Be charmed by the historic seaside village of Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula, with its elegant Victorian-era hotels, solid old churches and quaint fishermen's cottages. Wander down Hesse Street to discover art galleries, shops and great places to dine. Pick up local produce at the Queenscliff markets.
Relax by the beach, picnic under giant foreshore pines, and breathe in the salty sea air. Queenscliff attracts visitors from all points of the compass who come for the grand heritage streetscapes, buzzing beachside arts and crafts scene and sweeping golf greens.
On the bay
Explore endless opportunities for water activities on Port Phillip Bay, with a range of charter boats departing Queenscliff. Dive down to some of Australia's best reefs and shipwrecks, with abundant marine life to see. Swim with dolphins and seals or try a spot of fishing from piers, beaches or charter boats. Ride the ferry from Queenscliff to Sorrento, a 40 minute journey which takes passengers and cars to the other side of Port Phillip Bay.