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Mornington Peninsula, Victoria

Features of this area include Arthurs Seat, the Old Viewing tower and Ashcombe Maze and water gardens.

Mornington Peninsula, 2014 Roberto Seba; courtesy Tourism Victoria; 490x327

Mornington Peninsula, 2014 Roberto Seba; courtesy Tourism Victoria


Somers, Mornington Peninsula, by Sebastian Gollings, courtesy Tourism Victoria; 316x431

Coolart Homestead, Somers, Mornington Peninsula by Sebastian Gollings, courtesy Tourism Victoria


Attractions

Point Nepean
Lightstation at Cape Schanck
McCrae Homestead (built 1844)
Coolart Homestead with bird-filled wetlands (established 1895)

Just the facts:

Contact:
Official Site of Mornington Peninsula Tourism
Visit Victoria
Getting there: An one-hour drive from Melbourne.


Mornington Peninsula is a popular tourist destination offering beaches and camping on the foreshore, historic gardens, galleries, water sports, coastal walking trails, wineries, restaurants and cafés.

The first European settlement was established near Sorrento in 1803.


Mornington Peninsula Bathing Boxes, 2014 Roberto Seba; courtesy Tourism Victoria; 280x187

Mornington Peninsula Bathing Boxes, 2014 Roberto Seba; courtesy Tourism Victoria



Winery, Mornington Peninsula, 2008-9 David Hannah (c) Victorian Wine Industry Association courtesy Tourism Victoria; 279x197

Winery, Mornington Peninsula, 2008-9 David Hannah (c) Victorian Wine Industry Association courtesy Tourism Victoria

Pier, Mornington Peninsula, (c) 2004 Peter Dunphy, courtesy of Tourism Victoria; 490x360

Pier, Mornington Peninsula, (c) 2004 Peter Dunphy, courtesy of Tourism Victoria