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Father's Day - Just How Dad Likes It

Father's Day - Just How Dad Likes It

The first Sunday in September is fast approaching, and that means a time to celebrate Dads everywhere.

We have compiled quite the list of things to do this Father’s Day with the old boy around Geelong and the Bellarine, and we’ve assembled this list exactly how we know dad would like it; short, sharp and to the point. 

(Props to @oakdenevineyardscellardoor for the cover image).


Basils Farm – Some delicious, dedicated dad specials. 

Clyde Park - A 3-course Father’s Day meal, wine tasting, photo booth, outdoor games and kids craft.

Dennys Kitchen - A specially-designed, moreish menu for the main man. 

Fork n Flower Café - Stop and smell the roses while devouring a three-course lunch.

Little Creatures - Brunch, Sunday roast or set Father’s Day menu and free brewery tours.

Marty @ Oakdene - A decadent dad-inspired three-course lunch menu.

Mount Duneed Estate -  A shared two-course feast, complimentary beer and live music all day.

Mr Grubb @ Oakdene - Start the day right with a set menu breakfast or lunch.

Nicol’s Paddock - A menu designed to share with those you love, dad in particular.

Provenance Wines - Special Dad day dishes for the special guy.

Queenscliff Brewhouse and Distillery – A big Aussie BBQ for Father’s Day lunch with $5 from Dad’s ticket donated to prostate cancer research.

Terindah Estate - A delightful dad’s day of dining, vino and views.  

Tulip – A sumptuous lunch of seven dishes served over three courses.

Waterfront Restaurant - Buffet breakfast, lunch or dinner along with a complimentary drink for dad and water views aplenty.



Bellarine Railway – A vintage machinery event just for Dad with machinery displays, carriage rides, locomotive footplate rides and a steam train trip!

Portarlington Bayside Miniature Railway - Dads ride free all day.

South Geelong Farmers Market - Meander the pathways of fresh produce and goods with dad.


Foods and FUn

Curlewis Golf Club - Father’s day at the range, getting yours and dad’s par up to scratch and also enjoying breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Geelong Racing Club - A day at the races with Dad.  Three options to choose from; Father’s Day luncheon in the Silks Dining Room, three-course fine dining and premium beverages package in the Committee Room or picnic on the lawn.  Plus not forgetting all the racing action of the IGA Liquor Father's Day Races.

Q Train - A memorable dining experience and an unforgettable journey to be had on Father’s Day.

Searoad Ferries - A bloke’s high tea with a selection of sweet and savoury delights to accompany perfectly matched ‘Sail with an Ale’ offerings.

The Pier - An arvo with father and son duo Jack and Tom Hawkins, along with comedy by the hilarious Evan Hocking, grazing food-stations and beer & gin tastings.

Werribee Zoo – Breakfast or brunch with the meerkats followed by a sensational safari.