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A Day Trippers Guide to Portarlington

Escape to Portarlington for the day.  A day of fresh sea air, wide open spaces and friendly faces does wonder!  While you are there, be sure to check out these superb seaside suggestions… The beautiful bayside of Portarlington is nestled away on the Bellarine, surrounded by stunning coastlines and scenic settings.  Discover it all at…

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June 23, 2022

Footy Ferry Is Back

Catch a fast CATamaran to see the Cats in Melbourne Round 1 Friday 17 March – MCG 7.40 pm (Home Game) Get Ready… Footy Ferries are back in 2023, and this year we’ll be offering more 2-way services to get you across the Bay, and home again after the game. Click below to check out…

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March 10, 2022

Melbourne Ferry Terminal

New Melbourne Ferry Terminal is now open The new Melbourne Ferry Terminal, which will act as a “Community Hub for Docklands’ residents, businesses and visitors,” is now open opposite Central Pier. Port Phillip Ferries has responded to community and stakeholder demand by creating a purpose-built ferry terminal/community hub with a full-service café, accessible bathrooms, and…

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March 9, 2022

Docklands Drone Show

Docklands will host Australia’s largest-ever drone show See the night sky sparkle this summer as 350 drones light up Docklands to tell stories in the stars. Two eight-minute shows run over Victoria Harbour nightly in an enchanting visual spectacular combined with poetry soundscapes. From 15 to 24 January, hear ‘Melbourne, Feel the Sound’, a poem…

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January 3, 2022

Fish Club

School holiday activity: Catch the ‘Ferry to Inspire Sustainability Heroes’ Kids are invited to discover the secrets of Port Phillip Bay and to learn more about caring for our local marine environment at FISH Club these school holidays. Port Phillip Ferries have partnered with the teams at Queenscliff based Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre and…

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December 21, 2021

Pixar Putt – Mini Golf Geelong

Pixar Putt Hits Geelong’s Waterfront Get ready to kick some serious putt when Pixar Putt takes Geelong to infinity…and beyond, this summer! Australia’s much loved open-air mini-golf sensation is made up of interactive putt-putt holes inspired by the stories, characters and icons from some of Pixar’s most beloved films including Toy Story, Monsters Inc, Soul,…

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December 12, 2021

Family day trip to Geelong

Family day trip to Geelong Geelong offers endless fun for all family members these holidays. From unique cycling escapades to forest bathing, learning about Aboriginal Dreamtime and feeding wallabies, and we haven’t forgotten about the thrill-seekers! 1. Indulge the kids in an ancient health tradition Try something a little different with the older kids these…

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December 3, 2021

‘Must Do’ Family Weekend in Portarlington

Making Memories – ‘Must Do’ Family Weekend in Portarlington Portarlington, a true hidden gem in the Bellarine, is the perfect destination for a fun-filled weekend with the kids. And whatever their age, there’s an activity that is sure to please! DAY 1 DOUBLE SHOT LATTE! – (or perhaps an English Breakfast?!) Whatever your style, start…

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December 2, 2021

District Live

DISTRICT LIVE Summer Music Sessions with free performances from: FRIDAY 26 NOVEMBER, 6:00pm – 8:30pm Joe Camilleri & The Black Sorrows Trio With support from Scott Darlow & Abbey Stone Gates open at 5.00 pm with a live DJ SATURDAY 27 NOVEMBER, 6:00pm – 8:30pm Daryl Braithwaite With support from Abbey Stone & Tim Henwood…

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November 15, 2021

What’s on in Melbourne

What’s On In Melbourne As Melbourne starts to open up again, the City of Melbourne has initiated some great incentives to invite people back to the CBD. Below is a quick snapshot of What’s On in Melbourne as we start to head into Summer. Get $5 car parking at city car parks Score $5 parking…

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November 5, 2021

Geelong Jazz Soirees Summer Series

Geelong Jazz Soirees Summer Series Geelong Jazz Soirees Summer Series (GJSSS) is bringing live music back to the iconic Geelong Botanic Gardens with three unmissable concerts this February. Pack a picnic and enjoy performances from some of the regions finest musicians including the Suspects, Lucy Head and Phillipa McQuinn and more to be announced. Just…

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November 5, 2021

Flying Brick Bellarine Sunset Run

Flying Brick Bellarine Sunset Run February 12th 2022 Over our first 6 years, we’ve found the perfect way to combine some of life’s loves. Many families and friends have ventured to the Bellarine Peninsula to spend a weekend running, eating, drinking, smiling and laughing with friends and loved ones. Our family organised run is also…

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October 11, 2021