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The Bellarine Peninsula resides adjacent to the beautiful Port Phillip Bay. Many of our projects therefore have a coastal and marine focus.


Sea Grass

Caring For Our Bays

The Caring For Our Bays program is an innovative program that aims to lift the profile and appreciation of Corio Bay and the Bellarine shoreline of Port Phillip Bay, raise awareness of litter and its impact and reduce the amount of litter, sediments and nutrients that enter the waterways. 

For more information or to become a volunteer, please email


Coastcare Mentorship Program

This program educates grade 4-6's in the Bellarine and Geelong region at a deeper level, to foster ongoing environmentally stewardship. This program is funded by the Federal Government’s Communities Environment Program.

For more information or to become a volunteer, please email

sand monitoring

Point Lonsdale Sand Monitoring Program

The Point Lonsdale Sand Monitoring Program is a citizen science project aimed at understanding the movement of sand at Point Lonsdale Front Beach. This program is a collaboration with Bellarine Catchment Network, Parks Victoria, the Department of Land, Water and Planning, The Borough of Queenscliffe and the Swan Bay Environment Association.  

For more information or to become a volunteer, please email


Summer By The Sea

Each year during the January school holidays, Coastcare Victoria, in partnership with Parks Victoria, coordinates the delivery of hundreds of free ‘Summer by the Sea’ activities fall along the coastline. We are proud to be one of the largest facilitators of Summer By The Sea activities in our region. We run activities from North Geelong, all the way to Point Lonsdale and everywhere inbetween. Our activites include EnviroCraft, Foreshore Fossicks, Beachcombs, Mudflat Meanders and more!