Things To Do In Frankston - Visit Mornington Peninsula
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A thriving destination for everything arts, food, shopping and events, Frankston represents a coastal town that has it all. Between their picture-perfect waterfront and the array of parks and bushland environments, there is so much to explore and get immersed within. Here is our guide to some of the best things to do in Frankston on the Mornington Peninsula.

Arts and Theatre

As one of the largest outer metropolitan art venues in the country, the Frankston Arts Centre is a must-visit for its seasonal shows, music showcases, art exhibitions and more. The 800-seat theatre, creative arts hub, 200-seat black box theatre and multiple gallery spaces all help in bringing these vibrant artistic events to life.

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Bayside Centre in Frankston is known as being the ultimate shopping destination on the Mornington Peninsula. Located only a stone’s throw away from the foreshore, the shopping centre offers an extensive range of fashion, food, entertainment and lifestyle brands. 

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Home to a rich golfing scene, Frankston makes for an ideal destination to tee off as a veteran, casual golfer or first-timer. Each with their own distinct charm, the Frankston golf courses have contributed to the Mornington Peninsula’s reputation as a leading golf destination in Australia. Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club and Centenary Park Golf Course are both magnificent to visit at any time of the year.

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Food and Drink

From beachfront restaurants to classic pubs, Frankston is an enviable location when it comes to standout food and drink experiences. Kick back at the local hangout brewery, pull up a seat for a long and lazy cafe lunch or grab and go something tasty to enjoy by the water. All these opportunities and more on offer! Top recommendations to visit include Frankston Brewhouse, Waves On The Beach Restaurant and Martini and Co.

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Frankston Beach

Picture-perfect from every angle, Frankston Beach is a wonderful place to visit year-round. Enjoy a gentle stroll along the boardwalk, meander the length of the Pier or even take a splash in refreshing Bay waters. Frankston Beach is additionally home to the lifesaving club, founded in 1924.

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