Mornington Peninsula Walking Tour - Full Day

Mornington Peninsula VIC
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DBL591-M

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Highlights

    Take an exhilarating and informative walking tour through the beautiful Mornington Peninsula with experienced professional walkers. On the tour you will enjoy breath-taking views of Bass Straight, Port Phillip Bay and discover a diverse range of landscapes and wildlife.

    Why You'll Love This

    What's Included?

    You have a choice of four 1 day walks as listed below. Personalised walks can be made to suit your requirements. The sequence and number of days for your walking holiday is flexible.

    CLIFF VIEW CIRCUIT – Start at Portsea, walk via London Bridge then along cliff tracks and ocean beaches. We search for the endangered Hooded Plover. Return to Portsea on the "millionaires walk" passing magnificent homes along cliff tops and beaches of the bay. Stop at Sorrento for lunch. 14Kms.

    HINTERLAND WINERY EXPLORER – Walk from Merricks to Red Hill past vineyards and horse studs enjoying views across to Phillip Island and French Island. The walk continues to Paringa Winery for lunch. [Glass of wine included]. Walk returns to Merricks where Stonier Winery is open for tastings till 5pm. Available Thursday to Sunday. 14km

    HISTORICAL SITES AND SANDHILLS – Walk starts at Sorrento going along cliff top tracks overlooking the ocean and rock pools. Pass Diamond Bay then stop at Mount St.Paul where 360-degree views from Cape Schanck to Point Lonsdale will take your breath away. Return to Sorrento along bay beaches and tracks stopping at the historical sites where the first Europeans landed and settled in Victoria 200 years ago. Stop at Blairgowrie for lunch. 14Kms

    CAPE TO LA CAMPAGNA – Walk from Cape Schanck past beautiful Bush Rangers Bay and Greens Bush where we search for birds and wildlife, to finish at La Campagna Winery for a sumptuous relaxing Italian home cooked lunch. [Glass of wine included]. Transport arranged for return to Cape Schanck. Available Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 12km
    On the Day

    Session Length

    The walking tours run 7 days a week, year round, except for the month of August. The day walks take from 5 to 6 hours each day and you will need to allow more time when staying at a winery for lunch.

    Numbers on the Day

    Minimum of two people up to a group of 14 people. In most cases your group will be the sole participants. Bookings for a single taken for Thursday or Sunday only.

    Weather

    If there is doubt as to the suitability of the weather i.e. there are storms or continuous rain you should be in touch with us and if necessary another time can be arranged for your walk.

    Dress Code

    Good walking shoes, light backpack, binoculars suitable for bird watching, sunscreen, hat, lightweight jacket or waterproof jacket, drinks. Backpacks and binoculars can been provided by us and bottled water is provided on all walks.

    Other Info

    If accommodation is required, own arrangements will need to be made. We suggest the Sorrento, Blairgowrie or Rye areas. Mornington Peninsula Information Centre can advise and book for you.
    ... and Importantly

    Guidelines

    You need to be reasonably fit to comfortably walk the 12 to 14kms required a day. The level of walk is easy to moderate.