In the words of one of the most cherished Christmas carols, it is truly the most wonderful time of the year. And with the special day only just around the corner, we have compiled a list of standout gift ideas to help with those last-minute shopping ventures.
Explore More Nature
Boasting an abundance of remarkable flora and fauna, our hinterland along the Mornington Peninsula is undeniably magical. Take a look at some of our standout opportunities on offer below, all showcasing the unparalleled beauty of the region:
Do you know an animal lover? A day roaming with furry friends under lush tree canopies at the Moonlit Sanctuary could just be the best gift to give.
Book a ride on the esteemed Arthurs Seat Eagle, as it soars 314 metres above sea level and encapsulates panoramic views of the Mornington Peninsula and beyond.
Discover the hidden gem of French Island, as you traverse National Park and forests and spot natural wilderness and wildlife at every turn of the 4WD.
Give the gift of adventure this Christmastime, it'll sure be a winner!
Check out our extensive list of land attractions around the region, each unique in their location and the offered experience.
Explore More Ways to Relax
Summertime is the time for complete relaxation. And oh do we have experiences to suit this peaceful pursuit:
From their Bath House to Spa Dreaming Centre, Peninsula Hot Springs offers countless sublime spa and wellbeing opportunities, each carefully curated to rejuvenate those who parkate. This heavenly oasis also has glamping and moonlit bathing options for those who seek to make their journey even more mesmerising.
Give the gift of tranquility this Christmastime, those loved ones and special friends will be in endless gratitude.
Find out all you need to know about the region’s serenity-soaked opportunities on offer here.
Explore More Overnight Stays
Nestled in pockets of natural beauty and awe around the region, we introduce you to the many resorts, hotels, retreats and apartments which thrive in both luxury and comfort. Looking to give someone an experience that extends beyond the one day? An overnight (or lengthened!) staycation in one of these charming destinations will definitely impress:
Positioned within 34 acres of verdant gardens and vines, Lancemore Lindenderry in Red Hill presents 40 elegant and spacious rooms, complemented by sweeping hinterland views and the onsite facilities of an indoor pool, sauna and tennis courts.
Exclusive, stylish and positioned in a prime location, Carmel at Sorrento offers an unmatched stay of sophistication, with six fully appointed apartments and the prized penthouse suite available to book.
Spend a night under the luminous night sky at Iluka, with their glamping and camping experiences providing endless opportunities for relaxation and renewal amongst the great outdoors.
Give the gift of indulgence this Christmastime, leaving room for countless getaway memories to be made.
Unlock everything you need to know about staying in our cherished region here.
Explore More Taste Sensations
It goes without saying the food and drink scene along the Mornington Peninsula is truly unbeatable. From first-class wineries to celebrated restaurants and quaint cafes, we have all bases covered to suit the palate preferences and interests of our many visitors. Know someone who would relish in sipping away magical sunsets amongst the vines? Or maybe a friend who simply loves a standout parma and pot? We have all these opportunities and more right here and waiting for you:
Only footsteps from the water’s edge, Hotel Sorrento welcomes both the classic and contemporary, creating flavours as part of their extensive menu to both astound and intrigue.
Between their award-winning cellar door and fine dining restaurant, Paringa Estate in Red Hill boasts a plethora of sophisticated tastes, amidst some of the best vineyard views in the region.
With a strong focus on seasonal produce, Georgie Bass in Flinders promotes innovative, healthy and wholesome dishes to enjoy, alongside hands-on cooking classes for all who seek to test their culinary skills.
Give the gift of delight this Christmastime and let our myriad of taste triumphs do all the talking.
All the information you need to plan the perfect dining and drinking stopover via the link here.