Great Family Activities

Great ideas for the great outdoors

The Mornington Peninsula is one big adventure just waiting to happen. Get out amongst it... crazy hedge mazes, amazing marine activities and animal encounters. Don’t forget your camera! Click on the links below to find out more:


  • Meet the very cute goats at Main Ridge Dairy

  • Take a ride on a heritage steam train at Mornington Railway

  • Enjoy some Sunday afternoon music at the rustic Hickinbotham Winery

  • Collect local crispy apples from the farmgate stall at Mock Orchards or Staples Apples

  • for the little kids: Paddle in the shallows at a Port Phillip beach, see birds from a birdhide, or discover a local playground

  • and for bigger Kids: Learn to surf at Point Leo or stand up paddle board at Sorrento, go rock pooling at Mushroom Reef, try fishing from a pier, catch a movie at the Drive-In, or hike sections of the Two Bays Trail or Coastal Walk.

Find fab family fare

Any time is a good time for a homemade icecream from Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm or Mornington Peninsula Chocolates. Grab some tasty local fish and chips and head to the beach or stock up on your own provisions and find a pleasant picnic spot at Flinders overlooking the pier, at the Point Nepean Quarantine Station, or at Seawinds Gardens on Arthurs Seat. Dont fancy packing a picnic? Find family friendly feasting options at Blue Mini Eatery Emporium and Events, or Volpino Mount Martha, or grab a family pub dinner at The Deck at Flinders Hotel