Typical Itinerary for a
MORNINGTON PENINSULA DISCOVERY TOUR
Pick up from your accommodation at 9.30am – 10.30 am (depending on your location)
Pick up is also available outside the Mornington Peninsula on request.
Visit Arthurs Seat to view the Peninsula from its highest point.
Visit Seawinds Gardens for more magnificent views and spot some kangaroos.
Visit Cape Schanck for spectacular ocean views, wild beaches and scenic walks. Follow the boardwalk which descends to the beach and rock platform.
Enjoy a relaxed lunch on the terrace at the Morning Sun Vineyard overlooking the rows of vines.
After lunch head off to Sorrento and visit Sullivans Bay, the site of the first settlement in Victoria. In April 1803 the HMS Calcutta and the transport ship Ocean sailed from England, via the Cape of Good Hope, carrying officers, a marine detachment, free settlers and 301 convicts to Port Phillip, and some wives and children. They arrived on 10 October 1803.Four early settler graves can be found on the eastern headland.
Visit the Millionaires Walk, a clifftop walk showcasing the homes and unique scenery of Sorrento.
Visit Point Nepean which is located at the very tip of the Mornington Peninsula, with outstanding coastal scenery and panoramic views of Bass Strait, the Rip and Port Phillip Bay.It has a rich history and played an important role in shaping the early settlement, quarantine and defence of Victoria.
Visit London Bridge, a famous landform,which is composed of sandstone and has been formed through weathering action of thousands of years of wind, rain and waves.A lookout, only a short walk from the car park, provides stunning views of London Bridge, the beach and the rock platforms below.
Visit Diamond Bay and the Bay of Islands to see more dramatic ocean beaches.
Return to your accommodation at approximately 5pm.
Other attractions and options that are very
popular and frequently visited are:
- Peninsula Hot Springs
- Ashcombe Maze
- Enchanted Maze
- Moonlit Sanctuary
- Sunnyridge Strawberry Farm
- Ripe ‘N’ Ready Cherry Farm
- Red Hill Cheese
- Main Ridge Dairy
- Bass & Flinders Distillery
- Red Hill Brewery
The above is an example of a tour only which can be customized to include any other attractions on request.
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