When uncovering the delights of the Mornington Peninsula start with the region's signature asset: sparkling beaches.
Beautiful stretches of glittering sand are found throughout the Mornington Peninsula. Whether swimming, surfing, scuba diving, or boating, there is an option to suit. Don’t forget to photograph the colourful bathing boxes found at beaches stretching from Mount Eliza to Portsea.
The exceptional collection of parks and gardens reveals another side to this holiday hotspot. Head for the likes of Heronswood House, Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Gardens, and the Enchanted Adventure Garden and admire the surrounds.
Then there’s the top-notch Mornington Peninsula wine region. It has 50-plus cellar doors where you can sample a huge range of wine varieties. Pair this with sumptuous local produce that can be found from restaurants to roadside stalls.
Golfers will be astounded by the assortment of courses on the Mornington Peninsula – take your pick from almost 20 of them. Some of the state’s biggest names are among the bunch and sparkling coastal views are often in excess.
The Mornington Peninsula possesses a thriving arts scene with various galleries and studios to wander around. Prominent finds are the Mornington Peninsula Regional Art Gallery, McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery, and Baluk Arts, which showcases the works of local Aboriginal artists.
If that’s not enough, enjoy a stroll within Mornington Peninsula National Park, take the family to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, indulge at the vast range of day spas, or take a dip in the Peninsula Hot Springs, among so much more.