33 days in Mornington Peninsula Itinerary

33 days in Mornington Peninsula Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mornington Peninsula trip planner

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Portsea
— 13 nights
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Fingal
— 2 nights
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Pearcedale
— 17 nights
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Portsea

— 13 nights
Head to Red Hill Community Market and Red Hill Cheesefor plenty of shopping. Attractions like Point Nepean National Park and Swim with Dolphins make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsea: Rosebud Beach (in Rosebud), Red Hill (Main Ridge Estate & Peninsula Galleries) and Arthurs Seat (The Enchanted Adventure Garden & Arthurs Seat State Park).

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Portsea road trip tool.

Melbourne to Portsea is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Fingal.

Things to do in Portsea

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Fingal

— 2 nights
Fingal is a rural locality of the Mornington Peninsula abutting Bass Strait along Gunnamatta Beach and lying between the suburbs of Rye and Cape Schanck. You've now added Peninsula Hot Springs to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): head outdoors with Extreme Watersport and then relax and rejuvenate at Peninsula Hot Springs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Ultimate Driver, then learn and have fun at Mornington Peninsula Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, and then find something for the whole family at Boneo Discovery Park.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fingal trip itinerary planning tool.

Fingal is just a short distance from Portsea. In November, daytime highs in Fingal are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Pearcedale.

Things to do in Fingal

Outdoors · Spas · Theme Parks · Baths

Side Trips

Pearcedale

— 17 nights
Pearcedale is a township and coastal rural locality in Victoria, Australia, 49 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. Bring the kids along to Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden and State Coal Mine. For shopping fun, head to Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery or Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pearcedale: Blue Lotus Water Garden (in Yarra Junction), Coldstream (Domaine Chandon Winery & Maddens Rise) and Maru Koala and Animal Park (in Grantville). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, hike along The Briars Park, and take in the exciting artwork at McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pearcedale day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fingal to Pearcedale takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Pearcedale

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Mornington Peninsula travel guide

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Turkish Baths · Beaches · Wine Tours & Tastings