The moment so many of us have been waiting for is here: the freedom to travel to the Mornington Peninsula.

Much loved holiday homes will be occupied, beaches descended upon, wineries and restaurants enjoyed, boutique shops will be browsed and family attractions eagerly visited.

If you’re not sure what to put at the top of your to-do list, here is are some suggestions.

Pier 10

Family owned Pier 10 is the perfect winery for a relaxing lunch or dinner. Located in Shoreham, the winery has a fabulous outdoor dining space, taking in the vineyard view, and also has separate indoor dining options.

Showcasing the best fresh produce and ingredients the Mornington Peninsula has to offer, Pier 10’s a la carte menu specialises in modern Australian cuisine, delicious share platters and tapas.

With a homely atmosphere, warm and friendly staff, you’ll feel part of the Pier 10 family as soon as you walk through the door.

Bookings can be made at www.pier10.com.au or (03) 5989 8848

Enchanted Adventure Garden

Children and parents alike will be delighted to run through the gates of the Enchanted Adventure Garden again.

Set on 25 acres in picturesque Arthur’s Seat, the garden is designed to enliven the senses and challenge the mind. From tree surfing, a zip wire, hedged mazes and tube slides, to the much anticipated new sky scramble, time spent at this place will guarantee a fun-filled adventure...and a good night’s sleep!

Book online at www.enchantedmaze.com.au

Hotel Sorrento

The much loved Hotel Sorrento is undergoing more exciting renovations and has reopened with a new lawn terrace to complement the existing outdoor spaces. Offering boutique accommodation, restaurant and roof top bar, it’s no wonder Hotel Sorrento is a hot spot.

While soaking up the view and settling in to one of the Mornington Peninsula’s iconic venues has been on our minds for months, the hotel is also offering a delicious ‘Street Eats and Cocktails’ takeaway menu if lunch on the beach takes your fancy.

Bookings can be made at www.hotelsorrento.com.au

Peninsula Hot Springs

After the stress of lockdown and home schooling, it’s time to unwind with a restorative experience.

The Peninsula Hot Springs is an award winning natural hot spring, day spa and wellness destination in Rye.  It’s a place to indulge in self-care, explore the winding paths and natural geothermal waters, either in peaceful solitude or reconnecting with family and friends.

And if that isn’t enough, be one of the first to experience the Peninsula Hot Springs luxurious ‘glamping’ stays. Available from December 1, the newest accommodation on the Peninsula is nestled in the natural surrounds of the hot springs, with private decks, ensuite bathrooms, king beds and bespoke elements inspired by the environment.  Bliss.

Visit www.peninsulahotsprings.com for more information.

Bushrangers Bay

If some outdoor exercise and a change of scenery is on the agenda, a trek to Bushranger’s Bay will impress.  The 2.5km cliff top walk from Cape Schanck provides arguably some of the best coastal scenery in Melbourne.

Named after two escaped convicts, Bushranger’s Bay features a sandy beach surrounded by volcanic black rocks, emerging from clear blue water. Choose the time of your hike wisely (low tide), and you’ll be rewarded with pristine rockpools to cool off in.

Once a local secret, this place is so beautiful it was the location of choice for the film adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are.

Sneak Peek

Keep an eye out for the Mornington Peninsula’s newest retail addition, STOR/i.

Located in Red Hill, STOR/i is a curated concept store celebrating Australian design and the craft of making. We can’t wait to visit.

STOR/i is located at 2/1016 Mornington-Flinders Rd, Red Hill.

Banner Image supplied by Pier 10. 

Enchanted Adventure Garden Big Zip. Images via Enchanted Adventure Garden.

Images via Enchanted Adventure Garden.


Hotel Sorrento's Rooftop. Images via Hotel Sorrento.

The Iconic Hotel Sorrento. Images via Hotel Sorrento.

Peninsula Hot Springs Glamping. Images via Peninsula Hot Springs.

Images via Peninsula Hot Springs.

Images via Bushrangers Bay.

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