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Mussels, Wine and Bay Cruise Tour

March 9 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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One event on March 9, 2019 at 2:30pm

Saturday 9 Feb & Saturday 9 March:

Back by popular demand, after our very popular Mussel Tour at the Portarlington Festival:

Join us for a unique cruise around Portarlington’s mussel farms. As you head down Portarlington Pier, you’ll arrive to the smell of locally caught mussels. Enjoy a sample from the freshest mussels you have ever tasted, just before you hop on board.

Cruising for one hour, you’ll be treated to a drink from our on-board café; try a local cider, wine, beer or other hot and cold drinks. There’s other snacks to purchase if you’re still peckish.

We’ll have a local mussel farmer on board to chat to us about all things mussels. Get to hear about what goes on behind the scenes to bring the delicious product to your plate (or bowl). On Feb 9 we’ll have Jenny from Mr Mussel and March 9 Peter from Advanced Mussel Supply and The Little Mussel Cafe.
Did you know that Portarlington produces up to 60% of Australia’s mussels?

Enjoy the sea breeze from the outdoors decks, or take in the views from the comfy indoor seats. This is a chance to enjoy the magnificent Bellarine Express outside of its normal scheduled services.

We can’t wait to see you on board!

Departing Portarlington Pier at 2.30 pm and arriving back at Portarlington Pier by 3.30 pm
Be at the pier around 2.10 pm for your mussel tasting

Price: $20 for Adult and children (3 and under free)
Includes: Mussel sampling, 1 on-board drink, 1 hour cruise, Presentation from our local mussel farmer

Click the button below to book for either date. See you on board!



📢 Wanting to travel by ferry from Melbourne for the event? 📢

If you are coming from Melbourne and would like to enjoy a boat trip all the way to Portarlington, the Mussel Tour will run in-between the our regular services from Docklands to Portarlington.

Simply add the ‘Mussel Tour’ to your return trip booking by clicking the purple ‘add another booking’ button, once you’ve selected the legs for your return trip. This will allow you to check-out with both purchases.


March 9
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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