The Mornington Peninsula packs an amazing diversity of attractions into a beautiful and very compact region. It’s just an hour’s drive from Melbourne, but will quickly have you feeling you’re a whole world away.
Colourful seaside villages dot three coastlines while vineyards, country restaurants serving inspired regional food and wine, luxury escapes and B&Bs are waiting to be discovered in the green and restful hinterlands just 15 minutes inland.
More than 50 cellar doors invite you to sample the Peninsula’s celebrated Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, along with many other fine wines. There are 13 golf courses (a number of them in Australia’s top 50) and lots of family attractions including huge maze gardens, hot springs, a wildlife sanctuary and horse riding.
The Peninsula’s beaches are magnificent year round, with walking, swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, dolphin and seal swims, sea kayaking and fishing from piers or out in Port Phillip Bay.
Step into a world of wonder as you enter the famous Spiegeltent, all the way from Belgium to beautiful Sorrento.
‘Animalicious’ is an incredible opportunity for children to experience the wonders of the animal kingdom. See Fairy Penguins dancing, Rosella’s flying, even hear Lions roaring! Shows at 11am & 1pm.(tickets only $45). Two shows daily: Dec 16 – Jan 25 (Tues – Sun).
Created by Jason Coleman, ‘Spiegelicious’ is a deliciously indulgent dance, cabaret & circus spectacular that will leave you breathless! Shows @ 7pm and 9.30pm (tickets only $79.50).
Tickets on Sale at Ticketmaster 136100 or www.ticketmaster.com.au
Gunnamatta Trail Rides aims to create the ultimate lifetime experience and learning foundation for all current and future horse enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers.
Whilst there are a variety of activities you or your group could participate in, none are as rewarding, or as memorable, as horse riding with Gunnamatta Trail Rides situated on the picturesque Mornington Peninsula.
Trail riding on horseback through beautiful coastal bush lands and on spectacular beaches, is on of those incredible experiences you will never forget.
There are 75 Healthy, well trained horses to suit all riding levels, including beginners. Friendly staff will ensure a safe and memorable experience.
No one does it better that Gunnamatta Trail Rides.
For more information visit www.gunnamatta.com.au
The Flinders Hotel comprises of 40 modern accommodation rooms, two on-site restaurants (both fine dining and casual) and a versatile conference and events space. Situated in the heart of Flinders Village, the Flinders Hotel offers guests a place to call home whilst exploring the many delights of the local region.
Chopstix is an original Pan Asian casual dining experience offering the flavours of the Orient in a modern funky vibe. Chopstix Sorrento offers the freshest cuisine made with love – but with a difference.
Chopstix have no problem serving a starter of hand rolled Japanese Sushi, a Nasi Goreng, followed by a Pavlova and ice cream topped with a raspberry dressing!
Open 365 days a year, EAT IN, TAKEAWAY OR DELIVERY.
Also offering FREE WI FI.
Peninsula Hot Springs is the first natural hot springs & day spa centre in Victoria around 1.5Hrs from Melbourne. Natural thermal mineral waters flow into the pools and private baths providing the idyllic setting for relaxation and rejuvenation. Peninsula Hot Springs makes it possible to bathe in the naturally healing waters of mineral rich thermal pools.
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Stand Up Paddling is one of the world’s fastest growing board sports and the Mornington Peninsula has some truly world class locations to indulge in this year round activity that is fun for all the family.
Peninsula Stand Up Paddle provides SUP lessons at a variety of Mornington Peninsula beaches, depending on the day’s wind and weather conditions.
Lessons can be tailored to suit everyone – from children to grandparents and from the absolute novice to the experienced paddler wanting to improve skills and technique.
Point Nepean is truly one of Victoria’s beautiful natural landscapes. A special place with so much to see and discover.
It has a rich history and played an important role in shaping the early settlement, quarantine and defence of Victoria. The park is located at the very tip of the Mornington Peninsula, with outstanding coastal scenery and panoramic views of Bass Strait, the Rip and Port Phillip Bay. Explore the military forts and tunnels, discover the historic Quarantine Station, view the memorial where Prime Minister Harold Holt went missing or simply enjoy the coastal surrounds.
Welcome to Polperro Dolphin Swims. This site contains information about our tour operation and the wild bottlenose dolphins of Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia. For more than ten years, visitors from all over the world have been coming out on our boat, Polperro, to observe and swim with the dolphins.
Horseback Winery Tours explores the lush rolling hills of the MorningtonPeninsula’s food and wine region. We’ll take you to famous neighbouring wineries, restaurants and attractions such as Mantons Creek, T’Gallant and Green Olive at Red Hill and have packaged rides with Montalto Vineyard and Olive Grove, LaPetanque, Tucks Ridge, Red Hill Estate, Peninsula Hot Springs, accommodation providers and more.
If you’ve never ridden before, an accomplished Horseback Winery Tours guide and a gentle, well-trained horse will take care of you. If you’re an experienced rider, you’re in for a memorable day on a three-hour ride or a whole day in the saddle.
W’re only a 25 minute drive from the Searoad Ferries Terminal at Sorrento.
Reservations are essential, book online or call ahead on (03) 5989 6119.