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Film: Nature's spoon
Location: Portarlington Pier
Address: Pier Street, Portarlington

Join the locals and try your luck with the rod and reel at historic Portarlington Pier. Bring a cuppa, cast a line, and take in the pier-less views of cool, clear Port Phillip Bay.

A favourite holiday spot and mollusc capital of the Bellarine Peninsula, Portarlington is known for its fishing and mussel harvesting. Mussels from well-known family-run farms appear on menus by the bay and across the country, so don't leave town without a freshly harvested feast.

Perch on the pier with takeaway smoked, pickled and tomato chilli mussels or make an afternoon of it with a mussel tasting plate and a tipple or two at local growers Advance Mussel Supply's farm gate.

In January, mussel in on all the seafood action at the Portarlington Mussel Festival in January and in winter, come for chowder and join the craic at the National Celtic Festival.

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