Join us at the Cape Schanck Lighthouse for the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend! Be sure to book in a tour of the Lighthouse, where you will climb the steps to the lamp room, discover the history of the lighthouse, see how it still operates to this day and experience spectacular views across from the Lighthouse Balcony.
Their work affirms their powerful connection to their lands, waters and ancestors. The exhibition highlights the three vital and contemporary multidisciplinary practices and references the movement in the passages of water along the eastern coast of Australia connecting land and people of the Torres Strait in the far north to Tasmania in the south.
Barmah Park is a stone's throw from Mornington, just off the Moorooduc Hwy. Come here to warm up beside their log fire and unwind with the help of stunning rural vineyard views, fine food, wine and friendly service. What was a working cattle farm is now an acclaimed restaurant with a spacious dining room - graced with natural light and a rustic cellar door. There is something for everyone with their modern Australian menu that reflects seasonal moods.
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery will welcome enthusiastic art lovers for the prestigious and popular Archibald Prize 2023 with an extraordinary display of 57 portraits, featuring figures and cultural identities from all walks of life, reflecting the stories of our times.
There are many walking tracks woven across the Pen, but Endeavour Fern Gully is particularly special. This two-kilometre round-loop trail winds through the oldest patch of rainforest, allowing a look-in at the region’s indigenous vegetation.
Pairing striking architectural design with an enviable beachside position, this exquisite property exemplifies the country-meets-coastal lifestyle with spectacular views across Western Port to Phillip Island and a rural aspect at the rear, to Red Hill.
Organic Crew wear their values with pride. Born and bred here on the Pen, we love nothing more than supporting locals who are pioneering the way with ethical, sustainable, and organic philosophies. Organic Crew is an ethical, sustainable and organic apparel brand. They do not compromise on quality and their philosophy is based on the production of luxurious designs, without compromising the planet.
Matthew Flinders and George Bass, two young men from Lincolnshire who had arrived in Sydney in 1795, were determined to achieve greatness. Flinders wanted to be an explorer ‘like Cook’, Bass a naturalist, like Sir Joseph Banks, and a wealthy Sydney trader. For eight years, these two pursued their destiny. Their voyages changed the map of our country. Particularly pertinent is that Flinders placed on his map of this continent the name Australia - the first time the term of our nation appeared.
Our Grand Tour One is a meandering journey through the Mornington Peninsula that takes you through the hinterland to the rugged south west with a main break at the Peninsula Hot Springs where you will leave feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and ready to soak up some iconic roads and fresh experiences as you journey homeward.
From amazing views to farm-gates, general stores, cellar doors and exhilarating country roads – these things are synonymous with the Peninsula. This tour gives you a chance to enjoy the ride, taste some things along the way, and stretch your legs all within a few hours.
Girt by Sea is an exhibition of new seascape paintings by Mornington Peninsula based artist Neil Williams. The idea behind these works began in May 2021 when Williams was an artist in residence at the Police Point Artist in Residence program.
There’s nothing we love more than getting off the beaten track. Yabby Lake, is one of these destinations - frequented by many, yet passed by even more as they approach the Balnarring exit (off the Peninsula Link).