August 27, 2019

Treat Dad to a Father’s Day with a difference this year!  This perfect gift combines a three hour degustation lunch featuring the best of our local Bellarine produce, steam trains and cranes, vintage machinery, and a heritage railway journey.

The Q Train has partnered...

June 24, 2019

Thank you everybody for reviewing Starhaven Retreat [ a grand design ] into the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2019 in the B&B category. It's our fourth award in this category. We are in the top 10 again improving from 6th place in our last award to 3rd place in...

July 26, 2018

Starhaven Retreat will be featured for the first time on the ABC tonight Thursday 26th July 2018 at 8pm.

Grand Designs Australia recently started airing on the ABC allowing many more viewers to see us conceptualise and build what was to become Starhaven Retreat. 

This se...

February 3, 2018

Thank you everybody for reviewing Starhaven Retreat [ a grand design ] into the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2018 in the B&B category. We are back in the top 10 again improving from 9th place in our last award to 6th place in Australia for 2018 and #1 for Vict...

April 27, 2017

Starhaven Retreat awarded Recognition of Excellence Award 2017 by

March 3, 2017

Starhaven Retreat has been awarded platinum status by the TripAdvisor Green Survey

The online Green Practices survey, which focuses on practices that lead to better environmental outcomes in the hospitality industry, consists of seven sections: a "required practices" se...

October 31, 2016

Across the Bellarine, Moorabool Valley and Surf Coast, over 25 wineries participated, with visitors hopping between them all weekend, meandering through the vineyards, enjoying a scenic lunch and being entertained

October 6, 2016

One Fine Evening  Saturday October 22nd.

Spend the night with a hatted chef and a rockstar !

Australia’s highest acclaimed, hatted indigenous Chef, Clayton Donovan, writer and presenter of ABC TV’s Wild Kitchen, along with Musician Darren Middleton (ex Powderfinger)...

April 3, 2016

A tribute to our best friend Sparky



He came into our lives 17 years ago as a tiny little pup and won over our hearts immediately and grew into the most loving and loyal friend you could ever hope for. Sparky became an integral part of our family and lives. Following u...

October 30, 2015

It's that time of the year again and the Bellarine Peninsula's Toast to the Coast 2015held over the Melbourne Cup weekend 31 Oct - 1 November 2015 has become an iconic event giving the wineries of the region the opportunity to showcase their wines and food at their b...

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