The Mornington Peninsula region is packed with a diverse array of activities that can fill up your days for the ultimate relaxing and fulfilling experience. You are looking at award-winning eateries and renowned wineries, arts scenes, historical sites, thermal spas, cliff top golf courses, national parks, and many more. It is easy to get overwhelmed; so to help you get started, we have compiled the top six for a great holiday in the Mornington Peninsula.
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Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Gardens
You can find the oldest hedge maze in the country as well as the all-year-longblooming Lavender Labyrinthat theAshcombe Maze & Lavender Gardens. Stroll through the long, magnificent circular rose maze and acres of world-acclaimed gardens on a self-guided tour or even participate in hunt for the Great Ashcombe Gnome, activities that can be enjoyed by all ages, anytime of the year.
McClelland Sculpture Park & Gallery
You can enjoy the arts and design at the comfort of certain Mornington Peninsula accommodation
, and then extend your experience to the McClelland Sculpture Park & Gallery. Located on 16 hectares of bush and landscaped gardens that you can wander around, you will find over 100 works by major artists in the country. There are three indoor galleries spaces as well as outdoor sculptures that focus on contemporary art. You can also enjoy a delicious meal accompanied with a wonderful glass of wine at the McClelland Café.
Whether you want to surprise your loved one with a romantic lunch or simply want to enjoy a unique experience, then Montalto is the place to be. It offers a fully catered outdoor picnic dining. Enjoy finely crafted wine and thoughtful and beautiful food in this breathtaking and picturesque property, which is home to vineyards, olive groves, orchard, kitchen gardens, and a contemporary sculpture trail.
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
For a more adventurous experience, visit the Enchanted Adventure Garden, an award-winning natural fun park. It features three hedge mazes plus an indoor three-dimensional maze, and five giant tube slides. There are 20 themed gardens with an outdoor sculpture park. With two courses to choose from, there is something for everyone. You can also have a picnic at the park or even visit its lolly shop or café.
Peninsula Hot Springs
To rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit, visit the Peninsula Hot Springs. It features natural hot mineral waters flowing into its pools, and is actually the first of its kind in Victoria. The bathing and day spa facility is divided into two main areas: the Bath House for a social bathing experience, and the Spa Dreaming Centre that focuses on tranquillity for guests over 16 years.
Arthurs Seat Eagle
If you really want to enjoy a bird’s eye view of this region, then grab a gondola ride at the Arthurs Seat Eagle. It is the newest attraction featuring the latest technology that allows you to enjoy the break taking vista across the bay, the city, and the bay, all from the safety and comfort of the contemporary gondola cabin.
So whether you are planning on a gastronomic day trip, an entire summer by the beach, or a tour of the historic seaside villages, check out this beautiful region.
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