Famous for its excellent cool-climate wineries, and food experiences the Mornington Peninsula in southern Victoria has lots to offer to the serious gourmet. A farmgate trail put together by visitor information leads the way to local delicacies, among them boutique cider, handmade cheeses, and organic local produce. Food is not the only reason why you should visit the area though. Golf courses, pristine white-sand beaches, and romantic accommodation in historic seaside villages are only some of the attractions that bring thousands of visitors to the peninsula every weekend. Let yourself be pampered at the Peninsula Hot Springs or get lost in the mazes of the Enchanted Adventure Garden. Whatever you choose to do, you will not get bored on the Mornington Peninsula.
On the Mornington Peninsula accommodation choices are impressive. Luxury accommodation and quaint seaside cottages are found side by side and there are plenty of beds at cheaper motels if you are travelling on a budget. If you feel adventurous, you can sleep like a lighthouse keeper at the historic lighthouse of Cape Schanck.
The Mornington Peninsula lies only an hour’s drive south of Melbourne and can easily be reached by car, bus, or train. Check out the timetables at Public Transport Victoria or Metrotrain. There are also ferries, connecting the Morning Peninsula to the Great Ocean Road – a very romantic way to arrive at your holiday destination!
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