School’s nearly out for the spring holidays, and there is plenty of excitement and anticipation in the air. Want to discover top scenic and exploratory experiences throughout the region that won’t hurt the budget? We’ve listed some of our favourite free things to do on the Mornington Peninsula below:
Parks, Picnic Spots and Playgrounds
Ideal for the young kids (and those young at heart), Local Parks and Playgrounds can be found throughout the Mornington Peninsula in abundance. If you’ve never explored the region’s National Parks, this season is most definitely the right time to do so! The Mornington Peninsula National Park and Point Nepean National Park are only some of the much-loved green spaces to explore more of. Make sure to check out top Picnic and BBQ points too. We think an outdoor springtime feast will go down a treat!
For a comprehensive list of Mornington Peninsula local parks, National Parks, picnic spots and playgrounds, click on the link here.
Bike And Walking Paths
Whether on foot or on your bike, there are numerous trails to follow to take in all the best sights of the Mornington Peninsula. We’re talking calm bay beaches, rugged and windswept ocean beaches and a cosy green hinterland. Get a group or the whole family together and make a day of it! Superb dining destinations across the region are the perfect place for a treat-yourself meal post-workout.
Explore all the best Mornington Peninsula walks here, as well as the many bike tracks on offer here.
Wildlife Adventure At The Briars
Featuring an alluring fusion of gardens, wetlands, walking paths and more, The Briars in Mount Martha poses as the ideal spot to spend the morning or afternoon immersed in nature. The 230-hectare property offers much in the way of history, with entry to the park free of charge. Make sure to have your camera with you when visiting, you might just spot some local native wildlife!
For everything you need to know about The Briars, click here.
Swimming And Beaches
As the weather warms, be ever-so tempted to make the most of the stunning outdoors. From the picture-perfect (and best for swimming) Port Phillip foreshores, the opportunities to swim, stroll, or simply relax at one of the region’s admired beaches are endless.
Find the full list of Mornington Peninsula beaches here.
Home to both a permanent collection of remarkable treasures and a changing showcase of impressive exhibitions, the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery is a place to ignite curiosity and captivation. The gallery makes for an exciting artistic space to explore more of throughout the spring season, with entry free.
More information on the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery via the link here.