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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

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

5 Fun Family Ideas Under $20 – Geelong

Geelong’s Waterfront and surrounds make for a fabulous fun-filled family day out, even on a budget – rail, hail or shine!  AND you’re guaranteed to find something for everyone! The Waterfront is where you’ll depart your vessel and begin your day, and there’s no shortage of fun-filled activities to choose from. Warm up as you…

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June 17, 2021

A Post COVID Guide to Portarlington

If we’ve learnt anything over the past few months, it is that there is so much enjoyment to be had from the simple pleasures in life… the explosions of flavour from a great feed, the much-needed breath of fresh air on a mindful walk and the gaggle of giggles from family time. Add to your…

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November 5, 2020

A Post COVID Guide to Geelong

Now open to explore, Geelong is ready and raring to give you the grand tour of its wonderful sights and delights. Starting with just a few (because there are many), enjoy the delectable cafes, outdoor spaciousness and adventure awaiting you in G-Town.   The Coffee Scene First and foremost, let’s get you some much-needed sustenance…

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November 5, 2020

A Post COVID Guide to Docklands

Have you missed the soaring skyscrapers, the sensational shops, and the striking stylings of metro Melbourne?  Well great news!  The shops are re-stocked, the baristas are brewing, and the scrapers are definitely soaring.  Metro Melbourne is extremely excited to welcome you back, and with exciting escapades like these, you are going to want to make…

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November 5, 2020

A Day Trippers Guide to Geelong

Get out and about for a day of fresh air and fabulousness with a trip across the bay to Geelong.  With Port Phillip Ferries docking into the heart of this gorgeous city, check out these go-getting experiences that await your enjoyment.       Get Playful  Playing host to an extensive range of highly entertaining play spaces, Geelong has four play parks, all within walking distance of the Port Phillip Ferries terminal.   …

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June 24, 2020

A Day Trippers Guide to the Docklands (these school holidays)

Looking to enjoy a day out of the house these school holidays?  Day trip across the bay with your youngsters and have some family fun revelling in the reopened delights of the Docklands… Step into a world of optical illusions at Artvo, set to reopen from 26th June, this is an art exhibition with a…

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June 24, 2020

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 wonders!  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 coastline and scenic settings.  Discover it all…

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June 23, 2020

6 Reasons To Go Play in The (Geelong Botanic) Gardens

Summer shade, Autumn hues, Winter buds and Spring blossoms; The Geelong Botanic Gardens are an absolute delight all year through. One of the top ‘Things to do in Geelong’ (TripAdvisor), The Geelong Botanic Gardens will ignite your senses with spectacular colours, perfumed scents and interactive activities. There is so much to discover within the garden’s grounds. Check…

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January 6, 2020

8 awesome (AND FREE) reasons to visit district docklands with the kids

Thinking of taking the kids into the all-new District Docklands for a bit of school holiday fun? Well, there’s no good reason not to, not even one… with an abundance of FREE and AWESOME activities planned for everyday of the school holidays. Between giant treasure hunts, DJs, immersive workshops, animal farm petting zoo, live stage…

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December 19, 2017