Top things to do

Museum in Mornington

Old Post Office Museum

The 1863 Old Post Office Museum is a grand old building on Mornington's main street.
Middle Eastern in Mornington

Afghan Marco Polo

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!
Historic Building in Mornington to Blairgowrie

The Briars

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…
Maze in Mornington Peninsula

Enchanted Maze Garden

At Arthurs Seat, the Enchanted Maze Garden is a fantastic hedge maze and ornamental garden that makes the kids squeal with delight.
Cinema in Mornington to Blairgowrie

Dromana Drive-In

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.
Seafood in Mornington to Blairgowrie

Fed-Up Fish Café

It doesn’t look like much from the outside, but this fading retro bayside restaurant consistently serves up good, fresh seafood. Try the chowder.
in Mornington Peninsula


Bamboo is a decent eatery along the Point Nepean Rd at Rye.
Italian in Sorrento

Acquolina Ristorante

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…
Cafe in Sorrento


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.
Market in Red Hill & Around

Red Hill Market

The popular Red Hill Market is held the first Saturday of each month, but not in winter.