Make the most of the Mornington Peninsula and exploring its gorgeous beaches, wineries and restaurants on the many great day tours available from Melbourne.
To accommodate all types of visitors, there are excellent accommodation choices available here. Guests will find everything from peaceful bed and breakfasts, to budget and luxury villas. There are even excellent winery retreats and beachfront campsites to fulfil your needs.
Mornington Peninsula Tours, Melbourne Day Trip & Bus Tour
A number of Melbournians come here just for gastronomic tours or day trip. They explore the local wineries, restaurants and eateries at the seaside towns around the area. You can taste wines, sample homemade cheeses and a variety of dishes at these wineries.
Montalto Vineyard and Olive Grove are one of the most popular wineries of the Mornington Peninsula area. This winery produces some excellent Chardonnay, Pinot Noir wines and sparkling varieties. Many of these restaurants offer a great menu; featuring delicious seafood and meat dishes; made from fresh produce and local ingredients.
Whether you’re here to enjoy some summertime activities or enjoy the historic towns, there are endless activity choices available. The area is home to some pristine national parks that offer excellent bushwalking, hiking, and wildlife watching opportunities. Visitors can also enjoy surfing, scuba diving and swimming at the cerulean beaches.
Families with kids shouldn’t miss the chance to see Australia’s oldest hedge maze, Ashcombe Maze. This place also features a lavender garden where you can feel, touch and smell the fresh scents of the lavender blooms. The maze includes a circular rose maze, a hedge maze and a flowering lavender labyrinth.