Things to do on the Mornington Peninsula

by Elisa Parry

If you’re planning a trip to Melbourne, don’t forget to allow enough time to explore the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. Just an hour south of the city, Mornington Peninsula is a stunning seaside region with plenty to see and do. Some must-do experiences include taking a dip in the hot springs, cruising the local wineries and swimming with the seals. You’re going to want to add the experiences below to your next holiday itinerary.

Beef and beer masterclass with farm tractor tour

Struggling to think of a birthday gift for dad this year? This experience could be a goer. He’ll learn the secrets to cooking the perfect piece of meat on this farm-to-fork cooking class at a 100-year-old dairy.

Hot springs breakfast experience for two

“This experience was incredible. The food was amazing and the venue was incredibly luxurious. We felt like we were on holidays.” Shae, 29/12/18.

Two-night coastal getaway with breakfast

Got plenty of time? Enjoy two night’s accommodation by the sea on the Mornington Peninsula. This boutique hotel is the perfect base for you to explore everything the region has to offer.

Cable car ride over the Mornington Peninsula

“A wonderful day on the Mornington Peninsula. Cable car ride to Arthur’s Seat followed by tasty, plentiful lunch of tapas. Professional, helpful friendly staff.” Sylvia, 06/01/19.

Mornington Peninsula discovery tasting with lunch

“Our wine tasting and lunch experience was outstanding. We learnt a lot about the Montalto wines and vineyards from our expert guide! After sampling a variety of reds and whites, we headed downstairs to the busy piazza cafe where we were warmly greeted. The lunch was superb. We were treated to a colourful variety of tasty dishes, many comprising of produce grown on site. It was one of the most enjoyable dining experiences my partner and I have had together.” Jonathan, 30/12/18.

Horse riding on St Andrews beach

Always wanted to go horse riding along the beach? This experience is perfect for beginners or those with no experience. You’ll get to live out your dream of riding beautiful horse along a pristine beach and of course take a photo or two to capture the moment.

The Enchanted Adventure Garden

Surely the name of this place alone is enough to make anyone want to go! Explore this magical wonderland and take on the giant hedge maze, BYO picnic or pop into the lolly shop on site. This is a day of guaranteed fun.

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