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Things to do on the Mornington Peninsula

Whether it’s action and adventure, sports and recreation, or touring the local attractions, you’re sure to find plenty of activities of interest on the Mornington Peninsula.

 

  • Peninsula Hot Springs

    Peninsula Hot Springs

    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.


  • Peninsula Cinemas

    Peninsula Cinemas

    Looking for a great activity on a rainy day for the kids, or just want to take in the latest film, then head to Peninsula Cinemas in Rosebud.


  • Blairgowrie Yacht Squad

    Blairgowrie Yacht Squad

    With superb views over Port Phillip Bay, Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron offers many facilities to assist members and visitors in enjoying all aspects of sailing, boating and social events at the newly refurbished clubhouse. BYS also offers many training programs such as Tackers, Sailability & Ladies Learn to sail etc


  • Boneo Maze & Wetlands

    Boneo Maze & Wetlands

    Get lost in the maze with central viewing platform then continue along the boardwalk winding through the unique 15 acres of swamp & wetlands stopping to view the native wildlife.


  • Carmela's Cucina Class

    Carmela's Cucina Class

    My cooking school is unique, as each class has been created to immerse you into the Sicilian culture through food, enjoy being shown how Sicilians work as family and friends are the important ingredient in life.


  • Dromana 3 Drive In

    Dromana 3 Drive In

    One of only three Drive-Ins accessible to the suburbs of Melbourne with three screens.


  • East Coast Surf School

    East Coast Surf School

    Experience the fun of riding a wave with Prue and her friendly and dedicated team of instructors. East Coast Surf School cater for any individuals or groups who have the desire to learn how to surf or improve on their current skills and knowledge. The only requirement is that you can swim.


  • Extreme Watersport

    Extreme Watersport

    Right near the beach, at the heart of Victoria’s Melbourne peninsula in Rosebud, we can ensure your water trip has everything you need. From rental gear and beach accessories, to diving courses and gear, visit us, or give us a call and we are sure we can look after you.


  • Gunnamatta Trail rides

    Gunnamatta Trail rides

    Ocean Beach & Bush horse rides – 1-3 hours and full day. Open 7 Days from 8.00am. Horses and Rides to suit all Levels – Beginner to Advanced.


  • Heronswood

    Heronswood

    Historic homestead set on 2 hectares of stunning gardens with magnificent views. Home to The Diggers Club & Diggers Garden Shop. Dine in the historic Heronswood Restaurant – open 7 days from 10am


  • Horseback Winery Tours

    Horseback Winery Tours

    Unique in the World! Ride through the beautiful vineyard region of Red Hill and Shoreham. Taste award winning wines and indulge in gourmet lunches at a choice of great wineries.


  • Manyung Gallery Sorrento

    Manyung Gallery Sorrento

    Manyung Gallery Sorrento offers visitors to the Southern Mornington Peninsula, an opportunity to see a forever changing group of 120 original, quality, Australian artworks by a diverse range of contemporary artists and sculptors. A solid exhibition schedule runs from early October to Easter each year.


  • Mark Gray Gallery

    Mark Gray Gallery

    Considered by many to be Australia’s new leading landscape photographer, Mark Gray boasts a growing number of over 100 international awards.


  • McCrae Homestead

    McCrae Homestead

    Built in 1844 of a drop-slab construction, designed by diarist Georgiana McCrae, contains much original furniture and memorabilia which recreate the life of these Scottish migrants.


  • Moonlit Sanctuary

    Moonlit Sanctuary

    By day meet & feed friendly kangaroos, have your photo taken with a koala and enjoy interactive animal encounters. Dingoes, colourful birds, snakes & lizards, bushfoods garden, wetlands & more.


  • Moonraker Dolphin Swims

    Moonraker Dolphin Swims

    Australia’s most awarded Eco Adventure Company specialising in Dolphin and Seal swimming


  • Mornington Peninsula Golf Tourism

    Mornington Peninsula Golf Tourism

    The Mornington Peninsula is an easy 75 minute drive from Melbourne. This rugged coastal area provides perfect links conditions as well as traditional tree lined classics providing an exceptional golfing experience.


  • Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

    Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

    One of Australia’s leading regional galleries, renowned for its exhibition program of Australian and international art. Free guided tours (select days), hands-on activities for kids, entry $4 adults $2 concession.


  • Nepean Hist. Society

    Nepean Hist. Society

    A wealth of local historical information housed in the National Trust classified Mechanics’ Institute. Well worth a visit.


  • Peninsula Stand Up Paddle P/L

    Peninsula Stand Up Paddle P/L

    The Mornington Peninsula offers a range of world class SUP destinations, all within a short drive from our SUP Headquarters in Rosebud. From Frankston to Flinders and Sorrento to Somers, the waters of Port Phillip Bay and Western Port offer something for everyone.


  • Polperro Dolphin Swims

    Polperro Dolphin Swims

    Environmental tourism operation offering the opportunity to observe and swim with wild bottlenose dolphins in Port Phillip Bay. Departs from Sorrento pier.


  • Portsea Golf Club

    Portsea Golf Club

    Superb, fast grass greens, excellent couch fairways, hilly, all weather course with plenty of bunkers. One of the best tests of golf on the Peninsula with spectacular views.


  • Proline Charters

    Proline Charters

    Bass Strait fishing trips aboard Victoria’s finest fishing charter vessel, STRAIT SHOOTER.


  • Pure Peninsula Honey

    Pure Peninsula Honey

    Production of an extensive range of 100% pure Australian honey and related products, farm shop and mock apiary.


  • Recreation Health Club

    Recreation Health Club

    There is a new health and fitness club in Sorrento. Latest cardio Equipment, fully equipped Gym, Spin Studio, Fitness Classes and Pump, Fitball, Boxing, Fitworks, Zumba, Pilates, Seniors and more.


  • Rejeneration Massage

    Rejeneration Massage

    Serving the Mornington Peninsula for Mobile Massage and Pampers, providing for individuals, couples and groups, to your home or holiday accommodation, or also in the home based studio, centrally located in Rye and close to the Peninsula Hot Springs.


  • RIP Charters

    RIP Charters

    Rip Charters Fishing Trips operates daily from Sorrento Pier and end of Beach St, Queenscliff. Over Summer and the School Holidays we offer our extremely popular Ocean/Bay sport fishing trips on Big Blue, a 42ft Randall and Rip Runner, a 36ft Steber. Also we have our favourite Bay Fishing trips aboard Kestrel III the 42ft original Fishing boat of Port Phillip Bay. We offer 5, 6 and 8 hour charters.


  • Ripe'n'Ready Cherry Farm

    Ripe'n'Ready Cherry Farm

    Come to our Cherry and Berry Farm situated on 24 acres of beautiful Red Hill countryside. Experience Pick-Your-Own sweet and sour cherries when available. Bring the family and friends and make a day of it and enjoy the other farm gate outlets the area whilst you’re here.


  • Rosebud Shopping Plaza

    Rosebud Shopping Plaza

    If you need to visit the shops for groceries or just a spot of retail therapy, head to Rosebud Plaza.


  • Sorrento Ghost Tours

    Sorrento Ghost Tours

    Visit around 12 Historical locations, at least 8 of which are believed to be occupied by ghosts, including the Continental Hotel, Athenaeum Cinema & Three Palms Restaurant.


  • South Bay Eco Adventures

    South Bay Eco Adventures

    An up close nature based adventure, highlighting the unique history, wildlife and coastal landscape of Southern Port Phillip Bay.


  • Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm

    Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm

    Explore the fields, savour the unique flavours of our fruit wines & liquers and taste delectable fondue berries and farm made ice cream or heavenly desserts at our cafe.


  • Enchanted Adventure Garden & Tree Surfing

    Enchanted Adventure Garden & Tree Surfing

    Kids Adventure Activities at The Enchanted Adventure Garden. Cross over into a wonderland of Hedge Mazes and artful Garden Design. Test your nerve on the Tube Slides, 3D Indoor Maze or Tree Surf on an aerial ropes adventure. All of this is just a short trip from Melbourne; at Arthur’s Seat on the Mornington Peninsula.


  • Time Out Fishing Charters

    Time Out Fishing Charters

    Family friendly fishing trips, fishing gear provided. Tea, coffee and cordial provided. Boat licenced for 12 passengers, with plenty of space for all.”Bojangles” has been adapted to be wheelchair friendly.


  • Top Fun

    Top Fun

    Two 18 hole mini golf courses, one undercover and the other with challenging angles and water obstacles. Arcade games and refreshments available.


  • Wine & Food Lovers Tours

    Wine & Food Lovers Tours

    Join us for a relaxing day out with plenty of local food and wine on the Mornington Peninsula. All tours include tasting fee, lunch (incl a glass of wine) afternoon coffee/tea, pick up and drop off.


  • Markets

    Markets

    Every weekend you will find a vibrant market on The Mornington Peninsula with local produce, craft and so much more.


  • Rosebud Country Club

    Rosebud Country Club

    The Club offers 36 holes of championship golf, bowls, four-star accommodation and a clubhouse that can accommodate members, visitors and functions up to 220 people.


  • Ocean Eight Winery

    Ocean Eight Winery

    Ocean eight vineyard and winery produces the best Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the Mornington Peninsula. Cellar door offers tastings of these wines from Thursday – Sunday 12pm to 5pm.


  • Touch of Peace Massage Therapies

    Touch of Peace Massage Therapies

    Touch of Peace Massage Therapies is conveniently located only minutes drive from the Peninsula Hot Springs.  We specialise in couples massage, as well as offering specialised pregnancy massage and safe massage for those with cancer.  Come and visit us at the studio or we will visit you at your home or holiday accommodation. Groups and couples catered for. Bring a touch of peace into your life.


  • Sorrento Bowling Club

    Sorrento Bowling Club

    Sorrento – friendliest lawn bowls club on the Peninsula. Caters to all ages! Become a member and make new friends. Free coaching Sunday mornings. Enjoy barefoot bowls, summer twilight events, social games or competition. Hire our club house for your next party!


  • Panorama Garden Estate

    Panorama Garden Estate

    Panorama Garden Estate and Wildlife Sanctuary is a 55 acre garden and wildlife reserve. The property includes over 25 acres of gardens including lakes streams & waterfalls and with panoramic views across Bass Strait & Port Phillip Bay. Panorama Wildlife Sanctuary & Secret Gardens offers you a unique and unforgettable garden and wildlife experience that you will have never seen before.


  • Riptide Charters

    Riptide Charters

    If you want to get out on the water with qualified staff, providing a safe environment to learn about what southern Port Philip Bay has to offer, this is for you. Riptide Charters will provide the experience you desire, tell us what you want to do and we will answer the request. Do what you want when you want.


  • The Big Goose

    The Big Goose

    The Big Goose is a fantastic kids fun farm and Adventure Park! With a petting barn, tractor rides, mini golf, adventure playground, pony rides, and a giant jumping pillow, plus lots of new and exciting things happening all the time.


  • Joe Farr Fishing

    Joe Farr Fishing

    There’s no better way to explore the diverse fishing opportunities of Southern Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait than with this specialty fishing charter for small groups. Joe Farr Fishing Charters runs half day bay and ocean fishing trips from Sorrento by appointment. Unparalleled friendly, professional service with plenty of fishing space and top quality gear. Beginners to experienced anglers. Family friendly. Sightseeing, proposals, private charters available.


  • Dinosaur World

    Dinosaur World

    Enter Dinosaur World Somerville and travel back millions of years where you get to experience dinosaurs up close and personal! These amazing animatronics make you feel like you’re in the land before time. Enter the world of paleology, and dig and discover a fossil to take home as a keepsake! BBQ facilities and picnic tables are available, and food & drink can be purchased on site – check website for full details.


  • Peninsula Guided Walks

    Peninsula Guided Walks

    Peninsula Guided walks offers informative guided walks at various locations on the Peninsula. Our guides offer insights into the formations you’ll see along the way, as well as stories from our rich colonial past and earlier human habitation. More than just a walk!


  • Mornington Peninsula Brewery

    Mornington Peninsula Brewery

    Mornington Peninsula Brewery is nestled in the industrial estate of Mornington. The brewery has a casual relaxed atmosphere complemented by the beer garden and a viewing mezzanine overlooking the brew house. Together with a tasty menu of traditional wood fired pizzas Mornington Peninsula Brewery makes a welcoming destination for the discerning beer drinker.


  • Arthurs Seat Eagle

    Arthurs Seat Eagle

    Board a state-of-the-art gondola at Arthurs Seat Eagle, and fly over the state forest to the highest point of the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. You will be torn between looking at the breathtaking view across the bay to they city, and spotting wildlife as you soar high above the trees. Either way you have a bird’s eye view!


  • Craft Markets Australia

    Craft Markets Australia

    Craft Markets Australia are the team behind the Peninsula’s most loved markets – Red Hill Community Market, Point Nepean Portsea Market, and Mornington Racecourse Market. Each featuring hundreds of stalls of carefully crafted artisan products. Discover gourmet produce, plants, home decor, children’s clothing and accessories, lifestyle products, sculpture, photography, art, beauty and fashion.


  • Charlie's Auto Museum

    Charlie's Auto Museum

    Charlie’s Auto Museum is a great “to do” activity whilst visiting the Mornington Peninsula. Located 1.5 kilometres from the summit of Arthurs Seat Eagle. A car museum housing a unique collection of over 80 motor vehicles, memorabilia, model cars & automobile paraphernalia from eras spanning over years – this display will captivate the minds of both the young and young at heart for many hours.


  • Barefoot Cinema

    Barefoot Cinema

    Barefoot Cinema is a spectacular outdoor cinema combining great food, drinks, music and a range of films in beautiful outdoor locations. Barefoot Cinema is held at two stunning sites on the Mornington Peninsula at Point Nepean National Park Portsea, and Seawinds Gardens Arthurs Seat – throughout the summer period.


  • Merricks General Wine Store

    Merricks General Wine Store

    Merrick’s General Wine Store is country at it’s best on the Mornington Peninsula. Between rolling hills and beautiful coastline, enjoy fine wine, food, art, and produce at this much loved general store, inspired by the rustic charm of farm life.


  • Elevate Wine Tours

    Elevate Wine Tours

    Welcome to Elevate. We specialise in private group wine tours on the Mornington Peninsula. Expect to be spoilt with Elevate, you’ll be chauffeured in style in a vehicle that’s been specially designed with comfort reclining seats in a very spacious layout. We cater up to 11 in a group.


  • Watermaarq

    Watermaarq

    WaterMaarq charters operate from the lovely seaside town of Sorrento on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. Providing boutique up close wildlife experiences, snorkelling and freediving adventures, you’ll discover the beauty of the environment above and below the water. WaterMaarq’s personalised approach gives you the confidence to enjoy life-changing freediving and marine wildlife experiences.


  • Main Ridge Dairy

    Main Ridge Dairy

    A farmhouse cheese factory and goat dairy. MRD offers a true paddock to plate experience. Milking our girls twice daily we pride ourselves on producing milk of the highest quality, that is handmade into a range of award winning cheeses.


  • Sorrento Spa

    Sorrento Spa

    Relax, rejuvenate & refresh. Indulge in the rejuvenation of a full body massage, a luxurious “Organicsp” facial or our famous Portsea Pedispa.


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