Recent visitors to the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria were able to enjoy a wide range of activities including wine tasting, bus tours, Ashcome Maze and Lavender Gardens, museums, breath taking views and even penguin viewing.
There is a variety of bus tours that explore the Morning Peninsula and with so many things to see and things to do; tours can be grouped to cover the most famous attractions including wineries, dolphin spotting, Bass Strait coastal tours, kayaking and scuba diving. Viewing the formal gardens with 70,000 rose bushes and towering trees from the 1860s is just another attraction to the Point Nepean national park.
With the first European settlement being right on the Mornington Peninsula, it has become one of the historic estates of Victoria with memorabilia and furniture from the Military still present at Point Nepean. With almost every village being quarters to art and craft galleries, the Mornington Peninsula has been known as being Australia’s and certainly Victoria’s largest antique centre. With collections that range from Napoleonic history to contemporary art, there is a wide range to suit all personalities and interests.
Visitors to Melbourne wanting to visit the Mornington Peninsula have a range of bus tours to choose from, and on arrival at some of the wineries you can experience taking a tour while on horseback. You can stop to savour some of the finest wines available whilst taking in breathtaking and magnificent views. The Mornington Peninsula produces a vast array of quality wines. There are plenty of professional wine tours operating in the region where the winemakers will be accessible for a chat and are happy to recommend which wines are the best to try and buy!
Discover the best of what the Mornington Peninsula has to offer on Melbourne tours that leave daily and consider also some of the private wine, cheese and chocolate tours. Finish up the day by tasting exclusive hand crafted cheeses and delicious chocolates that are some of Melbourne’s best kept secrets. The wineries in Melbourne have been particularly active in establishing eateries at their cellar doors, providing a great choice of restaurants and cafes with quality food available for visitors.
Day tours around the Mornington Peninsula can also be around the Point Nepean national park and along the coast of the Bass Strait. Bike tours are also available – You can hire or bring your own bike and travel to just about the tip of Point Nepean where the waters of Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait meet. Point Nepean national park was closed to the public for more than 100 years but it is now available for everyone’s enjoyment.
Point Nepean National Park is also popular for spotting dolphins, seals and a variety of other animals. There are also tours available to get a bit closer to the sea life where you can go swimming with the seals and dolphins. A truly memorable experience.
There are many places to see and things to do in the Mornington Peninsula. It’s a extremely popular place for any visitors traveling to Victoria.