Day trip

From Melbourne: Bellarine Peninsula Sightseeing & Ferry Ride

From Melbourne: Bellarine Peninsula Sightseeing & Ferry Ride

From US$ 119.16 per person

Explore the beautiful coastline and bay around Bellarine Peninsula on a full-day adventure. Learn about Aboriginal culture, enjoy a ferry ride with lunch, and soak in ocean views from Point Lonsdale Lighthouse.

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Duration 9.5 hours
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  • Walk along the Geelong Waterfront with ocean views and fresh sea air
  • Learn about Aboriginal culture and hand-feed local emus and wallabies
  • Enjoy a regional produce picnic lunch on a 2-hour ferry ride around the bay
  • Take an orchard walk and pick your own fresh fruit
  • Enjoy the ocean views from Point Lonsdale Lighthouse
Full description
Start the day off with a walk along the spectacular Geelong Waterfront on Bellarine Peninsula. Take the opportunity to breathe in the fresh sea air and scenic views in this favorite spot among locals. Next, you'll head to the Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre to discover Victoria’s largest collection of Aboriginal art and artifacts. Learn about the world’s oldest living civilization, and then get up close to hand-feed the local emus and wallabies in a native garden. Continuing along the peninsula, stop to take a stroll around the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse for a fantastic photo opportunity — no filter needed! Then it will be time to board a ferry for a 2-hour ride around the bay. Savor the moment with serene bay views and enjoy a regional produce picnic lunch onboard the ferry. If it is berry season, the next stop with be Tuckerberry Hill where you can hunt for the biggest, ripest, and reddest strawberries. You will get to pick your own baskets of seasonal fruit on this 90-acre patch of beauty, owned and operated by a local family. Finally, you’ll visit the renowned Jack Rabbit Vineyard, a must-visit destination on the peninsula. Enjoy a cellar door wine tasting experience while soaking in majestic ocean views. After an exciting day exploring all the wonderful things Bellarine Peninsula has to offer, relax for the return drive back to Melbourne.
  • National park fees
  • Regional produce picnic lunch
  • Fruit picking when in season
  • Ferry ride
  • Round-trip transport from and to meeting location
  • Friendly and knowledgeable local guide
  • Gratuities
  • Snacks and other drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Please wait at the bus stop outside the Mail Exchange Hotel at 688 Bourke Street, Melbourne. We request you are ready and waiting at least 15 minutes prior to your pickup time to avoid delays.

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Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Baby strollers

Know before you go

  • Child fares apply to all travelers 0-15 years old and must be accompanied by an adult
  • At least 2 people are required for this product to take place
  • Tour stops may vary from time to time
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