Nine touring themes to start you on your way
So much to see, so much to do – and you can discover it all by following our touring
themes. Or, if you'd like a little more guidance, check out our
Tours and Trails pages.
Adventure Untapped ...
How do you like your adventure? Sea kayaking or scuba diving? Thundering along a beach on horseback? Or a leisurely tour of our famous wineries on horseback. You can cycle, sail, swim with seals, dive with dolphins or walk two spectacular trails of more than 25km – and there's more!
Arts, Culture & Heritage ...
Everything from art galleries and antiques to Victoria's earliest settlement and maritime
defence fortifications. Explore historic homesteads, find treasures in our markets, discover antique stores, buy works of art in our galleries.
Visit galleries set in artful gardens, visit gardens filled with contemporary art.
Worldclass Golf ...
The Mornington Peninsula is renowned for some of the word's best natural golfing terrain.
Come and experience it on our 18 golf courses with magnificent views of the coast and countryside. Organise your own golf tour, or we'll do it
for you. Either way, don't forget to include a vineyard lunch or post-golf relaxation at a
Indulgent Wellbeing ...
Relax and let us take your cares away. Discover Victoria's only geothermal hot springs with pools cascading down the valley. Indulge yourself in a massage or treatment at ay number of day spas across the region.
Wildlife Wander ...
Meet our birdlife and wildlife, and introduce your kids
to some new cute and cuddly animal friends. Our wetlands, woodlands and coastal lands are
havens for koalas, kangaroos, wombats, wallabies and thousands of native birds. If you're
short on time, you can see it all at our wildlife park, nocturnal sanctuary and farmyard.
Marine Wonders ...
Discover another world in the waters around the Mornington Peninsula. Being part of a declared UNESCO biosphere reserve with marine national parks on our doorstep, the Mornington Peninsula is a unique spot to dive, snorkel, kayak, or fish.
Food & Wine ...
One of life's greatest pleasures on the Mornington Peninsula. Just drive through our region,
and the Peninsula's love affair with wine, fresh produce, seafood and bountiful food on the
table is quickly revealed. Taste it, sip it, pick it, catch it, take it home with you. But
first, find out more about the Wine Food Farmgate Trail.
Superb Shopping ...
Discover the villages of Sorrento, Mornington, Mount Eliza and more. Boutiques for fashion, jewellery, shoes, books, and more. Or you can find all your favourite chain stores at Frankston and Karingal.
Unique Gardens ...
How do our gardens grow? Beautifully! Come and see a fragrant lavender farm, meandering hedge
mazes, cottage gardens, formal gardens perfumed with 70,000 rose bushes and gardens with towering
trees from the 1860s. If you want to take home a little inspiration from the Mornington
Peninsula, our huge garden centre, herb nursery and gardening club will help with plants,
seedlings, seeds and plenty of good advice.