Mornington Peninsula attractions

Top Choice National Park in Mornington Peninsula

Point Nepean National Park

Commanding expansive ocean views, this windswept national park on the peninsula’s western tip was a seasonal base of its traditional owners, the Boon Wurrung people. After colonisation, a Quarantine Station was esta…
Top Choice National Park in Mornington Peninsula

Mornington Peninsula National Park

Stretching from Portsea along a long sliver of coastline to Cape Schanck and then inland to the Greens Bush area, this national park showcases the peninsula’s most beautiful and rugged coastline, including spectacul…
Top Choice Winery in Red Hill & Around

Pt. Leo Estate

One of the largest vineyards on the peninsula, Pt. Leo Estate has a magnificent setting overlooking Western Port Bay. Its winery complex is state of the art, with a tasting area, two restaurants and a sculpture gard…
Top Choice Gallery in Mornington

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

One of Victoria's most impressive regional galleries, the MPRG has a permanent collection focusing on the cultural heritage of Mornington Peninsula as well as a notable collection of modern and contemporary Australi…
Cable Car in Point Nepean Road

Arthurs Seat Eagle

Climb aboard one of the modern Swiss-built gondolas on this iconic chairlift to enjoy an all-encompassing view stretching as far as Melbourne's city skyline and even to Mt Macedon. While most opt for return tickets,…
Historic Building in Mornington Peninsula

Fort Nepean

Established in the late 1870s, Fort Nepean played an important role in Australia's military defence. Located at the far western tip of the national park, it retains relics such as gun emplacements, ammunition magazi…
Lighthouse in Mornington Peninsula

Cape Schanck Lighthouse

Built in 1859, this working lighthouse sits in majesty on the peninsula's remote southwest tip. It's part of a historic precinct that you can explore anytime but to go inside the lighthouse itself you'll need to vis…
Park in Point Nepean Road

Arthurs Seat State Park

Located a short drive inland from Dromana, this scenic nature reserve spread over 572 hectares is named after its summit at Arthurs Seat (372m) – where you can take a ride on the iconic chairlift. The park has a net…
Sculpture in Mornington Peninsula

McClelland Sculpture Park & Gallery

Sculptures are scattered across 16 hectares of bushland and they can be admired from walking trails that cover the entire site. Works by major Australian artists, such as Bruce Armstrong, Inge KIng and Clement Meadm…
Winery in Red Hill & Around

Red Hill Estate

One of the Peninsula's most picturesque wineries, Red Hill Estate boasts spectacular views of Western Port Bay. It produces quaffable pinots and chardonnays that can be tasted at the cellar door ($5). Also located h…