Fort Queenscliff Museum.Historical and Educational Guided Tours

Dates: 01-April-2019 - 31-May-2020
Historical and Educational Guided Tours: Enjoy a rare opportunity to tour a 19th century coastal artillery fort and includes a visit to the ammunition magazines buried under the cliffs of Shortland's Bluff, & to gun emplacements which reveal the gun crew's amazing views of the RIP to protect Port Phillip from attack by enemy ships. Photos are allowed. Tours are Monday to Fridays: 11am; Saturday & Sunday's: 11am & 1.45pm. Over summer some extra times are added. Tours are guided and last 1.5 hours. Tour prices vary from $7 to $15.00.Cash is payable at the door, and photo Identification is required for adults.
Victoria's Defence Heritage
King Street
Queenscliff
52581488
52581788

The Blues Train - Bellarine Railway

Dates: 01-April-2019 - 31-May-2020
Queenscliff railway steam train.The blues train.Australia's best blues musicians.See the blues train website for more information and dates.
Bellarine Railway Station
20 Symonds Street (bottom of Hesse Street)
Queenscliff
03 52582069

The Q Train

Dates: 01-April-2019 - 31-May-2020
SHOWCASING LOCAL FOOD, WINE, BEER & CIDER Welcome aboard The Q Train. The Q Train is a restaurant that travels along the historic Bellarine Railway between Drysdale and Queenscliff. The train usually departs from, and returns to, Drysdale Station, just an easy 15-minute drive from Geelong. However, during the first week of the month, as well as every second Thursday, The Q Train usually departs from and returns to Queenscliff station. Please check the timetable page before booking accommodation to choose a time and departure station that suits you. Never before has Australia seen a heritage rail line used for showcasing local food, wine, beer and cider. We’re inviting locals and visitors alike to come aboard our restored carriages and enjoy a gastronomical journey unlike anything else you have experienced. We are serving local produce on every journey from the comfort of our refurbished dining cars; providing every customer with a delicious rail journey, and unique views of Swan Bay and the Bellarine. Wine and dine in style with The Q Train. *The Q Train clearly displays departure stations and times on our timetable page. Please check your confirmation email carefully for departure times and stations, as refunds cannot be given if you miss the train. Call us on 0474 968 309 if you have questions.
Wharf Street
Queenscliff Station
Queenscliff
0474968309

Q Train - Dedicated Train Restaurant

Dates: 01-July-2019 - 31-May-2020
The Q Train is a restaurant that travels along the historic Bellarine Railway between Drysdale and Queenscliff. The train usually departs from, and returns to, Drysdale Station, just an easy 15-minute drive from Geelong. However, on select services The Q Train departs from, and returns to, the Queenscliff Railway Station. Please check the timetable page before booking accommodation to choose a time and departure station that suits you. Never before has Australia seen a heritage rail line used for showcasing local food, wine, beer and cider. We’re inviting locals and visitors alike to come aboard our restored carriages and enjoy a gastronomical journey unlike anything else you have experienced. We are serving local produce on every journey from the comfort of our refurbished dining cars; providing every customer with a delicious rail journey, and unique views of Swan Bay and the Bellarine. *The Q Train clearly displays departure stations and times on our timetable page. Please check your confirmation email carefully for departure times and stations, as refunds cannot be given if you miss the train. Call us on (03) 4238 3930 if you have questions.
Postal Address – 14 Beach Close
Point Lonsdale
03 4238 3930

Fort Queenscliff Tours

Dates: 01-July-2019 - 31-May-2020
THE ONLY WAY OF ENTERING THE FORT IS ON A GUIDED TOUR: The Fort is open for pre-booked tours on Weekekends and during the Victorian School Holidays at: 11AM & 1.45PM Guided Tours. Enjoy the rare opportunity to join a guided tour of a 19th Century Coastal Artillery Fort (operating as an Australian Army Base) with over 150 years of Australia's heritage on display. You will see historic Fort features covering activities of an artillery garrison, and hear about an artillery soldier's life between 1860 and 1946, and the activities of the Department of Defence to the current date. A tour of the Fort takes approx. 1 1/2 hours and includes a visit to the ammunition magazines buried under the cliffs of Shortland's Bluff, & to gun emplacements which reveal the gun crew's amazing views of the RIP to protect Port Phillip from attack by enemy ships. Photos are allowed. Entry gates to Fort Queenscliff are located in King Street, Queenscliff. Photographic I.D. for all adults is required at the gate. Gates open 10 minutes before the tours start. No public toilets are located inside the Fort. (In some months there are additional tours according to peak tourist times) ........................................... DUE TO OUR CARD SERVICE SOMETIMES NOT OPERATING CAN YOU ENSURE YOU HAVE CASH TO COVER ADMISSION COST. Charges Card Visa, Mastercard, American Express & Cash. Adults $15. Concession, Seniors & Student cards $10. Children under 15 years $7. Family ticket $35.00 (2 adults & immediate family children under 15 years).
Queesncliff Fort
King Street
Queenscliff
5258 1488

Point Lonsdale Primary School Market

Dates: 01-July-2019 - 31-May-2020
The Point Lonsdale Market is one of the larger and more popular markets on the Bellarine Peninsula. The market features local produce from locally made jams to spuds straight from the farmer's cart. Lovers of art and craft are not forgotten either with plenty home made clothes and artworks up for great prices. All goods are home made, produced or grown. There are art and craft stalls and plant and food stalls. This market is held on the second Sunday of the month and on Easter Saturday. There are approximately 150 stalls, indoor and outdoor, with goodies for the whole family.
Point Lonsdale Primary Scool
Bowen Road
Point Lonsdale
0417 037 970

Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Tour

Dates: 01-April-2019 - 30-June-2020
Open for general public tours every Sunday morning from 9:30 am until 1:00 pm (last tour). The Lighthouse was opened in March 1902, and is 21 meters tall. Please note that children under 5 years and 95cm tall will not be allowed. To book for group bookings telephone 0490 550 837. Please note that fees apply and that cash is payable upon arrival.
0490 550 837 or 52583440

Barwon Heads Market

Dates: 01-July-2019 - 31-July-2020
Fresh fruit and vegetables, Jams, Cakes, Jewellery, Plants, Soaps, Quality Clothes and lots more.... The Barwon Heads Market is every Saturday from December to January and on the last Saturday every month from February to November. (Various dates from 25 August 2018 to 31 August 2019) Upcoming dates: 27 July 2019, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM 31 August 2019, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Barwon Heads Community Hall
Corner Hitcock Avenue & Ozone Street
Barwon Heads
0402 642 357

Bluegrass Music Session

Dates: 06-October-2019 - 30-September-2020
Welcome to the Bellarine Bluegrass Pickers’ Jam Session. Our aim is to play and promote bluegrass music. Everyone with an interest in bluegrass music is welcome to participate. All welcome to attend our monthly bluegrass session. Bring along your bluegrass songs & fiddle tunes to share or just sit, have a drink and enjoy the music! If you are new to bluegrass music, it will be beneficial to learn some its basics and listen to the many popular performers of the genre. Youtube is an amazing resource for this. This Sunday will be from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. Music and drinks available. Just turn up.
"Saints & Sailors"
36 Newcombe Street
Portarlington

Thomas The Tank Engine

Dates: 30-September-2019 - 31-October-2020
Bring Thomas and his Friends to life! Thomas The Tank Engine will be at Queenscliff all day, for unlimited rides in those Troublesome Trucks. Oliver will take everyone on a scenic 45-minute trip from Queenscliff to Lakers Siding and return – trains depart at 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm Our guest attraction for the October event will be announced soon. Tickets are inclusive of the above along with: Enjoy the jumping Castle and Children’s Maze Visit the Thomas Movie and Story Room in the activity hall Find Henry and climb up to his Drivers Cab to blow his whistle! ‘Spot the Engine’ and ‘Thomas Colour-in’ competitions Every child receives a Junior Engineer Certificate and Thomas Tattoo! Photo opportunities galore and more! Upcoming Dates: 5-6 OCTOBER 2019 18-19 JANUARY 2020 4-5 APRIL 2020 Ticket Prices: $ 27 Adult (18 yrs+) $ 27 Child (4-17 yrs) $ 17 Toddler (1-3 yrs) Free Baby (11 mths or less) $ 90 Family 1 (2 Ad/2 Ch) save up to $18 $110 Family 2 (2 Ad/3 Ch) save up to $25 Aboves prices are valid for events between October 2019 and April 2020. While babies do not need a ticket, they are not guaranteed a seat.
The Bellarine Railway
Symonds St (bottom of Hesse St)
Queenscliff
52582069

Queensclff Maritime Museum

Dates: 01-April-2019 - 31-December-2020
Discover the fascinating history of Queenscliff and Southern Port Phillip.See Queenscliff maritime Museum website for further imformation.Also Point Lonsdale light house tours.Half Hour guided tours every Sunday morning.9.30am-1.00pm To Book call 0490 550 837
2 Wharf Street
Queenscliff
0352583440

A Maze n Games

Dates: 01-April-2019 - 31-December-2020
Great fun for all ages.Games,mini golf,cafe and BBQ.See Amaze in Games website for more information.
1570 Bellarine Highway cnr Grubb rd
Wallington
03 5250 2669

Father's Day Heritage Trains & Heritage Machinery

Dates: 18-September-2019 - 31-December-2020
Father’s Day Heritage Trains & Vintage Machinery Event Drysdale Station First Sunday September 2020 The Bellarine Vintage Machinery Club enjoyed record attendance numbers for Father’s Day in September 2019.To see pictures from this event and find out more about the vintage machinery club visit their Facebook page. Details about the next event will be announced in March 2020
Bellarine Railway
Symonds Street (Bottom of Hesse St)
Queenscliff
52582069

Queenscliff Music Festival

Dates: 18-September-2019 - 31-December-2020
The Bellarine Peninsula’s top music festival returns with an A+ line-up The quiet seaside town of Queenscliff will be anything but quiet this November when the annual Queenscliff Music Festival returns. Now in its 23rd year, the annual festival was originally born out of necessity, with locals creating the festival to fill a gap in the region’s tourist season. The line-up for the 2019 Queenscliff Music Festival is chockers with big-name musicians lined up to entertain the masses. This year punters can look forward to a stack of homegrown talent, with the first line-up announcement featuring artists like Missy Higgins, the Cat Empire, the Delta Riggs, Clare Bowditch, Ash Grunwald, Troy Cassar-Daley, the Waifs and Hiatus Kaiyote. International ats so far confirmed include Allensworth, Alysha Brilla, Steve Poltz and (in a real blast back to mid-2000s pop) Newton Faulkner. Queenscliff Music Festival has even rounded up former Split Enz and Crowded House member Tim Finn. The second line-up announcement sees artists like Mojo Juju, Remi and one of Chile's most promising young songwriters Nano Stern. Camping, glamping and other accommodation options are available during the festival throughout the Queenscliff and neighbouring Point Lonsdale areas. Tickets are on sale now. Tickets cost between $110 - $250 per session/day - check website for details.
Various venues
Queenscliff

Queenscliff Railway - Blues Train

Dates: 30-April-2019 - 28-February-2021
Enjoy the nostalgic ambience on board the Blues Train. As it makes its way between stops, gently rocking from side-to-side seemingly in beat with the music, patrons sit back in comfort enjoying both the scenery of the Bellarine Peninsula and the entertainment.See bellarine railway website for all dates.
20 Symonds Street
Queensliff
1800 885993 or 52582069