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

9 March, 2024 12:00 pm

Celebrate Labour Day weekend with Live Music & Texas BBQ at Bellarine Estate Winery. With a lineup of talented musicians – Sammy Owen Band, Phil Coyne & The Wayward Aces and Laurel & The Painkillers – and incredible vibes, it’s the ideal way to unwind and enjoy the long weekend. 

Wine and dine in style with The Q Train.
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.

Get your team together for Tuesday Night Trivia. Tuesday night trivia begins at 7pm and is free for your team to enter, plus all our delicious pizzas on the menu are $20 for dinner.

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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.

Bellarine Weekend Getaway

Bellarine Weekend Getaway

What better way is there to escape the Melbourne city than to venture across the bay to the idyllic coastal township of Portarlington? There’s just the right amount of fresh seaside air, friendly village charm and boutique wineries at our doorstep! To make the most out of your weekend getaway we have prepared the ultimate three-day itinerary for your stay on the Bellarine Peninsula.

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

This whimsical caricature illustration was created for the Portarlington Grand Hotel to share its location on the Bellarine and surrounding features.

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Packages

Embark on a truly immersive experience with our Grand Q Train Package, where every moment is curated to offer an...
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Cruise across the bay, between Docklands (Melbourne) and the coastal town of Portarlington. Enjoy a relaxing cruise onboard the modern...

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