Basils Farm
PO Box 17
Vic 3225

Basils Café and Cellar Door:
43-53 Nye Road, Swan Bay, Vic, 3225

General enquiries:  [email protected]

Basils Café and Cellar Door (03) 5258 4280

Outside of opening hours or for urgent enquiries please email [email protected] or book online and receive an instant confirmation.


Opening Hours, Getting Here & Sign up to our Farm News

Opening Hours

Cafe Hours
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday
Monday, Thursday & Friday: 11.30am to 4pm
Weekends: 11am to 5pm

Public Holidays – 20% surcharge.
CLOSED – Easter Monday 18th April and ANZAC Day 25th April.

Booking Conditions – please refer to our Cafe Page 

Bookings are essential to ensure a table is available for you.
Please BOOK ONLINE  or email: [email protected] for further information.

Dining for Walk-in’s – Subject to availability. If you wish to guarantee a table we suggest you make a booking.

Pets: Dogs are welcome outdoors at Basils Farm. Please advise on booking.

Cellar Door – Currently CLOSED for wine tastings and sales. Please purchase takeaway wine from the Cafe during opening hours.

Getting to Basils Farm:
Basils Farm, Nye Road, Swan Bay, Victoria – 4km from the corner of Bellarine Hwy and Portarlington – Queenscliff Road or 3.5km from the Rail Trail crossing of Portarlington Road if you are cycling. Click here for directions.

Only 90 minutes from Melbourne, 40 minutes from Avalon Airport, 30 minutes from Geelong and 10 minutes Queenscliff,  Basils Farm offers panoramic views across the vineyards, gardens and Swan Bay with its abundance of birdlife.

Portarlington Ferry – Service between Portarlington & Melbourne Docklands. Runs 7 days a week, 365 days of the year.

Queenscliff Ferry -Connecting the Mornington Peninsula to/from the Bellarine and Great Ocean Road. Every hour on the hour from 7am to 6pm, 7 days a week, with a 7pm departure every day from December 26th-January 31st.

Private Tour Operators
A number of fantastic independent tour operators run tours on the Bellarine Peninsula. Please see the list below for suggestions.

Andy’s Trails
Bellarine Winery Tours
David Wilson Tours
For the Love of Grape
Geelong Winery Tours
Go Roam Tours
I Came I Saw I Drank Tours

Mustang and Co

Basils Farm News and Wine Club
Join our mailing list to receive our monthly Basils Farm – Farm enews and be kept up to date on the latest news, events and special offers.  Wine lovers can join our wine club and be the first to receive our new release wine and invitations to events.
You can also follow Basils Farm on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Dogs at Basils Farm 
We love our furry friends and welcome well-behaved dogs that can be placed on a leash (as we also have lots of families visit). We have many lovely shady spots under our fruit trees and also gums, for doggies to relax. Please also ensure you keep your dog off the garden and bring/take away clean up bags with you.

Gift Vouchers
Basils Farm has Gift Vouchers for sale online. Gift Vouchers can be made out to any amount and are valid for 3 years. Please email [email protected] for further information.