There is always something happening here on the Mornington Peninsula – festivals, exhibitions, sporting events, food and wine tastings, markets and much more! Check out below to see what is coming up.
Open for take away and dine in coffee, pastries house made pies etc. French meals such as Beef Bourguignon, Cassoulet, Coq au Vin and more yummy treats available.
Hours: 8-3pm daily
Ph: (03) 5984 3243
3770 Point Nepean Road, Portsea
The Rye Hotel is a family owned business that has well trained and enthusiastic staff with old fashion friendly service values.
Due to COVID-19 and the Government restrictions, our Cafe & Bistro has limited seating for lunch and dinner.
Lunch sittings start at 12noon to 2.30pm
Afternoon menu from 2.30pm to 5.30pm
Dinner sitting from 5.30pm to late (Saturday from 5pm)
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: 5985 2277
Grand Opening of the new Park Bar – sit down and relax!
Enjoy a beer and conversation with some friends in our new Park Bar. Head to the back and see what’s happening
Open Daily from 12 noon to 10pm
Lime Spice Hawker Beach Bar
Open for lunch Friday to Sunday
Open for dinner Wednesday to Saturday
Book your table at limespice.com.au
2839 Pt Nepean Rd, Rye
Ph: (03) 5910 0966
Come in and enjoy the Italian vibe and authentic food. Sip on an Aperol spritz and sit in the open air courtyard with friends and family. Everyone welcome.
Open every day – 5:00pm till late
Ph: (03) 5984 0811
Dinner from 5.30pm Thursday – Saturday … more nights after Xmas …
Menu = 2 Course/ 3 Course ie min. 2 Course
VINYL HAPPY HOUR under the Loquat Tree &/or the Voodoo Lounge, Back Soon, Stay Tuned
We will continue to be heavily restricted but we have created 3 new outdoor areas that have heaters, music & blinds ( 2 sides only outside due to regulations). Outdoor Density quotient applies. approx 40 guests. Indoor Density quotient applies approx 40 guests
Ph: (03) 5984 4444
BREAKFAST service daily between 8.30-11am.
LUNCH service daily between 12-3.30pm
Afternoon visits for a glass of wine, with perhaps some cheese, is always encouraged
The Veranda Coffee window is open from 7:00am
The summer instalment of THE TRADERS is open daily until 31st January 2021.
Produce Store open every day 9:00am to 5:00pm
For all future gallery exhibitions click here
Ph: 03 5989 8088
Gin High Tea @ Zigis Bar at Flinders Hotel
This could possibly be the best 3 hours of the year. Book yourself in for a wonderful treat.
Dates: 09.01.2021 | 16.01.2021 | 23.01.2021 | 30.01.2021 | 06.02.2021 | 13.02.2021 | 20.02.2021 | 27.02.2021 | 06.03.2021 | 13.03.2021 | 20.03.2021 | 27.03.2021
Time: 12.00pm for 3 hours
Address: Cnr Cook & Wood Streets Flinders
Phone: 03 5989 0201
Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Wednesday to Sunday 8am – 3pm Thursday, Fri & Sat nights Dinners til 8pm
Ph: 5982 0522
MON | THURS | FRI
10:00AM – 3:00PM | 5:00PM – CLOSE
TUES | WED – CLOSED
SAT & SUN
8:00AM – 3:00PM | 5:00PM – CLOSE
Ph: (03) 5984 4004
We offer one of the most unique Gin Masterclasses in Australia where you have an opportunity to create your very own bespoke gin.
During our Gin Masterclasses you will delve into the wonderful world of gin. Learn the long and fascinating history of gin and how it is made.
During the classes, you will also be guided through the process of blending up your own gin recipe from a vast range of vapour infused botanicals.
Once you have created “your gin” tailored to your taste preferences, you will be able to take home a 500ml bottle with you for you and your friends to enjoy.
Phone: (03) 5989 3154
Pure Peninsula Honey Farm Shop – Open for your essential shopping! With our pure, raw honey, wax, skincare products made with honey, cider, ice cream, bee related merchandise, all available to purchase
Hours: 7 days a week, 9am to 5pm
Ph: 5978 8413
Address: 871 Derril Road, Moorooduc
All day brunch, Seated indoor/outdoor dining (bookings recommended), Take away coffee/grab & go meals, pantry essentials, take away local beer, wine and cider
Open daily 7am – 3pm
Address: 2 Colchester Road, Rosebud
Ph: 03 5981 2520 (call & collect)
Sparkle the New Year in with dinner followed by a celebration on the 31st of December from 6:30pm
Ph: 5984 8484
Address: 3765 Point Nepean Road, Portsea
Taste all of your favourite St Andrew’s Brewery beers available. Book a table and celebrate with friends
Ph: 03 5988 6854
Date and time: Open 9am to 5pm daily
Phone: 03 5989 0020
Address: 45 Cook Street, Flinders
Scumptious Oysters half price 7 days/week
Address: 100-102 Ocean Beach Rd, Sorrento
Ph: 03 5984 4995
Immerse yourself in the sculpture park overlooking the Westernport Bay and Hinterland of the Peninsula.
Sit outside for a relaxing fizz or treat yourself to the tastes of the Peninsula in the restaurant.
Ph: (03) 5988 8261
2871 Point Nepean Road, Blairgowrie VIC 3942
Fun Facts: The Eagle has 34 gondolas. Each gondola can hold eight guests. The summit is 314 metres high. The flight takes approximately 15 minutes each way. The tallest tower is ‘Number 9’ – it’s 22 metres from the ground to rope level.
Open every day 10-5 then 9-6 after 26/12/21
Ph: 03 5987 0600
Address: 1085 Arthurs Seat Road, Dromana (Base Station)
Web: (BOOK ONLINE) @ www.aseagle.com.au
See website for movie guide and session details
Date: 31 December 2020
Time: if applicable 5.30pm to 2am (1-1-21)
Address: 133 Nepean Hwy Dromana 3936
Phone: 035931 0022
‘Fun times along the Coast’ Explore the wonderful world of art with our virtual exhibitions.
Also, each Saturday afternoon from 4:30 to 6:00pm come and enjoy the Sorrento Gallery’s Salon Style presentations and see some great art over a glass of wine.
Phone: (03) 9787 2953
New exhibition of the fabulous new works of Jerome Whitcroft exploring abstract expressionism and recycled mediums.
Phone: 0424 545 366
Address: 1-3760 Point nepean Rd Portsea
Date: Monday and Tuesday nights in January (and late December) public tours 8pm. Private Tours any time or date over December /January
Address: Meet at the corner of Nepean Hwy and Ocean Beach Rd at the rotunda Booking essential as numbers are limited.
Phone: 0409 844 768
There is something for all the family, stunning gardens, crazy mazes, thrilling tree surfing, great food and don’t forget the lolly wall!
Date: Open every day
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm (except Christmas Day)
Address: 21 Purves Rd, Arthurs Seat (opposite Seawinds National Park)
Ph: (03) 5981 8449
Open 7 days a week
03 5976 8877 | 0474 496 222
211 Main St Mornington
Visit Cape Merchants, mention Beachside Tourism and we will give you 10% off full priced items.
Pack your items in a Cape Merchants reusable shopping bag. Made with recycled PET bottles and printed with a fabulous anchor emblem, it’s functional, sustainably produced & stylish.
Phone: 03 59844641
Address: Cape Merchants, 65-67 Ocean Beach Road, Sorrento (between the chemist and icecream shops)
Summer Barefoot Bowls – just call 0412 371 321 to book a 2-hour rink for $15 per person
Minimum charge $150 covers up to 10 players – includes access to clubhouse facilities and all bowls equipment.
Licenced bar and bbq hire available.
Phone: 0412 371 321
Address: Hotham Rd, Sorrento
Enjoy and relax with remedial massage and purchase products to help you continue your self-care.
Open for full service. Book an appointment to relax and unwind into the Summer Holidays
Ph: 03 5931 0044
Web: endota red hill
Date: Starting Monday, 28th December to Friday 22nd January 2021
Time: Daily @ 8:30am
Address: Sorrento Foreshore next to the Rotunda and Ferry Landing
Ph: 03 5984 0304
A full range of seeds, plants, bulbs & supplies are available online with an expanded range of edible ‘members only’ seeds to ensure members are able to continue to purchase their favourite varieties.
Ph: 03 5984 7321
Located on Victoria’s stunning Mornington Peninsula, our 27 acre wetlands are a beautiful showcase of the Mornington Peninsula’s indigenous flora and fauna, including many species of frogs, reptiles and water birds
Date: Open now until Easter
Tickets: 15+ $18, u15 $15, u3 free
Address: 695 Limestone Rd Fingal 3939
Date: Monday to Friday, Saturday 9-4, Sunday 10-4
Address: 3/10 Thomson Terrace, Dromana
Ph: 0476 180 382
Bush tucker guided walks, Yidaki (didgeridoo) Mediatation, Teen Zumbalates, Outdoor Yoga @ Sorrento Sailing Club
For full details, times, booking and prices please head to the website
Enquiries 0409 409 252.
Ph: 0409 409 252 or book directly via the web
Book a session online & have a pin code sent to you to enter at the gate for easy access. Lights will activate automatically if booking at night.
A great way to get outdoors & get your daily exercise.
Price: $5 per person per night.
Address: 570 Boneo Road, Boneo
Phone: Please text Jami on 0434 020 718 by 12pm on the day
Cellar door will be open for contactless cheese sales (through our pop up window)
Red Hill Cheese is a family run artisan cheese company that produces small batches of cheese and gourmet produce from our bush property and cellar door in Red Hill
Your favourite cheeses can now be ordered online through our website or even better drop in for a tasting:
Date: week 1 – 6th, 7th, 8th January
week 2 – 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th January
week 3 – 20th, 21st
Time: 9:00am to 2:00pm
Address: 550 Tyabb-Tooradin Rd, Pearcedale
Ph: 03 5978 7935
If you have any deep cleaning or extra sterilisation requirements, Rest Easy Services have teams trained and ready. Fully equipped with masks, gloves and hospital grade sanitiser spray.
Please call 0429 780 896 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and quote “Beachside” to get your 10% discount. Stay sterile!!
Sea Kayak Tour – The Dolphin Sanctuary – 9:30am & 1pm Daily
Snorkelling with the Sea Dragons – 2pm Daily
Guided Scuba Dives at 8:30am & 11am Daily
Stand Up Paddle Board Hire – Explore our bay on a Paddle board!
Sit on Top Kayaks – Enjoy our pristine coastline from a kayak!
Snorkel Gear – Check out our local weedy sea dragons!
Bike Hire – Discover Point Nepean National park!
School Holiday programs:
We are running school holiday day programs on the following dates:
12-14th of January 2021 & 19th -21st of January 2021
Ph: 03 5984 0888
Address: 3755 Point Nepean Rd, Portsea
Web: www.bayplay.com.au & www.ilukaretreat.com.au
Date: Daily (weather permitting)
Time: 2 daily departures 8:00am and 12:00pm
Address: Sorrento Pier, adjacent to Searoad ferry terminal
Ph: 03 5988 8434
Time: If applicable multiple trips each day. Call for further details
Address: Rye boatramp or Blairgowrie Marina if wheel chair trips
Ph: 0400 440 705
Do you want to see the South Chanel Fort, Southern Pile Light, Chinaman’s Hat and Mud Islands on your own private tour?
All trips are by appointment, go where you want when you want.
Maximum 8 ppl (one party exclusively)
Price: Flat rate of $80 per hour (whole boat is yours, includes fishing gear
Departs: Blairgowrie Pier
Ph:0433 473 061 (Call Steve Ross to make an appointment)
A multi-award winning aquatic experience, offering a range of swimming and sightseeing tours, from 3-hour dolphin and seal swims to 90 minute wildlife sightseeing adventure cruises
Date: Daily (weather permitting)
Time: Season opens from Oct to April, our tours depart daily at various times throughout the day. Please call for further information
Address: Sorrento Pier, Esplanade Rd, Sorrento
Ph: 03 5984 4211 mob: 0451 795 797
Date: Trips depart daily in season. Weather permitting
Ph: 0438 390 312
Includes 1.5 hour Cruise on Luxury Yacht, Glass of bubbly, gourmet cheese platter
Date: Available Friday and Saturday – November through to March
Ph: 1300 304 992