Camping Bellarine Peninsula Victoria

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camping bellarine peninsula

The Bellarine Peninsula is a located south-west of Melbourne and is surrounded by Port Phillip, Corio Bay and Bass Strait. The Bellarine Peninsula has long been a popular tourist destintation for Victorians going on camping holidays. The Bellarine and Mornington Peninsulas separate Port Phillip from Bass Strait. Approximately 55,000 people live on the Bellarine peninsula and unlike the Mornington Peninsula, this number increases only slightly during peak holiday times.

The peninsula is, however, a fast growing tourist region with a variety of beaches and seaside resorts and wineries that some consider to be part of the area is greater Geelong.

Queenscliff Harbour is a popular destination in the Bellarine and is a working harbour. As such, it is always busy with lots of activity on an d off the water. There is a 250 berth marina that is home to the historic couta boats, yachts, power boats and is a popular destination for local & interstate visiting ships. The working boat yard at Queenscliff has the largest straddle carrier in Victoria which can lift vessels up to 150 tonne in weight.