Be charmed by our historic seaside village, Queenscliff, on the Bellarine Peninsula with its elegant Victoria-era buildings, solid old churches and quaint fishermen's cottages. Wander down Hesse Street and discover art galleries, shops and great places to dine. Pick up local produce at the Queenscliff markets.
Breathe in the salty sea air and relax by the beach or picnic under the giant foreshore pines. Queenscliff attracts visitors from all points of the compass who come to see some of Victoria's grandest heritage streetscapes, buzzing local arts and crafts scene or even a game of golf.
On the bay
Experience seemingly endless opportunities for water activities on Port Phillip Bay with a range of charter coats departing Queenscliff. Dive down to some of Australia's best diving on reefs and shipwrecks with abundant marine life. Swim with dolphins and seals or cast a line for a spot of fishing fishing from piers, beaches or charter boats. Ride the ferry across Port Phillip Bay between Sorrento and Queenscliff, around 40 minutes journey taking passengers as well as cars.
With stunning contrasts, vivid colours and changing contours, endless adventures, incomparable experiences and discoveries await you on the Bellarine. Discover fine food and wine, historic seaside villages and breathtaking natural beauty just a stone's throw from Melbourne and the gateway to the Great Ocean Road. Use us as your base to visit all that the Bellarine has to offer.