The 1863 Old Post Office Museum is a grand old building on Mornington's main street.
Marco Polo is an atmospheric place with Persian rugs and brass hookahs, that serves traditional Afghan cuisine. Kebabs, kormas, boranis and kulfi ice cream – a Central Asian mash up!
The Briars is the 1840 homestead of one of the peninsula’s first pastoral runs. Sitting on 96 hectares, it includes original farm buildings, parklands and a wildlife reserve. The homestead houses the Dame Mabel Broo…
At Arthurs Seat, the Enchanted Maze Garden is a fantastic hedge maze and ornamental garden that makes the kids squeal with delight.
At Dromana there’s a relic of the 1960s when there were more than 330 drive-in cinemas across Australia. The National Trust–listed Dromana Drive-In is one of just a handful that remain.
It doesn’t look like much from the outside, but this fading retro bayside restaurant consistently serves up good, fresh seafood. Try the chowder.
Bamboo is a decent eatery along the Point Nepean Rd at Rye.
Acquolina set the bar when it opened in Sorrento with its authentic northern-Italian fare. This is hearty, simple food – handmade pasta and ravioli dishes matched with imported Italian wines and homemade (utterly ir…
Stringer's is a Sorrento institution with thoughtfully prepared sandwiches, snacks and light meals. If they've the egg-bacon-and-chive tart for breakfast, you've hit the jackpot.
The popular Red Hill Market is held the first Saturday of each month, but not in winter.