When it comes to leisurely getaways and exciting day trips, few places rival the Mornington Peninsula. A short 40 minute drive from Somerford, this picturesque region offers an array of activities and destinations perfect for families, friends and solo adventurers to enjoy. Here are 6 of our favourite must-visit destinations on the Mornington Peninsula.
1. Peninsula Hot Springs
If you’re in need of some R&R, look no further than the award-winning Peninsula Hot Springs. The perfect place to pamper your body and mind, this calming oasis offers public and private natural thermal pools, exquisite spa treatments and a cosy bath house cafe. Enjoy an overnight stay in one of their unique glamping tents to complete your day spa experience.
2. Enchanted Adventure Garden
Step into wonderland at this hidden gem in Arthurs Seat. Lose yourself in mazes, conquer tree surfing, zoom down tube slides, and explore beautiful gardens. It's a guaranteed fun day for families and friends.
3. Arthurs Seat Eagle
Soar above the treetops and enjoy breathtaking views of Port Phillip Bay and the city. After your scenic journey 314 metres above sea level, savour delicious food and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere at the top.
4. Point Leo Estate
Only a short drive away, Point Leo Estate offers a visual feast of modern art, rolling vineyards, and mesmerizing ocean views. Indulge in a luxurious dining experience accompanied by fine wine, then explore the outdoor sculpture park covering 330 acres, where winding paths lead you to over 60 sculptural artworks by world-renowned artists.
5. Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
Get up and close to Australia's diverse wildlife just a quick trip from Somerford. Encounter kangaroos, koalas, reptiles, colourful birds and more amidst enchanting bushland. It's a perfect day out for families and conveniently close to Somerford.
6. Point Nepean National Park
Explore the historical significance and stunning coastal beauty of Point Nepean National Park. This park holds over 150 years of history and is the perfect place for scenic walks, bike rides, picnics and beach days.
Somerford's perfect location in the vibrant Southeast corridor provides easy access to these attractions and many more. No matter where you decide to venture, we're certain you'll have an incredible time!