What’s On at the Grand and in the Bellarine

From showcasing the amazing local makers and growers to helping you explore the beautiful region, let us act as your guide to maximising your time in and around Portarlington.

Upcoming events around Portarlington

21 November, 2021 9:00 am

A vibrant, community market offering a range of products and a fun day out. Just one minute walk from the hotel, held on the last Sunday of the month.

12 February, 2022 5:30 pm

Taking place on the Bellarine Coastal Trail between Portarlington and St Leonard’s. It has a view of Melbourne’s skyline across Port Philip Bay, the You Yangs across Corio Bay and the relaxing landscapes of the area.

10 June, 2022 11:00 am

From near and far people gather in the wonderful township to Unleash the Spirit, Discover the Passion and Experience the Culture.

Hidden Secrets of the Region

Let us guide you to the secret delights the region has to offer. We’ll share stories so you can explore Portarlington and surroundings as a local would.

A Bellarine Picnic basket

A Bellarine Picnic basket

Picnics are timeless, they’re acceptable for any meal and all ages. Take your time, slow down, taste, sip and enjoy the Bellarine and it’s bounty.
There’s plenty to share with everyone

Sailing into Portarlington

Sailing into Portarlington

There are not many places where you can sail to a beautiful region full of wineries and wonderful places to explore.
The sights, the fresh air and the anticipation are all part of the journey.

How to cook fresh mussels

How to cook fresh mussels

You can almost see the local mussel farms from our balconies.
Portarlington mussels are world class and we want to show you where to eat them, how to cook them and bust a myth while we’re at it.


Cruise direct from Melbourne to Portarlington, with a glass of wine in hand as you cross the bay with Port Phillip Ferries. Arrive in town to enjoy a stay in one of our boutique balcony rooms and dine and drink in our beautiful venue.

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Never has there been a better time to escape the hustle of the city, open your lungs to fresh country seaside air, and experience the contemporary luxury that Portarlington Grand Hotel has to offer.

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Because everyone deserves something to look forward to.

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