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Activities & Entertainment on the Mornington Peninsula

Whether it’s action and adventure, sports and recreation, touring the local attractions, catching a local band, and much more, you’re sure to find plenty of activities and lots of entertainment on the Mornington Peninsula.

 

  • Boneo Discovery Park

    Boneo Discovery Park

    Get lost in the maze with central viewing platform then continue along the boardwalk winding through the unique 15 acres of swamp & wetlands stopping to view the native wildlife.


  • Heronswood

    Heronswood

    Historic homestead set on 2 hectares of stunning gardens with magnificent views. Home to The Diggers Club & Diggers Garden Shop. Dine in the historic Heronswood Restaurant – open 7 days from 10am


  • Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Park

    Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Park

    By day meet & feed friendly kangaroos, have your photo taken with a koala and enjoy interactive animal encounters. Dingoes, colourful birds, snakes & lizards, bushfoods garden, wetlands & more.


  • Sorrento Ghost Tours

    Sorrento Ghost Tours

    Visit around 12 Historical locations, at least 8 of which are believed to be occupied by ghosts, including the Continental Hotel, Athenaeum Cinema & Three Palms Restaurant.


  • Enchanted Adventure

    Enchanted Adventure

    Enchanted Adventure is an award-winning natural attraction nestled in the beautiful hinterland of the Mornington Peninsula.

    Explore 25 acres of adventure activities designed for the whole family & all ages, both on the ground and in the treetops. From their epic Tube Slides to their Tree Surfing courses, giant brainteaser puzzles, Canopy Walk, Sky Scramble, MisAdventure Voyage and more, there is adventure for adults and kids alike! Lose yourself in themed gardens, marvel at hedge topiary & giant sculptures or get tangled in one of their mazes.”


  • The Big Goose

    The Big Goose

    The Big Goose is a fantastic kids fun farm and Adventure Park! With a petting barn, tractor rides, mini golf, adventure playground, pony rides, and a giant jumping pillow, plus lots of new and exciting things happening all the time.


  • Dinosaur World

    Dinosaur World

    Enter Dinosaur World Somerville and travel back millions of years where you get to experience dinosaurs up close and personal! These amazing animatronics make you feel like you’re in the land before time. Enter the world of paleology, and dig and discover a fossil to take home as a keepsake! BBQ facilities and picnic tables are available, and food & drink can be purchased on site.


  • Arthurs Seat Eagle

    Arthurs Seat Eagle

    Board a state-of-the-art gondola at Arthurs Seat Eagle, and fly over the state forest to the highest point of the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. You will be torn between looking at the breathtaking view across the bay to they city, and spotting wildlife as you soar high above the trees. Either way you have a bird’s eye view!


  • Charlie's Auto Museum

    Charlie's Auto Museum

    Charlie’s Auto Museum is a great “to do” activity whilst visiting the Mornington Peninsula. Located 1.5 kilometres from the summit of Arthurs Seat Eagle. A car museum housing a unique collection of over 80 motor vehicles, memorabilia, model cars & automobile paraphernalia from eras spanning over years – this display will captivate the minds of both the young and young at heart for many hours.


  • Cape Merchants

    Cape Merchants

    Cape Merchants is known and loved in Sorrento as a unique coastal treasure trove of womens’ and mens’ fashion from local and international designers, curated vintage pieces, gifts and beach gear. Also, in Kerferd Avenue, you can find the Cape’s second store with outdoor furniture, beach gear including Italian beach loungers, vintages finds, gifts, the amazing brands Yeti and Musto AND their brilliant ever changing SALE ROOM..


  • Sorrento Portsea RSL - Tom Katz Live Music Events

    Sorrento Portsea RSL - Tom Katz Live Music Events

    Tom Katz Live Music is an exciting live music venue operated by Sorrento Portsea RSL. Tom Katz consistanly delivers top quality events and revives the old Sorrento Tom Katz venue of the 60’s and 70’s. (AC/DC played at Tom Katz). Sundays 4.00pm to 7.00pm. plus Saturday night ticketed events. See website/facebook for further details. Bookings via Trybooking. Meals available from their Sorrento Thai Restaurant.


  • Sorrento Community Centre Inc

    Sorrento Community Centre Inc

    Every day, Sorrento Community Centre is connecting our community – through programs, activities and events, early childhood services, sports programs in our stadium or school holiday programs. We’ll help you make the most out of life, come and meet others, build friendships, experience new things and learn new skills


  • The Continental Sorrento

    The Continental Sorrento

    The Continental has been Sorrento’s most famous landmark since 1875 and this summer sees its long-awaited return. Retaining its beloved heritage character, the icon has been reimagined as a lifestyle precinct that brings a piece of luxury to everyone. Located in the heart of Victoria’s most sought-after seaside town with unforgettable views of Port Phillip Bay, The Continental is home to a highly curated collection of dining, entertainment and 5-star resort experiences.


  • The Portsea Camp

    The Portsea Camp

    The Portsea Camp offers a range of accommodation and outdoor recreational experiences from kayaking, snorkeling, nature walks and more. Perfect for schools and other groups looking for a unique and engaging experience in stunning Portsea. Also a range of events open to the general public including the new escape room.


  • Craft Markets Australia

    Craft Markets Australia

    Set in the heart of Sorrento, on Ocean Beach Road, this makers’ market showcases some of the best handmade, Australian designed and local products the Peninsula has to offer. Also you will find Craft Markets Australia at Pt Nepean National Park Portsea, Red Hill, The Briars and Mornington Racecourse.


  • MPG Mystery Picnics

    MPG Mystery Picnics

    Mornington Peninsula Gatherings curate gift experiences on the Mornington Peninsula. Their MPG Mystery Picnics are self-drive adventures, curated by locals to give an authentic taste of the Mornington Peninsula, with or without an alcohol tasting. Purchase a voucher, book in a date, solve clues, collect treats, explore, relax & enjoy!


  • Field of Vision - Fun & Romantic Photography Experience

    Field of Vision - Fun & Romantic Photography Experience

    COUPLES are you looking for something different to do whilst on holiday? Surprise your Love with a romantic and fun, 1 hour beach photographic experience with multi award winning, local artist and Master Photographer, Shireen Hammond.
    Your session will include A one hour photographic experience, enjoying some of the Peninsula’s most iconic backdrops and hidden gems. Then, whilst you enjoy some wine and a platter your images will be edited, ready for viewing and you will receive a beautifully retouched and printed image to take away with you, as well as 5 / 10 / 15 / or 20 beautiful digital images (your choice – please see our packages).


  • Beleura House & Garden

    Beleura House & Garden

    Beleura is a house museum, one of very few homes which has been owned and lived in by one family over 80 years. The home and its contents, renovated in the 1950’s reflect an era past. The gardens are extraordinary, originally developed by the celebrated Edward LaTrobe and later remade by John Tallis inspired by his time in Europe, particularly


  • Nepean Historial Society

    Nepean Historial Society

    A wealth of local historical information housed in the National Trust classified Mechanics’ Institute. Well worth a visit.


  • Victorian Maritime Centre

    Victorian Maritime Centre

    The Victorian Maritime Centre is steeped in Australian Maritime history, showcasing many ship models and memorabilia connected to the Royal Australian Navy and the Australian Merchant Navy. It’s a great day out for your whole family or group, and there are plenty of enjoyable activities and eateries for you to explore around the Mornington Peninsula and the Western Port area while you’re here. We welcome group bookings for guided tours. Our knowledgeable volunteers would be happy to show you through the museum, tell you a bit about its history, and the exhibits on display.


  • McCrae Homestead

    McCrae Homestead

    Built in 1844 of a drop-slab construction, designed by diarist Georgiana McCrae, contains much original furniture and memorabilia which recreate the life of these Scottish migrants.


  • Sorrento Activity Centre

    Sorrento Activity Centre

    The Sorrento Activity Centre is a place where members of the Mornington Peninsula can meet and get together; we offer 10 different groups including exercises, art, photography, cards, singing and theatre groups. (photo by Yanni)


  • Sorrento Writers Festival

    Sorrento Writers Festival

    The Sorrento Writers Festival is a not-for-profit cultural and community organisation focused on bringing writers and readers together. Our mission is to promote literacy, reading and the sharing of ideas to the Mornington Peninsula community via an annual writers festival, year-round author talks and events, children’s programs and other projects. Our goal is to one day create a library in Sorrento. The inaugural 2023 Sorrento Writers Festival is a four-day celebration featuring more than 130 writers at 90+ events.


  • Peninsula Beer Garden

    Peninsula Beer Garden

    Peninsula Beer Garden’s picturesque setting overlooking the Eagle Ridge Golf Course is a place for locals and visitors alike. With offerings of local breweries, distillaries, wineries and producers all on the menu, take advantage of the fabulous menu while playing a game of pool or listening to fabulous live music acts or karaoke Fridays


  • Rosebud  and Portsea Vintage Bazaars

    Rosebud and Portsea Vintage Bazaars

    Wonderful vintage & Retro treasure troves full of beautiful nostalgia. The Rosebud store is set in the old 1928 ‘Broadway Theatre’ with over 40 stalls. Portsea is right next to the Portsea Pub and full of unique, kitch, glamorous or simply delightful treasures. There is something for everyone


  • Eerie Tours

    Eerie Tours

    Explore the haunted history of Australia’s oldest Quarantine Station after dark with award winning Eerie Tours


  • Golden Valleys Adventure Camp

    Golden Valleys Adventure Camp

    GOLDEN VALLEYS EXIST TO PROVIDE LIFE CHANGING CAMP EXPERIENCES!

    Students and Holiday campers leave feeling encouraged, empowered and ready to face challenges with a greater confidence and belief in who they are!

    That’s Golden Valleys whole purpose and the reason they exist. To see camp experiences imparting courage, confidence, and a value for others to each and every camper who attends.


 
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