Melbourne to Mornington Peninsula Itinerary

Day 1: Melbourne to Mornington Peninsula

Follow the Nepean Highway south of Melbourne to the Mornington Peninsula towns of Frankston and Portsea. Renowned as Melbourne's year round 'playground', the natural beauty of the Mornington Peninsula features lush green hills, breathtaking coastal scenery, active surf beaches and stretches of sparkling beaches on the bay.

Frankston is a bustling holiday mecca home to a fantastic range of shopping, an excellent range of dining options and stunning wide sand beaches as well as fascinating history and pleasant local parks and gardens. Don't miss the breathtaking views from the top of Oliver's Hill.

Located on the shores of Port Phillip Bay, Sorrento is a stunning destination bubbling with beauty and charm. Boasting some of the best surf beaches and bays, the historic streets are lined in beautiful 19th Century limestone buildings.

Car ferries depart Sorrento for Queenscliff every hour from 7.00 am to 6.00 pm. Combine this itinerary with the Melbourne to Queenscliff itinerary for a complete 'around the Bay' touring experience.

Additional Information

Distance: 94km

Drive Time: Approx. 1 hour 45 minutes