Local Businesses:

These local businesses are supporters of the Friends of the Fort and we recommend them to our visitors.

What visitors are saying:

“Nice restaurant with tremendous views of the heads.  We’ve been here several times, we always book early to ensure that we get a window seat facing the heads, so that we can see The Rip and ships coming & going etc.”

What visitors are saying:

“Purely based on the beer (and cider) this is a must visit destination”

 

“The whiskey bar amazing, food, prices, service all top notch”

What visitors are saying:

“If you do nothing else in Queenscliff, do stop by, it certainly is a pearl in the oyster.” 

 

 

“Best Oysters Kilpatrick!”

“It has always been a very enjoyable experience.”

What visitors are saying:

“A nice train ride for the adults and was great fun for my young son to see the “real” Thomas up close …”

 

 

 

 

“We attended the Santa train ride and really enjoyed it. Great location and the volunteers seem to take great pride in providing a great experience for the kids, …” 

 

What visitors are saying:

“See the lifeboats and trace the nautical history of Queenscliff and Pt Phillip Bay. Inside and outside display areas. Be amazed at size of fishermans hut. …”

 

“…  step inside and you’ll be amazed at the maritime history on display here  …”

“… see the lighthouse displays …”

What visitors are saying:

“It’s an excellent way to spend an hour of two, browsing through the collection of strange, beautiful or wonderful objects. Staff on duty are happy to provide information ..”

 

“… Research staff were extremely helpful and gave me lots of assistance and suggestions for further research leads.   …”

What visitors are saying:

“… we had a lovely morning from Queenscliff to Sorrento and back, it wasn’t planned we saw the ferry and thought why not …”

 

“Did a return trip from Queenscliff to Sorrento. The ferry service was excellent. Easy to book  …”

What visitors are saying:

“A train ride with a difference …. four different bands performing in four separate carriages, dinner , drinks available … good raging fun “

 

“We had the best night on the Blues Train…great food, plenty of wine, and fabulous, varied entertainment from each of the 4 acts. …”

What visitors are saying:

Evening …” the whole experience was fantastic from start to finish. Will do it again. The 7 course degustation menu along with wine or beer selection spot on “

 

Lunch … “It was a great day which ran seamlessly. The food was excellent and paired with matching wines.  We couldn’t fault the service and the staff were all so friendly…”

What visitors are saying:

” Took the grandchildren and they had a ball, loved the touch rock pool and the ability to feel the crabs, sea urchins and sea the abalone eating. Buzz for me too. Heaps of fish in the tanks to.. “

 

“The initial reaction to our planned visit by my cool teenagers was how boring BUT they had a great time. The staff were lovely and very knowledgeable. Well worth a visit. The touching pond was a real hit.”