Mornington Peninsula Travel Guide

Stretching from Frankston, through Mount Martha, Arthurs Sea and Rosebud all the way around Port Phillip Bay to Sorrento, the Mornington Peninsula is a diverse yet popular part of Victoria. Steeped in history, there are a number of charming townships within the region, each offering its own distinct style, character, fine dining, fantastic accommodation and a range of iconic attractions. Passing through St Kilda, Frankston, Mount Martha, Dromana, Sorrento and Portsea, Port Phillip Bay is the final and perhaps most impressive if not diverse region of the Mornington Peninsula.


Mornington Peninsula accommodation offers a range of hotels and resorts almost as diverse as the region itself. Offering a wide range of options to suit couples, family and friends on any budget, Mornington Peninsula accommodation features everything from modern hotels with a full range of onsite facilities to stylish country club style resorts that boast golf courses, day spas and all the finer things in life. Designed with a range of different experiences in mind, Mornington Peninsula accommodation offers everything from relaxing escapes to beachside family fun in the sun and even some more contemporary options close to a great range of nightlife.

Mornington Peninsula Holiday Packages

Mornington Peninsula holiday packages are a wonderful way to experience one or more regions of this diverse, picturesque and popular destination. Designed to save you both time and money when planning your trip, these holiday packages offer excellent value for money and take the stress out of booking a coordinated range of your holiday needs. By combining everything from accommodation to car hire or flights, transfers, tours, meals, activities, travel insurance and more, you can not only enjoy significant savings, but also benefit from a range of bonuses. Typically Mornington Peninsula holiday packages include a number of complimentary inclusions such as free nights or room upgrades, breakfast daily, massage or activities and much more.

Mornington Peninsula Attractions

One of the most diverse regions of Victoria, the Mornington Peninsula is a spectacular coastal region that stretches from Frankston and through Mount Martha, Arthurs Seat and Rosebud all the way around Port Phillip Bay and to Sorrento. Boasting lush hinterland gardens, picturesque coastal views and rugged wilderness, there are a fantastic range of Mornington Peninsula attractions scattered throughout this popular holiday destination. Stretching from St Kilda to Frankston, Mount Martha, Dromana, Sorrento and Portsea, Port Phillip Bay offers a wealth of attractions including the famous St Kilda beachfront esplanade, Luna Park, the ivy-covered manor house of Glynt by the Sea, Arthur’s Seat and much more. Nearby Red Hill is another fantastic wine region while Sorrento offers boutique shops, a thriving café culture and historic limestone buildings. Finally, Portsea is a wealthy beachside area popular for swimming, boating and its resident dolphins.

Getting to the Mornington Peninsula

Conveniently located approximately one hour outside of Melbourne, getting to the Mornington Peninsula is easy. Following the coast, it won’t take long before you come across the rigged wilderness, lush hinterland and picturesque coastal views of the Mornington Peninsula. For the most direct route, take the M1 and Eastlink tollway then join the Mornington Peninsula Freeway before continuing on the Moorooduc Freeway. There is also a great range of public transport options including regular rail services to the Mornington Peninsula that depart Southern Cross Station in Melbourne as well as bus services, however catching the ferry is also a popular and very pretty way to get to the Mornington Peninsula, with services departing daily.