The Canadian Maritimes perform at Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

Canadians David Greenberg and Chris Norman played to a packed house at the Queenscliffe Maritime Museum Boatshed where Chris had them singing a chorus or two. Their music brings the traditions of the early music washed ashore with the European settlers, especially with Scots and Irish Celtic, and Acadian traditions. Chris (flutes, small pipes, song) […]

Sold out Queenscliff Music Festival wowed huge crowd

The Queenscliff Music Festival celebrated 20 years of performances by musicians, singers, comedians and more who have entertained us over the last weekend of November in rain, hail and shine. This year our seaside village was bursting at the seams with over 100 performers, activities, food tents for all tastes, craft beers, wine or chai […]

Gabriel Gate makes a duck at Queenscliff Cricket Club

Celebrity chef Gabriel Gaté was the drawcard at a fundraising lunch for the cricket club held at the Queenscliff Community Sports Club presided over by club president Michael Limb and Farm Foods Julian Melican. Over 180 diners, cricketers and lovers of fine food enjoyed a 4-course meal created and introduced by renowned chef Gabriel Gate. […]

Model Boat Exhibition at Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

It was all hands on deck at the Queenscliffe Maritime Museum’s Model Boat Exhibition where proud owners of model yachts, naval vessels and cruise ships were on display. Model boat enthusiasts came from across the state to share stories about their model boats that collectively have taken thousands of hours to create. Displays and remote […]

20 great years for Queenscliff Music Festival

After one of the fastest AGMs on record, Geoff Mutton, Board Chair of the Queenscliff Music Festival (QMF) and about 90 guests celebrated the festival’s 20th year over dinner at the Monahan Centre. “We wanted to bring together as many people as we could who have had a significant impact on the festival over the […]

James Blundell up close and personal at Queenscliff Harbour

Country music singer James Blundell rose to prominence after being named ‘best new talent’ at the 1987 Country Music Awards of Australia. His first works reflected his background as a jackaroo and his love for that lifestyle. His most successful ‘This Road’ released in 1992 included the hit ‘Way out West’ a collaboration with James […]

Vue Grand launches Crepe Expectations

Tony Piles (Michael Davorin) Crepe Expectations wedding planner, hosts a faux wedding for potential clients and industry professionals to experience his bespoke services. The tables in the elegant dining room of the Vue Grand hotel were stunning and the menu of soup de jour, Le boeuf, and poulon were typical wedding fare. Quelle horreur – […]

Vue Grand’s triple triumph

Caleb Fleet and Jesse Hughes have taken home the top individual awards at this year’s Harwood Andrews Geelong/Otway Golden Plate Awards. Caleb, Food and Beverage Manager at Queenscliff’s Vue Grand hotel, was awarded Most Outstanding Front of House, while Jesse Hughes, Executive Chef, won Best Chef. “After a twenty year career in hospitality, it’s a […]

Experience sunset from the bay aboard Searoad Ferries

If you’ve ever dreamed of sailing off into the sunset then now’s your chance! Searoad Ferries has just released its Summer Sunset Sailings dates for the 2015/2016 season, with departures from Sorrento and Queenscliff. Taking place on Saturday the 16th and 23rd of January and 13th and 27th of February 2016, the Sunset Sailings are […]

Santa Train departs from Queenscliff Station

Last year the Bellarine Railways Santa Train was fully booked and once again they are expecting hundreds of passengers to travel on-board Santa’s Carriage this Christmas Season. To help families make Christmas extra special, Santa will be visiting the Bellarine Railway 6, 13 and 20 December. Everyone will enjoy singing Christmas Carols and Santa will […]