Here’s Why We Love Camping And Glamping On The Mornington Peninsula - Visit Mornington Peninsula
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Here’s Why We Love Camping And Glamping On The Mornington Peninsula

As the warmer weather starts to arrive in time for summer, the temptation to soak up the great outdoors grows stronger. And so for your next journey to the Mornington Peninsula, we invite you to spend a night under the stars in a memorable camping or glamping experience. Read on to discover what we love most about these open-air pursuits. Perfect to enjoy with the whole family or alongside a special someone!

Back To Nature Experience

Nothing quite says “back to nature” more than spending the night surrounded by beautiful flora and fauna. No matter where you choose to camp or glamp on the Mornington Peninsula, you’ll find a beautiful oasis of nature and wildlife right on your doorstep. Or tent step shall we say! Hear the crickets sing their song as you fall into a dreamy sleep. Awaken to the sound of a kookaburra’s call. And enjoy the scents and colours of native flowers and blooms.

Picturesque Settings

Whether in the hinterland or along the coastline, the settings in which one can pitch a tent or enjoy the luxuries of glamping are simply stunning.

Looking for some of the best foreshore camping locations on the southern Peninsula? Whitecliffs to Camerons Bight Foreshore Reserve in Blairgowrie has you covered! Expect to hear the sounds of gently lapping waves throughout your stay, as you make the most of your beachfront campsite. You’ll no doubt love those mesmerising Mornington Peninsula sunrises and sunsets!

Explore more of Whitecliffs to Camerons Bight Foreshore Reserve here.

Further inland, Iluka Retreat in Red Hill South is a wonderland of beauty. Their unique glamping experiences allow guests to completely unwind and relax. Set against a backdrop of rolling hills, wetlands and a lake, the canvas bell tents are equipped with an array of comfortable and cosy furnishings.

Explore more of Iluka Retreat here.

Prime Location To Explore More

What’s one of the most exciting reasons to camp or glamp on the Mornington Peninsula? You’ll be in a prime location to discover everything the region has to offer!

If you didn’t know already, Peninsula Hot Springs in Fingal is home to an alluring glamping experience that comes with king-size beds, ensuite bathrooms and private decks. And only footsteps away, there are 70 globally inspired bathing and wellness experiences to immerse within.

Discover how Peninsula Hot Springs is redefining the way of glamping here.

Back along the Port Phillip coastline, Kangerong Holiday Park is perfectly located in Dromana to explore more of nearby beaches, cafes, walking tracks and even breweries (with a small drive!) There is a dedicated area for campers and caravanners here, with powered sites and facilities offered.

Learn more about Kangerong Holiday Park via the link here.

Longer Days, And Beautiful Nights

When we think of daylight savings throughout the spring and summer seasons, long days of sunlight and balmy evenings come to mind. And when choosing to camp or glamp on the Mornington Peninsula, you can experience these open-air moments in waves. All that’s left to do now? Kick back, relax and breathe in the fresh coastal breeze beneath a luminous night sky.

Numerous Options

We’ve only scratched the surface when it comes to where you can enjoy camping and glamping across the region. Click here to uncover a comprehensive guide to all the available opportunities.



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