Explore The Region

The Bellarine Peninsula

Just over an hour from Melbourne is the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, with spectacular coastlines, lush farmlands, and wineries

Travellers on every type of budget flock to the Bellarine Peninsula for fine dining, the grandeur of beautifully restored hotels, stunning natural features, the beach, waters ports, a picnic under the giant foreshore pines, the village charm or a round of golf.

Visit the Bellarine Taste Trail to find out more.


Wine on the Bellarine has a long and interesting history. Today the region has a large number of wineries, many boutique and family-owned, making a large range of wine varieties.

Being on Mt Bellarine, a long-extinct volcano, most of our vineyards are planted on gentle slopes and boast wonderful views over Swan Bay to Port Phillip Bay and/or Bass Strait. Visit Geelong Wines for more information.

Golf Courses

There are a number of courses in the region, the closest being the Queenscliff Golf Club.

Queenscliff Golf Club provides a unique Island setting with fresh air, natural beauty and tranquility. A friendly vibrant Golf Club surrounded by natural habitat. The beauty of the course is not lost on the Golfers, as it changes with the time of day and the change of seasons.

Find out more by visiting the Queenscliff Golf Club Website.

Hesse Street

Be charmed by the historic main street of Queenscliff.

With its elegant Victoria era buildings, art galleries, shops and great places to dine.

Water Based Activities

While visiting you can choose from all kinds of water-based sports including diving, fishing, boating, surfing, swimming with dolphins and snorkeling in our marine sanctuaries.

Get in touch with these great experiences if you feel like getting a little wet!

If you are looking for more ideas simply contact the lovely people at the Queenscliff Information Centre for more help.

Some of the activities on offer:

Vue Grand

Travelling to Queenscliff has never been easier. There are many ways of getting here by either passing through Geelong or coming from the Mornington Peninsula on the ferry.

  • fly into Avalon and hire a car
  • connect with a train to Geelong
  • take the Searoad Ferry across from Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula to Queenscliff
  • drive along excellent roads from Melbourne, Ballarat, Hamilton or even Sydney and Adelaide