Things to do in Queenscliff

Our most recommended things to do in Queenscliff

From Docklands: The Q Train Day Trip with Lunch and Ferry

1. From Docklands: The Q Train Day Trip with Lunch and Ferry

Hop on board The Q Train for a special day trip through the scenic Bellarine Peninsula, including a round-trip ferry ride from Docklands, van transportation, and lunch. Celebrate a holiday, birthday, anniversary, or other special occasion with this unique experience. Set sail from Docklands to Port Arlington on board your included ferry ride, then arrive in the picturesque Port Arlington to be transported by van to the train. Take a seat in a refurbished carriage and prepare to experience The Q Train’s degustation meal, featuring local Bellarine produce.  Sit back and relax as the train travels a 3-hour journey. Enjoy views of Swan Bay and the surrounding scenery. After lunch, you’ll be taken back to the ferry by van, then you can sail back to Docklands whilst reminiscing about your meal and dreaming of your next visit.

Queenscliff: Swim with Dolphins and Seals Snorkeling Tour

2. Queenscliff: Swim with Dolphins and Seals Snorkeling Tour

Your half-day tour starts with a snorkel at Popes Eye at the Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park. Hone your snorkeling skills in its calm, shallow waters and swim with colorful fish.  After your confidence boost, take your snorkeling up a level to Chinaman’s Hat. Get to know the locals, around 40 young Australian fur seals, and explore their habitat with them. Continue to navigate the bay in search of dolphins. In keeping with regulations and respecting these elegant creatures, your instructor will ensure that both dolphins and snorkelers have a fun and safe experience. As you sail from spot to spot, keep lookout from the boat's rooftop viewing platform and watch the seals and dolphins at play. Relax in a hammock and listen to the expert crew as they describe and point out the remarkable marine wildlife.  To make the most of your day on the Bellarine Peninsula, opt for the round-trip transfer options from Geelong Station. Take the hassle out of navigating public transportation and relax on your ride in a tour bus to and from the national park. Suitable for all ages, sizes, and abilities, this swimming with dolphins experience is a perfect group activity for families or friends. Choose the snorkeling option for a thrill or the sightseeing option to just come along for the ride.  After your half-day snorkeling adventure is over, you will also have a few hours to explore the town, sample the local produce at the gourmet restaurants, and relax at one of the many beaches and parks which are within walking distance.

Sorrento, Mornington Peninsula Waterbike Tour

3. Sorrento, Mornington Peninsula Waterbike Tour

After a safety briefing and operational overview, participants will be fitted to their waterbike and fitted with lifejackets before departing Sorrento Pier and heading south towards Capel Sound. The tour will continue south following the Millionaire's Walk along the Sorrento to Portsea cliff top and getting an insight into how Melbourne's elite spend time at their summer mansions. This stunning cliff top walk has historic significance as it was the first time the Union Jack was used to claim possession of Australia. Continuing along past Point King Beach and Shelley Beach, we will pull in alongside the Portsea Pier right out front of the huge, Tudor-style pub, The Portsea Hotel. We return towards Sorrento, perhaps accompanied at times by some of the Mornington Peninsulas Bottlenose Dolphins known to frequent this stretch of water and friends of our eco-friendly waterbikes. Giving way to the Queenscliff to Sorrento Searoad Ferries, we will finish back at the Sorrento Pier at the base of the Hotel Sorrento. A truely unique way to experience of some of the most popular destinations on the Mornington Peninsula.

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