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Give the gift of experiences

We blinked, and it's Christmas. Oh, what a year it's been, and we all deserve to reward ourselves for adapting (and surviving)! Mornington Peninsula is bursting with experiences ready to share with loved ones, the perfect way to gift something memorable in a year most would like to forget.

Share something special with someone special – give the gift of a Mornington Peninsula experience. We have gathered some of the very best on offer for you to fill your festive stocking and summer.

Getaway with friends and family

Carmel at Sorrento

Experience Sorrento's seaside charm and casual sophistication at Carmel at Sorrento. Perfect for families or groups of friends holidaying together, apartments can comfortably accommodate up to six guests. Take in Sorrento's historic limestone buildings, explore the galleries, browse boutiques and cafes. Cool off with a day on the beach or escape to the surrounding areas of the Mornington Peninsula for gourmet delights at local boutique wineries.

Lindenderry Red Hill by Lancemore

If there was ever a place for you to rest and dream of better days, it's Lindenderry Red Hill by Lancemore. The perfect getaway gift for friends or family, feel a wave of contentment that is quintessentially Red Hill. Enjoy a long, languid meal at The Dining Room or sample some of the 5-star Halliday rated Lindenderry Estate wines at the Cellar Door.

Mercure Portsea

A relaxing holiday destination, Mercure Portsea offers the perfect opportunity to gift the gift to stay and play. With sweeping panoramic views of Port Phillip Bay and the stunning Portsea Golf Club, it is within easy reach of Red Hill markets, wineries and restaurants and the Peninsula Hot Springs.

Taste sensations shared

Crittenden Estate

Crittenden Estate is one of the Mornington Peninsula's oldest and most iconic wineries. Experience signature seated tastings with the knowledgeable staff in their newly refurbished outdoor terrace overlooking the lawns and lake.  Immerse yourself in the family's dedication to their craft as you learn and sip, your favourite wine available to take home with you.

Pt Leo Estate

Gourmet food and art more your style of gift? Enjoy Pt Leo Estate and the chef's hat restaurant, Laura, with wine, dine and art experiences at your doorstep. Wander the Sculpture Park before or after a meal with matched wines to inspire all the senses.

Beer Cider Spirits Trail

Give the gift of exploration. Meet the new generation of brewers, ciders makers and distillers up close as you explore the Beer Cider Spirits Trail.  Give a gin masterclass to the would-be connoisseur in the family with Bass and Flinders Distillery, delving into the unique and wonderful world of gin production while tasting a range of gins. Be the friend that knows your mate's adventurous tastes and wow him with a hand-picked collection of Dainton Brewery's award-winning and unusual beers. Plenty of ways to sip your way through the homegrown flavours of the Mornington Peninsula.

Adventure for big and small

Bayplay Adventure Tours offers an array of amazing adventure activities and unforgettable experiences, perfect gifts for the young - or young at heart adventurer. Snorkel or scuba dive with seadragons, sea kayak the Dolphin Sanctuary, Stand Up Paddleboard or bike ride around the picturesque Point Nepean National Park. Soar and explore with Arthur Seat Eagle, the perfect gift of scenic views across Port Phillip Bay towards Melbourne, around the coast and beyond. Share a cafe meal from an expansive outdoor deck.

Count down for a big reveal or give yourself a gift each day to make up for all the other celebrations we missed! Mornington Peninsula is abundant with the gift of experiences – the hard part is choosing which one you do first!

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