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Things to do on the Mornington Peninsula?

The Mornington Peninsula is a veritable treasure trove of things to do & see. With stunning natural beauty, excellent tours, activities & attractions the Mornington Peninsula is fast becoming one of Australia’s “must see” destinations. 

Tours & Accommodation

Bayplay has an array of tours and accommodation options to satisfy your needs during your next visit to the Mornington Peninsula. Click here for details on our cottages, apartments or group retreats.

Peninsula Hot Springs

Visit the refreshing, natural Peninsula Hot Springs in Rye - the perfect way to blast away the chill of winter. Click here for our Hot Spring packages.


Mornington Peninsula is home to some of Victoria’s finest golf courses and is becoming a highly sought destination for the weekend golfer!


The Mornington Peninsula is a very diverse wine region. With around 100 different wineries there’s sure to be something for even the most discerning sommelier! Why not check out Bayplay’s winery tour packages?


Art, craft & produce markets are the best way to engage & indulge in the local culture of the Mornington Peninsula. With over 19 different markets per month the Mornington Peninsula it is the perfect destination for retail therapy! Click here for all local markets and when they are on.

Bay Beaches

Go for a stroll along a 30 km long stretch of beach on Port Phillip Bay, only 600 metres from the Lodge. With calm, clean and inviting waters it's a family friendly, popular destination for many guests. You can sunbathe, swim in the bay, go snorkelling around the piers or take a leisurely walk.

Ocean Back Beaches

The Mornington Peninsula’s Back Beaches offer some of the most visually striking cliff-sides, rock platforms and exhilarating waves in Victoria. With over 16 patrolled beaches, each one offers a unique slice of the ocean's beauty and grace.

Mornington Peninsula National Park and Point Nepean National Park

Spend a day hiking along bush-trails through the Mornington Peninsula's spectacular National Park or go for a Bayplay bike ride tour in Point Nepean National Park. Visit Bushranger's Bay, the Blowhole, Cape Schank, London Bridge - with over 40 lookout points capturing the unforgettable and picturesque scenery of the Mornington Peninsula.

Historic Sorrento

Sorrento boasts Victoria's oldest and most revered historic settlements to visit. From the State's first colonial towns to the batteries where Australia's first shots of World War I and II were fired from, you can visit these preserved monuments that helped shape our Australia today. The Sorrento Museum is worth a visit, located in a beautifully maintained limestone building dating back to the 1860’s it is the ideal family friendly Peninsula destination.

Night Life

Sorrento is a popular destination for alfresco dining with views of coastal beaches or live entertainment in local pubs. Further along you'll find the town of Portsea with the well known Portsea Pub where you can have a drink on the deck overlooking the Bay.


Cook yourself a BBQ and enjoy the fellowship of your friends either at your Bayplay Accommodation or at a range of public parks with BBQ facilities.


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