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Sail, Rail & Dine with the Q Train – Every Thursday

Every Thursday: Depart Melbourne by ferry, and experience a day on the Bellarine that you'll never forget. The exciting new Q Train & Port Phillip Ferries have partnered together to arrange this incredible journey that will take your breath away. Sail from Docklands, Melbourne to Portarlington on board the beautiful ferry. Arrive in Portarlington to […]

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Mamma Mia! The Musical

Photo Credit via Insta - @jamesmorganphoto “You can dance, you can jive” because Mamma Mia is back in Melbourne in a spectacular new production. Classic ABBA songs are ingeniously spread throughout this colourful music.  You really can’t help singing along to such hits like ‘Dancing Queen’, ‘Mamma Mia’ and ‘Waterloo’, all the while taking in a […]

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The Royal Melbourne Show

Photo Credit via Insta - @royalmelbshow Celebrate at the 2018 Royal Melbourne Show, Victoria’s largest and most iconic annual community event, from 22nd September to 2nd October at the Melbourne Showgrounds. There will be animals galore (action dogs, horse show jumping, championship dog show, animal nursery, animal education hub), live entertainment (Jimmy Barnes, monster jeep […]

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The Lost Forests at District Docklands

We love a good ferry tail - but we’re also very partial to a fairy tale, so we were very excited when The District Docklands announced their new School Holiday program The Lost Forests. The Lost Forests is an immersive, interactive storytelling experience for all ages. The stories stem from books which detail how the […]

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Spring School Holiday Adventures at District Docklands

Spring is here, and The District Docklands has an action-packed School Holiday program crammed full of exciting activities guaranteed to entertain kids (both big and small) these school holidays. Springfree Trampoline Jump Hub Get your bounce on at the Springfree Trampoline Jump Hub - with 4 trampolines, face painting, a selfie station, blue fairy floss, […]

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KidsCo at The District Docklands

Calling all mini Ninja Warriors - Do you think you've got what it takes to take on the Ninja Warrior Course? Test your agility and strength as you crawl, balance, hang and jump your way through the awesomely adrenaline-pumping Ninja Warrior course. On top of all that ninja training, you will create your own ninja […]

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Terindah Estate Cruise, Lunch & Wine Tastings

On any Thursday, Saturday or Sunday, cruising direct from Melbourne, visitors have the chance to access the bountiful Bellarine Peninsula via a cruise across the bay.  Your scenic journey departs Victoria Harbour, Docklands and arrives at Portarlington Pier, a short 5 minute drive from Terindah Estate. Terindah is a 100 acre property which boasts panoramic […]

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AFL Grand Final Eve Parade & Footy Festival

Public Holiday? Check. A parade and Festival celebrating Melbourne’s favourite competitive sport? Check. Don your team colours and catch an up-close glimpse of your favourite AFL players at this year’s Grand Final Day Parade and Footy Festival at Yarra Park near the MCG. A tradition as old as time (ahem - the late 70’s) the […]

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Grand Final Day Celebrations at Woolshed

Who will make the AFL grand final?  Richmond, Collingwood, West Coast, Sydney???  The teams may not yet be set in stone but one thing on the day most certainly is, an epic Grand Final Day Celebration! Join the crew at Woolshed for a sports-filled, food-filled, bevvie-filled and most importantly fun-filled day. With two plasma screens […]

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Bellarine Quilters – Biennial Quilt Show 2018

Held over four weekends in October is The Biennial Quilt Show.  A display of true artistry by the very talented Bellarine Quilters. Held at the historic Mill in Portarlington (a three-storey sandstone mill built in 1857 and now owned by the National Trust), the Quilt Show will feature a display of member’s quilts, trading tables, […]

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Grapest 5K Run at Leura Park

You have never run a race quite like this one! The latest 'Grapest' Fun Run to hit Australia is the Grapest 5K Run - Sip Happens. Head off on an outdoor evening adventure, a fun run with a cork-stopping twist. Imagine running through the vineyards and trails of some of the most exquisite wine regions […]

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Half the price, double the adventure for Seniors

The 2018 Victorian Seniors Festival takes place across Victoria throughout October. The Festival is all about getting out there and having fun - so to celebrate we are offering half price travel on concession tickets for seniors between October 7 and October 14. That’s half the price and double the adventure for welcome wayfarers. Docklands […]

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White Night Geelong

White Night Geelong.. by Water Cruise across the bay for an adventure to the first ever White Night Geelong, direct from Docklands, Melbourne. This event is set to marvel and excite, and this is your chance to arrive in absolute style. White Night will reimagine the city of Geelong through installation, lighting, exhibitions, performance, film, […]

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Hooked on Bellarine Seafood and Fishing Festival

Calling all keen Fishermen and Fisherwomen – the Victorian Fisheries Authority is hosting a Seafood and Fishing Festival in celebration of Gone Fishing Day. Come get hooked on fishing and fresh local seafood at this FREE event, Hooked on Bellarine. And it’s all taking place at our Portarlington home – the Safe Harbour Foreshore. The […]

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The District Docklands Blues Music Festival

Photo Credit via Instagram - @jrosewarne_photography It’s back and we are super pumped; The District Docklands Blues Music Festival – A two-day FREE music spectacular held at The District Docklands. The festival sees an all-star, all-Australian line-up hit the indoor and outdoor stages and entertain to the max.  There are over 20 artists including Anna Scionti, […]

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School of Rock: The Musical

Photo Credit via Insta - @sormusical Are you ready to rock? Based on the iconic, hit movie, “School of Rock”, this upbeat musical takes you on a journey of a ‘wannabe’ rock star who takes up teaching some ‘did-not-know-they-were' rock star pupils to earn some extra cash. The cast and the music set the dial […]

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Melbourne Cup Culinary Carnival

Jack Rabbit will sweep you up with their Melbourne Cup Day celebrations. Melbourne Cup at Jack Rabbit Restaurant will see you elegantly drinking wine, dining on a delicious feast and keeping abreast of all the Cup going-ons as the big screens project all the racing trackside at Flemington. Melbourne Cup at The House of Jack […]

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North Bellarine Film Festival

Lovers of fine film rejoice – the North Bellarine Festival is returning for another season in November. Held in the cosy confines of the Black Box Theatre at the Potato Shed, Drysdale, five critically acclaimed feature films will be shown over the festival weekend, along with a program of short films. Animation, experimental and avant-garde […]

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Summer Gardening Workshop at Basils Farm

The suns out, get your gardening gloves out! Prepare your garden for the warmer months at this hands-on workshop that will see you learning about what to plant for the summer months (including natives and drought-tolerant plants), the optimal nutrients for your garden, integrating composting & mulching and a comprehensive guide to irrigation & water […]

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La Mauvaise Reputation: French Gypsy Jazz at Bouchon

Bouchon at Bellarine are hosting an evening of wonders that includes French Gypsy Jazz band La Mauvaise Reputation and a delicious four course French dinner. La Mauvaise Reputation will serande guests with an uplifting selection of French songs ranging from Edith Piaf to Serge Gainsbourg revamped in a Django Reinhardt style. Bouchon at Bellarine Estate […]

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