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Introducing Mornington

Pretty Mornington, with its cute bathing boxes and swimming beaches, is the gateway to the peninsula’s holiday coastal strip – just beyond the reaches of Melbourne’s urban sprawl. Originally part of the lands of the Boonwurrung people, it was founded as a European township in 1854. The town thrived and by 1890 there were steamers and a daily train service from Melbourne – now sadly defunct.