Touring Trails

The best of the Mornington Peninsula on nine holiday trails

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Choose your destinations from a range of holiday themes and plan a touring trail to take you through all the regions of the Mornington Peninsula.

Trail at Mornington Peninsula What's your great love? Magnificent gardens or art galleries? Outstanding vineyards or golf courses? Wildlife or history? Or perhaps you and your partner are keen to combine your interests while you're here?

Well, we've already done it for you. Our touring experts have brought together the best of the Mornington Peninsula in nine trails of one or twgardo days, sspao you can indulge in food and wine one day, play golf and sail the next.

We're only an hour from Melbourne, but you'll feel a world away as you follow trails through landscapes of vineyards and olive groves, sparkling bays and seaside villages, and discover romantic restaurants and little B&Bs hidden down country roads.

Mornington Peninsula Attractions Pass Itineraries

Explore the Mornington Peninsula and discover seven iconic attractions of the region.  Spend a day or stay for a few.  For great itinerary ideas click here

Culture and Heritage Trails

We've chosen a colourful mix of galleries, markets, antiques and heritage gardens, on magnificent drives that take you through our hinterlands and along much of our coastline.

 

Culture, Art & HeritageParks & Gardens

Some of Australia's most famous artists were inspired by our landscapes, including Arthur Boyd, David Boyd and Arthur Streeton. Come and explore these landscapes for yourself, then see how they're reflected in the art in our galleries and gardens.

Gardens and Wineries Trail

Food & WineParks & Gardens Gardens & Wineries Trail

We're famous for great heritage gardens, and for our newer art of wine-making. These trails include maze gardens and wineries set in beautifully landscaped estates.

 

Culture, Art & HeritageParks & GardensWildlife Wander

Our grand mansions and gardens take you back more than 100 years to a very gracious era. Our wildlife takes you into another world altogether, with dolphin swims and eye-to-eye wildlife encounters.

 



You could spend days exploring our 50 cellar doors, restaurants, cafes and gourmet food producers. These trails take you to a selection of outstanding wineries known for their art, gardens, cafés and olive groves – and, of course, their wine.

Golf and Wine Trails

Food & WineGolf Golf and Wine Trails

Take your pick of our top golf courses in the morning, followed by lunch in one of our top-rated restaurants. If the choice is too difficult, you might wisely decide just to stay the night and continue this tomorrow.

Adventure Untapped Trails

Adventure Untapped

If you're ready for a full-on day of adventuring, we've got it all waiting for you. Cast a fishing line, raise a sail, jump on a horse, hire a bike or take a long, invigorating walk along windswept coastline.

Melbourne to Phillip Island via the Mornington Peninsula

Go further, see more – Link to other major Touring Routes from the Mornington Peninsula

There are two star attractions on the coast south-east of Melbourne – the Mornington Peninsula and Phillip Island. This two-day trail gives you lots of options to explore on the Mornington Peninsula before you take the one-hour drive to Phillip Island.

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Other Major Touring Routes
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Melbourne to Great Ocean Road via the Mornington Peninsula



It's Australia's great coastal drive: start in Melbourne, explore the Mornington Peninsula, then take the Sorrento-Queenscliff ferry and link up with the Great Ocean Road. Spend two days seeing the highlights of the Mornington Peninsula before you head west.

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Other Major Touring Routes
Download your own exciting Great Ocean Road
via Mornington Peninsula

Explore the Great Ocean Road via Mornington Peninsula

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