Lobster Pot Heritage Centre

Bellarine Peninsula

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Bellarine Peninsula attractions

1. Point Lonsdale Lighthouse

6.57 MILES

Take a tour to the top of this atmospheric – and still operational – lighthouse, which dates to 1902. Tours run every 30 minutes.

2. Leura Park Estate


Set over 60 hectares is this producer of 'maritime climate' pinot noir, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and pinot gris. As well as tastings, you can do a 1½…

3. Marine & Freshwater Discovery Centre

7.86 MILES

While this education centre is aimed at schoolchildren, it's worth popping in to have a gawk at the local species that live in the sea and lakes. Display…

4. Fort Nepean

8.68 MILES

Established in the late 1870s, Fort Nepean played an important role in Australia's military defence. Located at the far western tip of the national park,…

5. Fort Queenscliff


Queencliff's fort was first used as a coastal defence in 1882 to protect Melbourne from a feared Russian invasion. It remained a base until 1946, and was…

6. Seaview Gallery

9.08 MILES

Pop by this lovely main-street gallery to see works by established and emerging Australian artists.

7. Queenscliff Gallery

9.12 MILES

A lovely space inside a historic stone church (c 1868), this worthwhile gallery exhibits works by contemporary Australian artists who work on paper…

8. Queenscliff Historical Museum

9.16 MILES

This small museum on the main strip is dedicated to the area's rich local history. Exhibits change every few months, but its catalogued historical…