Melbourne to Mornington Peninsula Itinerary

Day 1: Melbourne to Mornington Peninsula

Distance 94km Approx drive time 1 hour and 45 minutes

Take the Nepean Highway from Melbourne and drive south towards the Mornington Peninsula town of Frankston and on to Portsea. The Mornington Peninsula is Melbourne's all year round playground. Rich in natural beauty, it has been captivating visitors for more than 100 years. Attracted by gently rolling hills, kilometres of sparkling bay beaches, rugged surf beaches, stunning coastal scenery and a growing number of wineries, visitors to the Mornington Peninsula will find it tempting to stay longer.

Fabulous Frankston is a holiday mecca and bustling commercial centre. Its wide sandy beaches, fantastic shopping and excellent eateries offer something for everyone. Unearth the history. Visit lovely parks and gardens. Take in the spectacular view from atop Olivers Hill.

Superlative Sorrento, on the shores of Port Phillip Bay, bubbles with charm and beauty. It boasts the best of pristine bay and surf beaches, and its historic streets are lined with lovely 19th century limestone buildings.

Car ferries depart Sorrento to Queenscliff hourly between 7.00am to 6.00pm. Combine this suggested itinerary with Melbourne to Queenscliff for a completed "around the Bay" touring experience.

Suggested Accommodation

· Mercure Geelong
· Peppers Moonah Links Resort

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