Summer Guide 2019-20 Meet the new generation of brewers, cider makers and distillers up close and where they practice their craft. Whether you like a Pale Ale, Lager, Brown Ale or an IPA, you will find one to satisfy your thirst. Discover classic, sweet and dry ciders and spirits rich in botanicals. FOLLOW OUR ‘BEER, CIDER + SPIRITS TRAIL’ AND SIP YOUR WAY THROUGH THE HOMEGROWN FLAVOURS OF THE MORNINGTON PENINSULA . Wed: 3-9pm. Thu-Fri: 3-11pm. Sat: 12-11pm. Sun: 12-7pm. 72 Watt Rd, Mornington (03) 5976 3663 With so many different trails to try, you could uncover some hidden gems or enjoy the paths featured on our social media. 100 + Experience a world away from the everyday with world-class dining at Laura, Pt. Leo Estate with outstanding wine, and Australia’s premier outdoor art gallery overlooking Western Port. Lunch Thu-Sat from 12pm. Sun from 11.30am. Dinner Thu-Sat from 6pm. (Closed Xmas Day.) 3649 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Merricks | (03) 5989 9011 HATS OFF CHEERS RED OR WHITE? A SIP OF SUMMER MORE IDEAS? found 15 16 18 WALK ALONG THE COASTLINE HIKE A CLIFF TOP WALK STROLL THROUGH THE VILLAGES AND GRAB A BITE TO EAT BE CHALLENGED WITH THE 100KM BAY TRAIL Take the time to wander the region and meet our makers VISIT FARMGATES TO TASTE LOCAL CHEESE, CHOCOLATES AND FRESH BERRIES DINE IN HINTERLAND WINERIES, COASTAL RESTAURANTS OR FIND A FUNKY BAR SPEND THE AFTERNOON AT A WINERY VISIT A GARDEN, BUT NOT JUST ANY GARDEN, VISIT ONE THAT HAS YOU FLYING ON A ZIP LINE, SURFING IN THE TREES OR SOLVING A MAZE PUZZLE GO TO A FARM OR GET UP CLOSE TO NATURE TRY A U-PICK EXPERIENCE ENTERTAIN THE KIDS 11 12 RISE AND SHINE Mornington Peninsula Brewery is nestled in the industrial area of Mornington. Internationally awarded, they are now regarded as one of Australia’s top craft breweries. Come and spin your wheels on kilometres of smooth sealed paths along the coastline – or if you’re a mountain biker you’ll find plenty of challenges. TRAVEL WITH WHEELS RIDE POINT NEPEAN NATIONAL PARK 25KM PENINSULA LINK BIKE TRAIL 30 + CYCLING TRACKS GOOD FOOD AWARD 13 17 WALKING PATHS 20 BCStrail winefoodfarmgate READ NOW Sample estate grown wines at Lancemore Lindenderry Red Hill – the Halliday-rated Cellar Door or experience Executive Chef Adam Beckett’s relaxed approach to fine dining. WINE AND DINE 14 Restaurant: Lunch Fri-Sun from 12pm. Dinner Mon-Sat from 6pm. 142 Arthurs Seat Rd, Red Hill | (03) 5989 2933 10 Take the time to wander the region and meet our makers. DID YOU KNOW? MORNINGTON PENINSULA WAS VOTED MOST DELICIOUS REGION 2018 SUMMER RACES Mornington Racecourse Gate 3, 320 Racecourse Rd, Mornington (03) 5975 3310 WED JAN JAN JAN SUN FRI 01 05 24 50+ CELLAR DOORS HEAD TO THE BEACH HIRE A BOAT AND GO FISHING OR LEARN TO SAIL GO FOR A SWIM AT THE FRONT BEACHES OR SURF THE WAVES AT THE BACK BEACHES RELAX AND READ A BOOK 2 8 7 9 Experience beautiful Port Phillip with Searoad Ferries. Sail to the village of Queenscliff for a great day out or travel with your car to and from the Mornington Peninsula as a shortcut around the bay. Discover French Island – a pristine, off the grid, eco destination just a 15 minute ferry ride away – with Naturaliste small, 4WD guided tours! Bayplay Adventure Tours – Sail, Kayak, Snorkel have a selection of fun aquatic experiences: Scuba diving, snorkel with sea dragons, sea kayaking, sailing, bike riding and loads more. The award-winning geo-thermal mineral waters of Peninsula Hot Springs are natural places of connection for family and friends, or retreat to the spa to nourish your mind, body and soul in nature. Arthurs Seat Eagle’s fully accessible aerial gondolas soar to 314 metres above sea level, with scenic views of the Mornington Peninsula, Port Phillip, Melbourne’s skyline and beyond. 7 days. Closed Xmas Day. 795 Arthurs Seat Rd, Dromana | (03) 5987 0600 TRY A GENTLE YOGA CLASS OR AN ACTIVE PILATES SESSION SEE THE PENINSULA FROM A DIFFERENT ANGLE ARTS SCENE CROSS THE BAY ISLAND HOP MAKE A SPLASH GIVE YOURSELF TIME TO BREATHE 7 days: 7am-6pm. Stony Point Rd, Crib Point | (03) 5257 4565 REPLENISH YOUR MIND, BODY AND SOUL A spa treatment only endota delivers. Expert therapists specialise in relaxation, remedial, deep tissue, pregnancy and hot rock massage, organic and advanced facials, hydro- microdermabrasion, facial peels, body wraps and scrubs, detox, lash lift, pedicures, waxing and spray tans. 4 40 MINS QUEENSCLIFF PHILLIP ISLAND FRENCH ISLAND STONY POINT SORRENTO 5 6 1 Westernport Ferries fast catamaran will have you island hopping in no time. Discover the unspoilt natural beauty of French Island. Take your bike or book a tour. Sail to lunch and the village of Cowes – a great day out . 7 days: 7am-6pm. Sorrento Pier, Esplanade, Sorrento (03) 5257 4500 7 days: 7am-6pm (Tour times vary daily) 10 Tankerton Rd, French Island (03) 5257 4570 7 days. 3755 Point Nepean Rd, Portsea (03) 5984 0888 7 days: 7am-10pm. 140 Springs Ln, Fingal | (03) 5950 8777 TIP GREAT DAY TRIP NATURE’S CALLING MORNINGTON FRANKSTON MOOROODUC RED HILL 314 m ABOVE SEA LEVEL Y O U R G U I D E T O 50 + BATHING EXPERIENCES Frankston Bayside Shopping Centre | 12 Balmoral Walk (03) 9783 5675 Moorooduc | 475 Moorooduc Hwy (03) 5978 8760 Mornington | 30 Main St (03) 5977 1522 Red Hill | 159 Shoreham Rd (03) 5931 0044 Mon-Wed and Fri: 10am-5pm. Thu: 10am-7pm. Wknd: By appt. DROP IN ON GLASS BLOWERS AS THEY CREATE BRILLIANT GLASS ART CALL INTO AN ARTIST’S STUDIO PICNIC IN A SCULPTURE PARK FEEL INSPIRED WONDERING AN ART GALLERY 19 FOLLOW THE WINE FOOD FARMGATE TRAIL OFFERING THE BEST SEASONAL FOOD AND WINE EXPERIENCES SEE WHAT’S ON THIS SUMMER events BE ENTERTAINED You’ll find events of all kinds on the Mornington Peninsula.