Scenic Drives

Scenic roads and tourist drives

So where do you feel like driving today? Around country roads, with wineries, restaurants and art galleries providing plenty of opportunities to linger? Or along the coast, watching out for that perfect picnic spot on a white sandy beach?

You can cruise along the whole of the Port Phillip Bay coastline from Frankston to Portsea, stopping at seaside villages and taking the detour up to Arthurs Seat for the best views of the Peninsula. Then drop down a gear, exploring peaceful hinterland roads, wild Cape Schanck and historic Flinders before heading up the Western Port Bay coast. Make sure you take your camera.

Arthurs Seat Loop Scenic Drive
Take a drive from Point Nepean Road in Dromana, up to the breathtaking Arthurs Seat Summit and continue on through the beautiful hinterland region. Along the way you might like to stop off at the Enchanted maze on Purves Road, or one of the many wineries that the Mornington Peninsula is so famous for.
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Esplanade Coastal Drive
This route takes drivers firstly through Schnapper Point in Mornington offering access to the Schnapper Point park and amazing views out onto the water. Once out onto the esplanade, you will witness some of the best road views of Port Phillip Bay in the region as you cruise around the picturesque bayside road.
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Rosebud to Arthurs Seat via Cape Schanck and Flinders
Witness farmland through Boneo and some of the amazing coastal scenery through Cape Schanck and Flinders on this drive. Cruise along the coastline and look out at the rugged waves and rocks of Bass Straight. Upon reaching Flinders you may want to explore the seaside town or progress straight to the hinterland section of the drive.
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Sorrento - Portsea Artist Trail
For many years the picturesque Mornington Peninsula has been an inspiration to a number of famous artists. The Sorrento-Portsea Artists’ Trail brings the works created by these artists to life.The Trail covers the southern most tip of the Mornington Peninsula and is accessed by car and then by foot.
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