Upcoming Events:Basils Farm Events

Basils Farm Events

Basils Farm provides the ideal location for special events and educational workshops. Enjoy outdoor activities such as self-guided walks, food foraging in the native conservation land, or join one of our regular gardening or art workshops.

For food and wine lovers, we also hold dinners with winemaker Ray Nadeson, cooking classes with guest chefs and wine and food matching experiences.

Basils Farm is also the perfect choice for those looking for a venue with a difference. With stunning views across Swan Bay to Queenscliff, the grassed area and Basils Cafe are available to book for corporate wine tastings and private group events.

For further details about our tailor-made events, please contact info@basilsfarm.com.au View our Private Events package here: Private Group Functions or for non-exclusive use, group bookings of over 10, view our Lunch Group Package. Please visit our Functions page for further details.

Weddings We can currently hold weddings for up to 120 guests on the property. For further details please visit our Functions page.

Private Functions, Corporate Events and Catering Basils Farm can accommodate private functions in the Farmhouse Cafe (Seats 45) and Pavilion (seats 100). Please visit our Functions pages for further information about private functions, corporate events and catering for your next party. 

Group Bookings Group bookings of up to 14 people can be made online via: https://www.obee.com.au/basilsfarm/ For bookings of over 14 guests please contact: info@basilsfarm.com.au

Mother’s Day Brunch & Lunch at Basils Farm – Sunday 12th May. 

** Please note all Brunch and Lunch seatings for Mother’s Day are now fully booked. Please email info@basilsfarm.com.au to join the waitlist if we receive cancellations**
Celebrate Mother’s Day at Basils Farm with a delicious Brunch or Lunch in our Farmhouse Cafe or Pavilion. Let Mum soak up the views and relax, whilst the kids explore our family friendly farm setting.

Mother’s Day Brunch Menu
Mother’s Day Lunch Menu

Adults: $40 per person. Granola + a choice of one of 3 hot dishes + coffee/tea.
Child: $15 per person. Main + Hot Chocolate or Juice.
Times: 10am, 10:15am, 10:30am.

Adults: $60 per person. Entrée, Main, Dessert. Served as a shared style* banquet for the table to enjoy.
Child: $20 per person. Main + dessert.
Times: 12pm, 12:15pm, 12:30pm, 1pm, 2:30pm, 2:45pm.

Terms & Conditions
– Please note a $20 per person deposit is required when booking.
– All bookings are inside the Farmhouse Café or Pavilion.
– We do our best to accommodate specific table requests however, we are unable to guarantee them in advance. Outside lawn tables cannot be reserved. On arrival, should a table be available, you are welcome to move.
– Vegetarian and Vegan options are available. Please advise our staff when booking.
– Maximum of 1.5 hour seating time for brunch and 2 hours for lunch.
*Banquet style lunch selection: tables of up to 4 guests, have 1 selection. Over 4 guests can select 2 choices for the table.

Bookings: www.basilsfarm.com.au/bookings.  Please select “Mother’s Day” Sunday 12th May.

Gift Certificates and Gift Packs are also available at the Cellar Door. Please email info@basilsfarm.com.au for more information or if you would like us to send out a gift voucher.

Basils Farm “Sunday Sessions” Acoustic Music.

Our live music “Sunday Sessions” are held from September to April and have now finished. Check out our Events page in September to the view the line-up.

From September, talented musicians will be performing every Sunday 12.30-3.30pm. Admission is free however bookings are highly recommended.


Fun for the Kids at Basils Farm!
Feed the Farm Animals + Lunch.

Our popular Children’s “Meet and Feed the Animal Sessions + Lunch” are held every Thursday* during School Terms 2 & 3 and also every Thursday during the school holidays. (Weather dependent).
*Not held on Public holidays.

Children get to meet and feed the farm animals including Houdini the llama, Babydoll sheep, chickens and ducks and also visit our Chicken Caravan to see how we collect the eggs for our cafe.

Registration is from 10.15am for a 10.30am start.

Cost: $20 per child (only book in children attending). Includes lunch and a drink. Please see the current children’s menu for an example of meals.

Sessions are limited to 15 children. Please wear suitable footwear for walking around the farm and paddocks. Gumboots are great in the cooler months. You may like a pram or pusher for little ones to visit the chickens (5 min walk). Our tour guides are Mark and Paige who both have working with children checks and love our animals and ensuring that all children have the opportunity to participate!

Book online at: basilsfarm.com.au/bookings. Under AREA select Animal Feeding.

Adults are welcome to pre-order lunch. Enjoy a dish off our all-day menu (various prices) or Local’s Lunch Special dish of the day and a glass of wine for $30.

Please email info@basilsfarm.com.au if you have any queries or dietary requirements.

Trung Truong – Fine Art Photographic Exhibition at Basils Farm. 

Artist Trung Truong is currently showcasing his artwork at Basils Farm  This versatile artist’s love of nature shines through and portrays the diverse cultural influence of places he has lived. The beautiful Bellarine Peninsula is now his home and has inspired his recent series of Bellarine, fine art landscape photographs and paintings. These striking images display a depth of beauty and invite quiet contemplation.

For further information and to view Trung’s artworks please visit: