task.

Clifton Springs Golf Club
Clifton Spring course is challenging 18-hole layout, can trace its origins back to the late 19th century.  It is believed it first took shape as part of a clifftop hotel development catering for holidaymakers coming by paddle steamer to the nearby mineral springs.

Queenscliff Golf Club
What a unique Island setting with fresh air, natural beauty and tranquility. The absolute beauty of the course and its’ environs is not lost on the Golfers, as it changes with the time of day, the light, the sea breezes, and the change of seasons.

Curlewis Golf Club
This course with a sandy base, a minimum of trees, and naturally undulating couch fairways.  With challenging bunkers and firm, fast greens, it is the wind that often determines the level of playing difficulty. The course measures 6,150 metres and is a challenging par-72. A challenge for players of all standards and a true test of golfing ability.

Food & Wine

The Bellarine Taste Trail –   farmgate producers, provedores, unique wineries, beer and cider and award-winning cafes and restaurants – Visit www.thebellarinetastetrail.com.au for a printable map.


2270 Portarlington Road, Bellarine, Victoria, 3221
Family owned winery producing exceptional cool climate wines and craft beers. Enjoy fabulous food made with the freshest local produce while overlooking the vineyard and Port Philip Bay. Relax on our expansive manicured lawns and enjoy a game of giant chess or checkers.

85 McAdams Lane, Bellarine, Victoria, 3221
When only a brilliant regional experience will do. Unrivalled panoramic views across the bay. The onsite restaurant, winery and cellar door ensures the ultimate vineyard encounter. Enjoy sophisticated wines & stunning seasonal menu.

90 McAdams Lane, Bellarine, Victoria, 3221
As you drive down McAdams Lane to the entrance of Terindah Estate, you gain glimpses of the breathtaking views awaiting you. It is the place for anyone interested in visiting a vineyard with award-winning wines, delicious food and stunning architectural event spaces.

2171 Portarlington Road, Bellarine, Victoria, 3221
Set beside a rustic 100 year old dairy on the corner of Macadams lane, this charming family run vineyard offers old fashioned hospitality. Sit under the sugar gums, sip wine from a broad tasting menu and enjoy the panoramic view.

43-53 Nye Road, Swan bay, Victoria, 3225
Take in the Bellarine’s most picturesque views over Swan Bay to Queenscliff. Enjoy tastings of artisan wines at the Cellar Door and seasonal housemade dishes, antipasto platters & cakes at Basils Farmhouse Cafe. Enjoy a walk through the potager garden and visit the farm animals!

250 Portarlington Road, Bellarine, Victoria, 3221
Fresh Portarlington mussels & Angasi Oysters direct from the farmer to you. Buy them fresh, cooked to take home or dine in and enjoy the extensive menu.

Train Rides

Bellarine Peninsula offer scenic drive through the country side where everyone can relax take a train ride.

The Q Train

The Q Train is a restaurant that travels along the historic Bellarine Railway between Drysdale and Queenscliff. This heritage rail line showcasing local food, wine, beer and cider. Booking Required www.qtrain.com.au

Bellarine Railway

Bellarine Heritage Railway parts from Queenscliff and Drysdale stations, on most Sundays, as well as Tuesday and Thursday Easter, July and September school holidays. During the summer holidays, extra train running days will be scheduled. http://bellarinerailway.com.au

Portarlington Bayside Miniature Railway

Portarlington Bayside Miniature Railway offers magic and charm of the miniature railway.

Children Activities  & Attractions

Fun unlimited for children of all ages can be had here on the Bellarine Peninsula.
Adventure Park
The Bellarine had the biggest theme park in Victoria and it is only 20km away. Home to the Proslide Tornado waterslide. It’s the most thrilling water ride in the world. Adrenaline pumping, heart stopping & at Adventure Park Geelong.

A Maze’n Games

Enjoyable activities for all occasions to enhance your relaxation. Our large covered BBQ area suits any weather. Lose yourself or the kids in one of Australia’s largest timber mazes. Try a game of mini golf with 24 holes.


Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary
This sancturary cares for injured wildlife and is home to a wide range of native Australian wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, emus, dingoes and birds. – Taits Road Barwon Heads
Entry Fee – Adults: $18 Children 4 – 15 years: $10 under 4: FREE

Supatramp
70+ interconnected trampolines, dodgeball courts, an air-mat, dunking arena, supa climb arena, five story playground & café.

Pier View Lolly Shop
Located in Portarlington main street, have a range of Australian, English, American & New Zealand lollies & Norden fine Ice creams.

Festivals & Events