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‘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

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

Short breaks in Portarlington

It doesn’t get much better than escaping the hustle and bustle of the city. Especially boarding the ferry for an overnight stay on the Bellarine. From luxury villa escapes, beachside or vineyard camping and everything in between, the charming seaside village of Portarlington has got you covered. Read on for a round-up of some top…

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July 8, 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 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

Ferry Nice Mother’s Day Gift

There’s no Hallmark card that could possibly be written to describe how important THIS Mother’s Day is, in such times. But like many of us, there’s been a lot of reflecting and assessing life’s priorities.   {Here’s what we know is true}   ♥ Some Mums are going to need some “Timeout” ♥ Some Mums…

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January 1, 2020

The Ultimate Girl’s Day Out

You’ve finally set a date. The girls are locked for the next catch up. Excitement is reaching peak levels. But you have one final detail to work out……. Where to? What to do? Well, there’s good news and there’s even better news. You can hop on board a ferry at Docklands, Portarlington or Geelong. Just…

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December 20, 2019

A life changing Commute

The New Seachange The concept of a Seachange has always been to throw in your job and move to the coast.  But what if you loved your job? Can you still work in the city and live on the coast? We were living in Hoppers Crossing, which is one of the fastest-growing areas in Australia….

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October 10, 2019

Portarlington in Springtime

Cover image photo credit @d0nnspics (via Insta).   The sun is shining, the colours are popping and the weather is warming  – it’s Springtime in Portarlington and the proof is in the pictures!  Check out these vibrant snaps and get some Insta inspo for the next time you are in the picture-perfect location of Portarlington….

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October 8, 2019

Add a Little Adventure to Your End of Year Celebrations

Shut down your computers, put away those calculators and lodge those documents – it’s time to start planning your end of year celebrations (and boy, do we love a good celebration). If you’re on the hunt for the perfect way to enjoy the festive season with your team, look no further. We’ve joined forces with…

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August 9, 2019