Portarlington Grand Hotel

Recapturing an era when paddle steamers traversed Port Phillip Bay, the historic Portarlington Grand Hotel offers a boutique experience with a local welcome for all. Stay for a while, visit for a meal, and reunite with friends and family.

Bennetts on Bellarine

Known for its laid-back atmosphere and fantastic view, the Cellar Door at Bennetts on Bellarine is a must-visit on the Bellarine Peninsula. Located at the corner of Portarlington Road and McAdams Lane, it is the perfect spot to stop for a bottle of wine, delicious food and some live music while out for a day on the Bellarine. 

Scotchmans Hill

Scotchmans Hill is the oldest and largest winery on the Bellarine Peninsula and is in the top 100 Wineries of Australia, producing world-class cool maritime climate wines.

Established in 1982, Scotchmans Hill continues its tradition of producing hand-crafted award-winning wines with a reputation for producing the gold standard in Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Shiraz.

Lethbridge @ Hat Rock Cellar Door

The Lethbridge @ Hat Rock Cellar Door is located at our Hat Rock vineyard on the Bellarine Peninsula. The vineyard was first planted in 1996 and is a fairly uniform black basalt-derived clay soil type.

Bellarine Estate

Bellarine Estate is one of the oldest family-owned wineries on the Bellarine and is in a wine region recognised globally as the best location to produce Pinot Noir.

Established in 1996, Bellarine Estate continues its family tradition with a second generation of the family ensuring they handcraft exceptional estate-grown wines.

Bell Tent Massage

Listen to the ocean as you enjoy a luxurious massage in a beautiful bell tent by the bay.

Rachel Beamish owns and works as the lead Massage Therapist at Bell Tent Massage.

Zero Gravity Health

Zero Gravity Health is a health, wellness, and recovery clinic. It has been designed to provide you with multiple different modalities to cater for your health, wellness, and recovery needs in one convenient and wonderfully positioned area.

Portarlington Golf Club

It’s near the beach, but it’s not a links … it has some beautiful trees, but it’s not a parklands course, either.

You can play championship events here, or just knock about on a shorter layout with your mates.

Portarlington Golf Club Bistro

The bistro at Portarlington Golf Club is about sharing great food, great occasions and great people!

Menu items are a tasty mix of modern and traditional cuisine, featuring flavours you’d expect from our beautiful neck of the woods, but with influences from around the world.

Indented Head Beach to Bush Walk

The Indented Head Beach to Bush Walk showcases the best that Indented Head has to offer – the natural beauty of a quiet and friendly community.

Flying Brick Bellarine Sunset Run

Held annually on the second Saturday of February, the Flying Brick Bellarine Sunset Run event is a light coastal trail event between Portarlington and St Leonards on the northern Bellarine Peninsula foreshore.

Portarlington Community Market

The Lions Club of Portarlington/Drysdale coordinates the monthly Portarlington Community Market on the fourth Sunday of each month from September to April. 

The market hosts up to 150 traders offering a wide variety of arts and crafts, hardware, books, fashion, secondhand goods, fresh, preserved and ready-to-eat food products, and much more. 

Sail Bellarine

Sail Bellarine sailing regatta takes place on the first weekend of May every year and attracts sailors from around the country to participate in a weekend of racing at Indented Head Yacht Club.

Manzanillo Grove

Manzanillo Grove is a biodynamic grove with over 4500 olive trees and 7 different varieties that was established in 1997 in the fertile valleys of the Bellarine Peninsula.

They pride themselves in producing a quality Cold Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil that is produced on the property and pressed within 24 hours of being picked, resulting in a quality fruit product.

Lighthouse Olive Oil

The Lighthouse olive grove is located in the heart of the Bellarine with stunning views across the bay to Queenscliff. Lighthouse creates premium, extra virgin olive oils, wholly grown, picked and produced on the farm, with oils ranging from mild, to intense, robust flavours.

The Whiskery

The Whiskery is the cellar door for Bellarine Distillery, the first distillery located on the Bellarine Peninsula!

Located in the original farm shed, The Whiskery is a rustic and inviting space to have a yarn over a cocktail, gin or whisky with friends.

North Bellarine Film Festival

The North Bellarine Film Festival takes place annually in November at the Potato Shed Black Box Theatre in Drysdale.

The festival program is comprised of Australian and international feature and short films and the Emerging Filmmaker Award which is presented to a Victorian filmmaker under twenty-five.

Fishing and Boating

If the ocean is calling your name, it’s time to head to the Bellarine Peninsula!

There is a selection of boat ramps to launch from, including one within our holiday park at Portarlington for the exclusive use of holidaymakers staying in the park.

Ultimate Sea Adventures

Ultimate Sea Adventures is a family-friendly business that caters to and accommodates guests of all different ages and to their individualised needs.

Our goal is to ensure that our customers will have fun and the best experience on Port Phillip Bay.

Point Richards Flora and Fauna Reserve

Point Richards Flora and Fauna Reserve is one of the largest areas of native bushland and ephemeral wetlands on the Bellarine Peninsula. It is dedicated to the conservation of indigenous plants and wildlife.

Bellarine Coastal Trail

The popular Bellarine Coastal Trail is the main walking connection between Portarlington, Indented Head and St Leonards. Extending for 17km, it links up with Ramblers Walk in Portarlington and Edwards Point Wildlife Reserve in St Leonards, creating a network of trails across the northern Bellarine Peninsula.

Terindah Estate

Bringing together award-winning wines, delectable food and spectacular views across Port Phillip Bay, is The Bellarine Peninsula’s most beautiful boutique venue – Terindah Estate.

Located less than 80 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD and only 20 minutes from Geelong, we offer cellar door wine tastings daily as well as lunch in The Shed Thursday through to Monday.

Portarlington Charity Carnival

The Portarlington Charity Carnival has been entertaining locals and tourists alike for more than 60 years. It is a major part of the town each summer, and gives a portion of its proceeds back to local organisations each year.

Portarlington Tennis Club

Portarlington Tennis Club is located in the Portarlington Recreation Reserve, directly opposite our year-round holiday park.

The club has newly refurbished courts, including lights for those night-time games! These courts are available for a small fee (book using the form below), or you can play for free on the older, back courts.

Indented Head Tennis Court and Basketball Facility

Indented Head is home to a recently upgraded tennis court featuring an inspirational Indigenous artwork by a local Wadawurrung artist. Titled Bellawiyn, this amazing mural has been awarded a National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Heritage Award for Interpretation of a Heritage Place, telling the story of the local area and must be seen to be believed.

Daniel’s Donuts

Daniel’s Donuts Portarlington has a beautiful offer of delicious donuts, coffee, pies and milkshakes. With over 50 varieties of donuts, there is something to suit everyone’s taste. There are also Vegan and gluten free options available.

Portarlington Bayside Miniature Railway

Portarlington Bayside Miniature Railway Inc, situated near the corner of Point Richards and Boat Roads, Portarlington, operates Geelong’s only passenger-carrying miniature railway through the voluntary efforts of its members and volunteers.

Basils Farm

Basils Farm is home to a vineyard, Café and Cellar Door, located on the shores of Swan Bay, overlooking Queenscliff.

This picturesque location invites you to share a bottle of wine, whilst enjoying a house-made dish.

Bellarine Railway

The Bellarine Railway is a volunteer-operated organisation formed in 1970 and features a unique collection of steam and diesel trains originating from around Australia.

Steam train trips are offered on Sundays, most public holidays and extra days during the school holidays.

Adventure Park

Adventure Park is Victoria’s biggest water theme park, located on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, just 15 minutes from our holiday park and the centre of Geelong.

The park’s huge lineup of rides and attractions make it the ultimate destination for families in summer.

Port Phillip Ferries

Port Phillip Ferries is not just a passenger ferry service. We connect people and experiences, and we’re on a mission to transform daily travel between Melbourne and the Geelong and Bellarine regions, one cruise at a time.