8 days in Mornington Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Mornington Peninsula Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mornington Peninsula visit planner

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Portsea
— 5 nights
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Pearcedale
— 2 nights
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Portsea

— 5 nights
Take a break from the city and head to Point Nepean National Park and Rye Beach. T'Gallant and Fort Nepean are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portsea: Red Hill (Main Ridge Estate, Peninsula Galleries, &more), Cape Schanck Boardwalk (in Flinders) and Cape Schanck Lighthouse (in Cape Schanck).

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Portsea road trip planning site.

Melbourne to Portsea is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. July in Portsea sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pearcedale.

Things to do in Portsea

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Pearcedale

— 2 nights
Pearcedale is a township and coastal rural locality in Victoria, Australia, 49 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): browse for treasures at Tyabb Packing House Antiques, then do a tasting at Stoniers Vineyard, then do a tasting at Stumpy Gully Winery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Frankston Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, and then kick back and relax at Mount Martha Beach.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pearcedale tour planner.

You can drive from Portsea to Pearcedale in an hour. In July in Pearcedale, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive 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