Climb to a clifftop or into a gondola, tee off or take a dip, two-foot it, two-wheel or four-hoof it along coastal trails. See the wonderful views from a lookout or watch the sunset from a cellar door. Find the eight best things to do with a view on the Mornington Peninsula.
1. Arthurs Seat
Climb to Arthurs Seat for an eagle-eyed view of golden beaches, Mornington and Bellarine peninsulas, and the distant twinkle of city towers.
2. Coastal Walk
Tackle the cliff tops from Cape Schanck to Portsea on the Coastal Walk for views of surf, sand, tidal rock pools and dense coastal scrub.
3. Point Nepean National Park
Hire a bike and pedal your way your way around Point Nepean National Park for two-wheelin’ views of Port Phillip Bay, The Rip and Bass Strait.
4. Bushrangers Bay Trail
Two-foot it from the Cape Schanck Lighthouse to Bushrangers Bay for sweeping views of the wild coastline and impressive spire, Elephant Rock.
5. Flinders Golf Club
Tee off from cliff-top greens overlooking Bass Strait and Western Port Bay.
6. Local wineries
School up on local Pinot Coast wines at cellar doors from Moorooduc to Main Ridge. Enjoy sweeping views of rolling green hills and the blue hues of Port Phillip Bay.
7. Peninsula Hot Springs
Soak up views and mineral goodness in an outdoor thermal pool at Peninsula Hot Springs.
8. Cape Schanck
Explore Cape Schanck Light-station. Book a guided tour and climb to the top of the lighthouse for amazing views. Take the Cape Schanck stairs and boardwalk to the pebble beach and rock platform. Catch your breath at lookouts along the way and take in spectacular views.