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Activities To Do In South East Melbourne 

1. Relax At Peninsula Hot Springs
2. Capture Pictures With Colourful Brighton Beach Boxes
3. Explore The Beautiful Point Nepean National Park
4. Hike At Mornington Peninsula National Park
5. Experience Tree Surfing At Enchanted Adventure
6. Golfing At Royal Melbourne Golf Club
7. Snorkeling At Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary
8. Picnic At Seawinds Garden
9. Shop And Eat At Dandenong Market
10. Relax At Rosebud Beach

There are a plethora of things to do in South East Melbourne that takes you through a whole new experience of relaxation, nature tours, wildlife safaris and more. You can enjoy the surreal environment and indulge in a spa session at the  Peninsula Hot Springs. Capture some of the unique shots with your loved ones with the colourful Brighton Beach Boxes at the backdrop. Head to the Point Nepean National Park where you can enjoy the stunning coastline views and the expansive sights of  the Bass Strait.

You can also head out to the historic Quarantine Station with your loved ones and learn more about its past history. Tree Surfing at the enchanted adventures is one of the most sought after activities to do in South East Melbourne. Apart from tree surfing, you can also enjoy a wide range of activities like canopy walk, sky scramble, and enormous brainteasers.

Here are some things to do in South East Melbourne:

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Relax At Peninsula Hot Springs

  • Relax and recharge yourself as you take a dip in the hot springs of the peninsula. 
  • Discover over 70 bathing and spa experiences that are seamlessly incorporated into the surreal environment. 
  • Nestled in the coastal haven, unwind yourself in the panoramic views of the  Mornington Peninsula.
  • It is one of the best things to do in South East Melbourne which lets you relax on a comfortable daybed and connect with others over a shared meal or picnic basket. 

Location:
140 Springs Ln, Fingal VIC 3939, Australia

Timings :
5 am – 2 am

Entry Fees:
$40 and $20 

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Capture Pictures With Colourful Brighton Beach Boxes

  • One of the most photographed spots in Melbourne, the colorful  Brighton Beach Boxes are very popular among tourists all around the world.
  • There are about 82 spectacular bright colored wooden bathing boxes which were once used for changing into swimsuits. 
  • Dendy Street Beach, also known as Tjos Beach, stretches over the coastline for 500 metres without interruption and is covered in golden sand. 
  • In addition to clicking insta worthy pictures which are among fun things to do in South East Melbourne, one can also relax and watch the skilled kite surfers riding the best waves.

Location:
Esplanade, Brighton VIC 3186, Australia

Timings:
8:30 am – 5 pm

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Explore The Beautiful Point Nepean National Park

  • One of Victoria's most breathtaking natural vistas is Point Nepean, a unique location with a wealth of things to watch and discover. 
  • The early development, quarantine, and defence of Victoria were significantly influenced by Point Nepean National Park, which has a long and illustrious history. 
  • The park, which has stunning coastline scenery and expansive views of Bass Strait, the Rip, and Port Phillip Bay, is situated at the very tip of the Mornington Peninsula. 
  • Visit military forts and tunnels, historic Quarantine Station and more while you explore around the park.

Location:
Ochiltree Rd, Portsea VIC 3944, Australia

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Hike At Mornington Peninsula National Park

  • If you are thinking about things to do in South East Melbourne, then put on your walking shoes, get a map, and start your hike. The trail is of around 100 or more kilometres that make up the official Mornington Peninsula Walk. 
  • Discover about stunning, isolated bays, rocky headlands, beaches with pounding surf, bushland, and lookouts with expansive views. 
  • Take in the stunning views as you pound upon the picturesque and safe walking trails of the national and state parks of Mornington Peninsula. including Point Nepean and Arthurs Seat.
  • Thinking about what things to do in South East Melbourne, take a leisurely trip into the hinterland or along the coast, or try the challenging two-day Arthurs Seat to Cape Schanck trek.
     
Location: Cape Schanck Rd, Cape Schanck VIC 3939, Australia

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Experience Tree Surfing At Enchanted Adventure

  • On the Mornington Peninsula, in the picturesque hinterland of Arthurs Seat, is where you'll find the multi-award-winning natural attraction Enchanted Adventure!
  • This flying adventure is one of the thrilling and interactive things to do in South East Melbourne that is sure to raise your heart rate.
  • There is adventure for both adults and children, from our awesome Tube Slides to our Tree Surfing courses, enormous brainteasers, Canopy Walk, Sky Scramble, and more! 
  • Start off by tackling the high ropes course, which features over 50 aerial obstacles, a variety of ziplines, a rock climbing wall, and a Tarzan swing. 

Location: 55 Purves Rd, Arthurs Seat VIC 3936, Australia

Timings :
9 am – 5 pm

Entry Fees:
 
Adults: $35 
Children 3 to 17: $25
Senior Citizen: $25

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06

Golfing At Royal Melbourne Golf Club

  • Golfing at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club is one of the interesting things to do in South East Melbourne.
  • Dr. Alister MacKenzie, a well-known Scottish architect, was hired to create a course for the new Royal Melbourne campus. 
  • These seven "home paddock" holes are the standout holes on the East Course, which begins and ends on the same main site as its more well-known brother. 
  • Although the greens are smaller than those in the West, they are just as well designed and have interesting slopes, and the bunkering is excellent.

Location:
Cheltenham Road, Black Rock VIC 3193, Australia

Timings :
7 am – 5 pm

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Snorkeling At Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary

  • Lying within an Aboriginal cultural landscape of  Sea Country, the Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary is one of the wonderful locations where you can learn about the wonders of Victoria's underwater marine life.
  • Do snorkeling and come across the sandstone platforms that are great for exploring rock pools as they are home to a variety of marine life. 
  • The Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary is a popular tourist destination to enjoy a long list of things to do in South East Melbourne. 
  • It is surrounded by protruding sandstone cliffs that have been weathered into a number of platforms, sea caves, and offshore reefs.

Location:
Port Phillip Bay, Beaumaris VIC 3193, Australia

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08

Picnic At Seawinds Garden

  • Located nearby Arthurs Seat Summit region, the Seawinds Gardens are well-known because of its blend of formal native and exotic gardens and William Ricketts sculpture collection. 
  • At the summit of Arthurs Seat, 305 metres above sea level, Seawinds Gardens span a 34-hectare area. 
  • The lookouts throughout the gardens provide breathtaking views of Port Phillip and the Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas. 
  • The gardens are a popular place for some of the best activities to do in South East Melbourne like picnics because they have the facilities of electric barbecues, tables, and restrooms. 

Location:
Purves Rd, Arthurs Seat VIC 3936, Australia

Timings:
9am–6pm

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09

Shop And Eat At Dandenong Market

  • Dandenong Market is the place for you if you demand locally grown, fresh produce. 
  • With such a wide selection of organic, seasonal, and exotic produce, you're sure to find some excellent purchases that are affordable. 
  • Additionally, you'll come across florists who offer roses grown on their own farms, beekeepers who sell honey from their own beehives, and a fantastic selection of seasonal vegetables that is available year-round. 
  • Strolling through the street food market which is considered to be one of  the best activities to do in South East Melbourne, you may savour everything from delicious, hot jam donuts to an actual Sri Lankan goat stew under the gorgeous hanging lights.

Location:
Clow Street &, Cleeland St, Dandenong VIC 3175, Australia

Timings:
8 am – 5 pm

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Relax At Rosebud Beach

  • The nine-kilometre long beach is protected by sandbars off the coast and it is considered to be a very safe beach for kids. 
  • Relax at Rosebud Beach and get the chance of watching  swans and pelicans that visit regularly.
  • The new beachside playground close to the pier is without a doubt the greatest on the peninsula, and the foreshore reserve provides barbecues and covered picnic spaces. 
  • You can also head to the skateboard park with your loved ones to enjoy the skateboarding sessions in the midst of enchanting nature. 

Location:
Rosebud VIC 3939, Australia

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People Also Ask About Melbourne

  1. Which are the best things to do in south east Melbourne?

    1. Get back to nature in the Royal Botanic Gardens
    2. See the Melbourne sunrise from a hot air balloon
    3. Enjoy a spa at Peninsula hot springs
    4. Explore historic buildings at Point Nepean National Park
    5. Enjoy ecotourism and nighttime tours at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation

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  2. What is the best time to visit south east Melbourne?

    The best time to visit South East Melbourne would be from the month of September to the month of November. At this time of the year, the region enjoys the spring season and you would experience a bit of drizzle. The temperature also ranges from 10 - 24 degrees celsius making it comfortable for you to enjoy things to do in South East Melbourne and visiting sightseeing places.

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  3. What is special about south east Melbourne?

    Southeast Melbourne is home to a diverse collection of multicultural suburbs that serve flavorful Asian and European cuisine as well as relaxing beach villages.
  4. How many days are enough to explore Melbourne?

    In order to cover all the notable places of tourist interest, you would need  about a week. In this period of time, you can indulge in some of  the popular activities to do in South East Melbourne like visiting the National Gallery of Victoria, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Skydeck, Fed Square, and more.

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  5. How to reach Melbourne?

    By Flight: The primary airport in the region and the second busiest airport in Australia is the Melbourne Airport. The airport has direct flights to several international cities, including Kuala Lumpur, Delhi, Beijing, and London, as well as to Australian towns like Perth, Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, and others.

    By Bus: By way of bus routes, Melbourne is well connected to other cities in the state of Victoria as well as to other states in Australia. It is connected to cities in other states, including Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra, etc., via Greyhound buses and Firefly Express.
     
    By Train: The primary station for the city is Southern Cross Railway Station. It is connected by a large number of trains to other Australian cities including Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, etc. It is connected to Adelaide by the Overland service, and to Sydney by NSW TrainLink XPT.

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