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Ranked #1 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #2 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Cuddle up to a koala, meet kangaroos, wombats, dingoes, and colourful birds at eco-tourism accredited Moonlit Sanctuary.... more » Owner description: Cuddle up to a koala, meet kangaroos, wombats, dingoes, and colourful birds at eco-tourism accredited Moonlit Sanctuary. Wander around our wetlands and bushfood garden, followed by a tasting experience. Evening visitors enjoy an award-winning, magical, personally guided tour by lantern light, meeting endangered species and other bush creatures. See bettongs, quolls, gliders and owls at their most active. « less
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Ranked #3 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #4 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: The Enchanted Adventure Garden is an award-winning attraction, just one hour from Melbourne at Arthurs Seat. Featuring three... more » Owner description: The Enchanted Adventure Garden is an award-winning attraction, just one hour from Melbourne at Arthurs Seat. Featuring three hedge mazes, 5 giant tube slides, 20 themed gardens, an outdoor sculpture park and an indoor 3D maze, this impressive adventure park has something for everyone. Right from the moment you enter, you will be transported into a world of enchantment and fun on a grand scale. The stunning gardens feature excellent examples of relief topiary and contemporary garden design. The Enchanted Adventure Garden is also the home of Australia's famous Tube Slide Rides with their giant twisting slopes, adventurers sit on inflatable tubes and slide down the slope like an artificial ski run. For a thrilling tree top adventure you should also try Tree Surfing. It involves over 50 aerial obstacles and offers 2 hours of climbing, balancing and zip-lines through the trees. This is a safe and exhilarating activity for all ages. Pre-book online to avoid disappointment. « less
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Ranked #5 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: Frankston has long been Melbourne's favourite family playground, offering the best beaches, beautiful parks and gardens, and... more » Owner description: Frankston has long been Melbourne's favourite family playground, offering the best beaches, beautiful parks and gardens, and endless opportunities for having fun. It's also the perfect base for exploring the Mornington Peninsula.Whether planning a brief stop over or a longer stay, see us for information on attractions, activities and events, local and regional maps and visitor guides. We have day trip suggestions and itineraries, tours, car hire and public transport advice. We also have a range of local and Australian made produce, wine, gifts and souvenirs. « less
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Searoad Ferries (Sorrento)
Ranked #6 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
Owner description: The spectacular 40-minute trip on the Queenscliff Sorrento Ferry Service links Melbourne’s most magnificent coastal regions:... more » Owner description: The spectacular 40-minute trip on the Queenscliff Sorrento Ferry Service links Melbourne’s most magnificent coastal regions: the Bellarine Peninsula and Mornington Peninsula.Both destinations have a vast number of attractions to explore. Then, from Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula, it’s a leisurely 2-hour scenic drive to Phillip Island and the famous Penguin Parade. From Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula, you’re very close to the glorious Great Ocean Road.Stroll on board as a passenger or bring your car – it’s the fast and environmentally friendly alternative to the drive of more than 200 km through the city from one peninsula to the other.All weather, hourly crossings, 7 Days…Two specially designed all-weather 60-metre ferries depart from both destinations on the hour, every hour, 7am to 6pm daily. Enjoy easy drive on/drive off facilities, spacious comfortable lounges with full-length windows, a tempting cafe and plenty of deck space.There are ever-changing sights – watch out for dolphins, whales in winter and enormous ships as you breathe incredibly fresh air.Arriving at Sorrento, you’ll have a perfect view of multi-million dollar mansions sitting atop cliffs, tiny coves filled with boats, the beautiful foreshore and old limestone buildings.Queenscliff is dominated by the fascinating 1860s Fort Queenscliff, but has many gracious old buildings including grand historic hotels and guesthouses.The specially designed all weather ferries have easy drive on/drive off facilities, no turning required.Easy and convenient. « less
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Frankston Beach (Frankston)
Ranked #7 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #8 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Imagine this. A whole kilometre of cosmopolitan boutique shopping, with more than 370 retail outlets to explore. The... more » Owner description: Imagine this. A whole kilometre of cosmopolitan boutique shopping, with more than 370 retail outlets to explore. The pavements are broad and tree-shaded, with inviting courtyards, verandahs and kerbside seating for an espresso or glass of fine regional wine. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, and there's not a highrise building in sight. And right at the end of the street is the sparkling sea « less
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Rye Beach (Rye)
Ranked #9 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #10 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #11 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Gardens; Museums
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Ranked #12 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Tours
Owner description: Join the team at ‘Moonraker Dolphin Swims’ as we take you on a snorkelling experience like no other. Snorkel with resident... more » Owner description: Join the team at ‘Moonraker Dolphin Swims’ as we take you on a snorkelling experience like no other. Snorkel with resident Bottlenose Dolphins, swim alongside cheeky Australian Fur Seals, explore underwater marine parks filled with colourful fish and join the search for weedy sea dragons.Tours depart Sorrento Pier just 1.5 hours from Melbourne on the picturesque Mornington Peninsula.Choose between swimming and sightseeing aboard 'Moonraker' or take a small group tour aboard 'Blue Wing' to experience this amazing natural environment on a low impact, eco friendly experience. « less
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Ranked #13 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #14 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Broad expanse of beach with good surfing waves, but dangerous rip tides (Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared... more » Owner description: Broad expanse of beach with good surfing waves, but dangerous rip tides (Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared swimming here in 1967). « less
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Heronswood (Dromana)
Ranked #15 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Architectural Buildings; Gardens
Visit these historic gardens, home of The Diggers Club and dine in the historic Heronswood House restaurant.
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Manyung Gallery (Mt Eliza)
Ranked #16 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: Established in 1968 Manyung Gallery is one of Victoria's oldest (Est. 1968) and largest contemporary art spaces, showcasing... more » Owner description: Established in 1968 Manyung Gallery is one of Victoria's oldest (Est. 1968) and largest contemporary art spaces, showcasing the very best of Australian paintings and sculpture.Over 200 affordable artworks are presented, with exhibitions changing monthly. Located at the gateway to the Mornington Peninsula, Manyung offers visitors the opportunity to explore ten 'sub-galleries', sculpture gardens, courtyards and decks, not to mention dining at our licensed restaurant.The distinctive Tuscan Castle inspired architecture, complete with oak trees, moat and drawbridge makes a visit to Manyung a truly memorable experience. « less
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Earimil Gardens (Mt Eliza)
Ranked #17 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ace-Hi Ranch (Cape Schanck)
Ranked #18 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #19 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Art Galleries
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$72* and up
Ranked #20 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Sunny Ridge is a third generation family owned property located in the beautiful hinterland of Victoria's Mornington... more » Owner description: Sunny Ridge is a third generation family owned property located in the beautiful hinterland of Victoria's Mornington Peninsula.- Pick your own strawberries (Nov-April) - Indulge in heavenly desserts, farm made ice cream and boutique strawberry wines/liqueuers- Buy seasonal fresh produce, local gourmet products and giftsSuitable for strawberry lovers of all ages, Sunny Ridge is close to wineries, beaches, golf courses and the townships of Red Hill, Dromana and Rosebud. « less
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$179* and up
Ranked #21 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Beaches; Gardens; National Parks; Parks
Owner description: Diverse coastal environment offers a variety of outdoor recreation, from swimming and surfing to hiking and exploring... more » Owner description: Diverse coastal environment offers a variety of outdoor recreation, from swimming and surfing to hiking and exploring historic sites. « less
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Ranked #22 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Charlie's Auto Museum (Arthurs Seat)
Ranked #23 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
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Cape Schanck Lighthouse (Cape Schanck)
Ranked #24 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
Ranked #25 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #27 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Discover what lies beneath! Learn how to dive, discovering and interacting with the amazing diversity of marine life to be... more » Owner description: Discover what lies beneath! Learn how to dive, discovering and interacting with the amazing diversity of marine life to be found in the underwater world. Successful completion of the PADI Open Water Course qualifies you to dive independently to a depth of 18 meters in open water and is an internationally recognised passport to dive throughout the world! « less
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London Bridge (Portsea)
Ranked #28 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Military Museums; Museums
Safety Beach (Dromana)
Ranked #30 of 45 attractions in Mornington Peninsula
Category: Beaches; Museums
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