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Take a wander to 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.

Secrets Only A Local Would Know

We’ve done all the heavy lifting for you… so grab a coffee (or a wine) and have a browse at our top picks for Portarlington!

Your Definitive Guide to Catching the ‘Ferry to the Footy’

Your Definitive Guide to Catching the ‘Ferry to the Footy’

Yes, friends. Summer is officially over and the AFL Season hath returneth. Team scarves, beanies and Guernsey’s are being pulled out from the back of cupboards. Melbournites are out in force exclaiming things like “Footy Season. Geez! That came around quick”. And of...

E-biking your way to the wineries

E-biking your way to the wineries

Our friends at Bella E-Bike Hire have put together some great ideas on what to get up to around Portarlington... by bike. And yep, they have baskets on board to fill up with all the beautiful produce (wines) you might come across in your journey 🙂 Here's what Jeremy...

Sweet Times in Portarlington

Sweet Times in Portarlington

Life is like a box of chocolates;  You never know what you’re gonna get…  Except in the case of sweet treats in Portarlington.  In this scenario, you know exactly what you’re gonna get. Sizes, styles and saccharinity may vary but the consistent delivery of quality sweet treats in Portarlington is assured.  Check out some of our favourite spots to stop in at that will unquestionably satisfy the sweetest of teeth.

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Bellarine Packages

Treat yourself to one of our expertly curated packages. Cruise in absolute style from Docklands to Portarlington and discover the best local spots to wine, dine, and relax by the sea. All that’s left to do is round up your nearest and dearest adventurers and hop on board.

Approx 7.5 hrs, $149 pp

Port Phillip Bay Wildlife Boat Tour

Cruise across Port Phillip Bay from Melbourne and spend a day on the water with Sea All Dolphin Swims, where you will meet the friendly (but wild) locals of Port Phillip Bay

Includes:

  • Return ferry trip
  • Bus Transfers to and from Queenscliff
  • Sightseeing Boat Cruise
  • Tasting plate at Queenscliff Brewhouse

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Approx 6 hrs, $99 pp

French Food, Ferry and Shopping

Rustic French lunch, local shopping and vistas all the way. Get on board for this delightful package with Bouchon at Bellarine. Cruise across the bay and get transported to the restaurant situated on Bellarine Estate Winery.

Includes:

  • Return ferry ticket
  • Two-course seasonal lunch
  • Complimentary glass of wine
  • $10 local shopping voucher
  • Return transfer to the ferry

 

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Approx 7.5 hrs. , $149 - $159 pp

Andy’s Bellarine Trail

Join Andy’s Trails in a showcase touring the region. Leave the car keys at home and taste the finest wine, locally produced gin, fresh cider and award-winning lunches the Bellarine has to offer.

Includes:

  • Return ferry trip
  • Transport between venues
  • Gin tasting at The Whiskery
  • Lunch at Flying Brick Cider House
  • Cider tasting, Flying Brick Cider House
  • Wine tasting at Scotchmans Hill
  • Return transfer to the ferry

 

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Approx 7.5 hrs, $180 pp

Sail, Rail and Dine with the Q Train

Every Thursday (plus a few special weekend services on April 27 & 28 ) with the Q Train. A superbly unique experience that will see you cruising across the bay, transferring to Drysdale Station and boarding the remarkable Q Train to wine and dine. An experience not to miss.

Includes:

  • Return ferry trip
  • Transfer to the Q Train
  • The unique Q Train Experience
  • Six-course degustation lunch
  • Spectacular dining vistas
  • Return transfer to the ferry

 

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Approx 5 hrs, $49 pp

Club Cruise

Perfect for Seniors Groups. Escape the hustle and the bustle of Melbourne with the Club Cruise package. Enjoy a scenic trip across the bay, a leisurely two-course lunch and complimentary drink at the Portarlington Golf Club, along with courtesy bus transfers.
** Ask them about Xmas in July Package as well **

Includes:

  • Return ferry trip
  • Golf Club courtesy bus transfer
  • Portarlington Golf Club
  • Two-course lunch
  • Glass of wine, beer or soft drink
  • Return transfer to the ferry

 

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Approx 7.5 hrs, $85 - $115 pp

Jack Rabbit Long Leisurely Lunch

Spoil yourself rotten with this Wine Wheels package. Sail across the bay and enjoy a wine tasting and a long, leisurely luncheon at iconic Jack Rabbit Vineyard - the ‘must do’ destination of The Bellarine.

Includes:

  • Return ferry trip
  • Wine Wheels transfers
  • A day at Jack Rabbit
  • Wine tasting at Jack Rabbit
  • One or two-course lunch
  • Optional upgrades
  • Return transfer to the ferry

 

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Approx 7.5 hrs, $100 pp

Sports Lovers Adventure Tour

A Wine Wheels package for golf fanatics. Adventure across the bay on the Bellarine Express and experience an action-packed day at the region's most dynamic attraction, The Range @ Curlewis.

Includes:

  • Return ferry trip
  • Wine Wheels transfers
  • A day at The Range @ Curlewis
  • Glass of wine, beer or soft drink
  • Driving range session with 50 balls
  • A round of Mini Golf
  • Half hour in the XGolf Simulator
  • Return transfer to the ferry

 

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Approx 7.5 hrs, $99 - $129 pp

Terindah Estate Day Tour

Experience the best of the bountiful Bellarine. Enjoy a cruise from Melbourne and head to Terindah Estate for an amazing wine tasting experience and a beautiful French inspired lunch at Terindah Estate.

Includes:

  • Return ferry trip
  • Inclusive transport between venues
  • Wine tasting at Terindah Estate
  • French inspired Lunch at Terindah
  • Wine tasting at mystery winery
  • Return transfer to the ferry

 

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