Head out into Port Phillip Bay for the chance to swim with seals and dolphins with this boat tour. You'll visit the manmade Chinaman's Hat, known for its population of Australian Fur Seals, where you'll get to snorkel with the friendly creatures. You'll then head out to look for dolphins; if you're lucky, you'll get the chance to swim with them.
Treat your taste buds on a guided culinary tour of Australia's charming Mornington Peninsula. Sample regional wines and cider at cellar door tastings, locally made goat cheese at a boutique dairy, and scrumptious fruit-flavored chocolates and liquors at a strawberry farm. Enjoy free time to explore the town of Flinders, followed by a beach walk in warm weather. Enjoy the fun and intimate atmosphere of this small-group tour, with numbers limited to 24 people.
Soak your cares away with a day of rest and relaxation at the Peninsula Hot Springs. With included transport from Melbourne, this tour makes it easy to fit in a trip to this favorite spa destination on the Mornington Peninsula, featuring 20 different bathing experiences like geothermal pools, hydrotherapy, sauna, and a Turkish hamam. For an extra bliss fix, book an optional treatment at the serene Spa Dreaming Center.
Nepean National Park—situated at the southern tip of the Mornington Peninsula—has historic military structures and tunnels, and unmatched views of Port Philip Bay and the South Australian coast. This tour, which provides bike rental for two people and an audio guide and map, lets you explore the park’s coastal trails at your own pace.
Sample the gastronomic charms of the Mornington Peninsula on this private full-day tour, including pick-up and luxury transport from your accommodation in Melbourne or the Mornington Peninsula. Go behind-the-scenes at a local olive grove, sample regional cheeses and chocolates at Main Ridge Dairy, then enjoy a private barrel tasting at the renowned Red Hill winery. Finally, tuck into a delicious lunch of seasonal foods and expertly matched wines at the Red Hill Estate.
Indulge your sweet tooth with a self-guided visit to Panny's Amazing World of Chocolate at the Phillip Island Chocolate Factory. Just a 1.5-hour drive from Melbourne, the factory offers an interactive experience for chocolate lovers of all ages. Discover the chocolate-making process from cacao beans to chocolate bars, drink from the gigantic chocolate waterfall, design your own personalized chocolate bar, and sample decadent handmade chocolates.
The vineyards, orchards, and farmlands of the Mornington Peninsula are the gastronomic playground of Melbourne’s foodies and this full-day tour checks all the boxes for food and wine lovers. Visit a dairy farm, orchard, and chocolatier to taste delicious regional delicacies; enjoy a gourmet lunch at a local restaurant; and indulge in expert-led tastings at up to three wineries, then cap it all off with a visit to the Eureka Skydeck, Melbourne’s highest observation deck.
Starting at Arthurs Seat on the Mornington Peninsula this tour takes you past some of the most idyllic scenery you could ever hope to pedal. Cycling is mostly along dirt tracks and is mainly downhill.
Cycle past vineyards, berry farms, cheesemakers, boutique breweries and wildlife all complemented by amazing views over both coasts of the Mornington Peninsula.
VineTours suggest lunch venues for you - either a casual gourmet pizza type lunch or a more formal a la carte style. Alternatively, you can collect gourmet treats from farm gates for a picnic lunch.
VineTours Self-Guided tours give you the freedom to explore and wander off the beaten track at your own pace.
Maps and a written guide to suggested routes that travel past various gourmet produce stores and vineyards are provided.
At the end of your day VineTours will pick you up and return you to your vehicle.
You will be delighted having your own private chef cooking for you and showing you some tricks of the trade. Chef Jacqui makes it fun and very entertaining. It's perfect for groups and anybody who wants to learn to cook like a chef. Chef Jacqui will tailor make your class to suit your needs. Plus you get to enjoy a wonderful meal.
Sample the best of Phillip Island’s nature and cuisine with a full-day tour of this favorite getaway destination just a short drive from Melbourne. Learn about Victoria’s pioneers at a heritage farm on Churchill Island, soak up coastal scenery on the George Bass trail and Nobbies lookout point, and finish the day with premium seats for the famous nightly Penguin Parade. Plus, enjoy the island’s bounty with included lunch and wine tasting.
Experience the natural landscape of Victoria on an eco boat tour off the coast of Mornington Peninsula. In addition to navigating and providing little-known facts about the area’s diverse wildlife, your guide points out easy-to-miss animals, which may include jellyfish, seals, dolphins, or whales depending on the season. A small group size and choice of departure times makes this tour a popular choice for families.
Enjoy a close encounter with Australian Fur Seals on this small-group snorkeling tour from Sorrento Pier. Choose a departure time that suits you, then set off to swim, snorkel, and soak up views of the coastline, while watching wild seals splash and sunbathe around you. Gear rental comes included in the price, plus small refreshment served onboard your bathroom-equipped vessel.
See some of Australia's most famous native animals at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, which is conveniently located on the Mornington Peninsula near Melbourne. The sanctuary shelters kangaroos, koalas, Tasmanian devils, crocodiles, and more on the 25-acre (10-hectare) grounds. Learn more about the mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, amphibians and insects at daily keeper talks and wildlife shows.
When visiting Phillip Island, hop on board a double-decker catamaran at San Remo for a cruise around the cliffs, caves, and historic sites of Cape Woolamai. Hear informative commentary from the captain as you keep your eyes peeled for sightings of marine life such as dolphins, Australian fur seals, and seabirds. Snap photos of the dramatic coastal scenery and turquoise waters during this family-friendly cruise, which includes light refreshments and activities for children.
Take a small-group hiking tour along the George Bass Coastal Walk to experience the coastal landscape from Punchbowl (San Remo) to Kilcunda. Expect to walk at a leisurely pace and benefit from insightful commentary provided by your guide about Phillip Island’s plant and animal life. The walk takes about two hours, and is followed by a late lunch before you are returned to your hotel.
Enjoy hiking the invigorating and scenic Cape Woolamai trail on Phillip Island without the risk of getting lost, on a guided tour. Spot a range of wildlife—including penguins and wallabies—that you might miss if traveling alone. If you’re making good time there will even be the chance to stop for a wine or beer tasting—a great way to relax en route.
The local trail knowledge of the Guides allows you to experience the roadside verge trails and rail trails of the Mornington Peninsula. All trails are easy to intermediate. Our e-bikes allow all fitness levels to be included in our tours and the duel suspension proves to provide a smooth ride on otherwise rough trails.
Boneo Maze is a fun family attraction located on the Mornington Peninsula. This general entrance ticket provides full-day access to the park, including the gardens, wetlands, and mazes. Enjoy unlimited rounds of mini-golf, follow the boardwalks around the wetlands, tackle three hedge mazes, and play gigantic versions of chess, checkers, and connect four in the Mega Games garden.
Share a romantic outing with your partner, unwind with friends, or treat yourself to a little serenity at Peninsula Hot Springs. In addition to unlimited access to the Spa Dreaming Center and Bath House common areas, you further enjoy a 45-minute session in a private bathing pavilion. Ease into a luxurious bath, filled with natural thermal spring water and essential oils, for a rejuvenating experience.
Head to the beautiful Mornington Peninsula for a day filled with food and wine. Visit four to five wineries throughout the day and sample some of the regions finest wines ranging from Chardonnay to Pinot Noir. Sit down to a delicious lunch made with local produce and paired with a local glass of wine before heading back to Melbourne with your small group.
Whether you’ve had a hard day of traveling and need to rest your weary bones, or you just want to treat yourself to a bit of pampering, this bathing and dining package is a great way to spend your day. Spend a few hours relaxing in one of the many thermal pools at Peninsula Hot Springs. Afterward, enjoy either breakfast, grazing platter or pizza at the on-site café.
Immerse yourself in the biodiversity of Mornington Peninsula with a tour of Panorama Wildlife Sanctuary, Australia’s largest private garden. Dubbed the “secret garden” by locals, Panorama Sanctuary is a hidden gem with panoramic views of Port Phillips rarely seen by visitors to Melbourne. In addition to navigating the garden’s 55 acres, your guide offers little-known facts about its plants and animals, from miniature goats to rare white kangaroos.
Experience Australia’s abundant marine wildlife during a 2-hour small-group snorkeling cruise from Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula. Visit prime locations around Port Phillip Bay to see dolphins, seals, colorful fish, and other species that inhabit the Great Southern Reef. Your guide provides the necessary equipment for snorkeling, along with live commentary about the region’s ecosystem.
For the ultimate hydrotherapy session, enjoy a fast-track shuttle service from Melbourne, to the world class Peninsula Hot Springs. Discover a peaceful you, as you relax and rejuvenate in the natural wonder of these healing waters pumped full of rich minerals. Simply sublime, bathe in award-winning social bathing pools as you soak in carbonate minerals to stimulate healing. Offering a ton of health benefits, allow the waters to stimulate, exfoliate and wash your worries away. Super secluded, this geothermal soaking offers soothing and restorative power with over 50 different bathing experiences. Let nature work its magic on either our morning/day or afternoon/twilight experience to the Peninsula Hot Springs and only 90 minutes from Melbourne.