Out of Victoria’s total coastline, 10% is occupied by the beautiful and scenic Mornington Peninsula.
Highlights – Modelled on the likes of a coastal village from Europe, this 260-km long coastline contains all activities that are ideal for family vacations. The marine park here has been declared as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and is home to over 500 species of fishes and 1000 species of marine plants. Port Philip Bay and Western Port are the two famous bays here. Endless sands, clear waters, perfect climate and the blue skies make this spot look absolutely heavenly. Reefs full of rocks, meadows replete with sea grass, expansive plains full of sand and sponge gardens are the common habitats found in this peninsula, which favour the diverse range of species housed here.
Location – One hour away from the Central Business District of Melbourne.
Activities – Swimming, surfing, sailing, kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding, scuba-diving, snorkelling and more.