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Mornington Peninsula National Park is Victoria’s most visited National Park.


Mornington Peninsula National Park
The park comprises 45km of spectacular Bass Strait scenery and is renowned for its historic features, outstanding scenic rocky headlands and sandy beaches along the Bass Strait cost. It is popular for swimming, surfing, diving, fishing, walking and sightseeing.
www.parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/mornington-peninsula-national-park

The Park at Point Nepean – Portsea
Part of the Mornington Peninsula National Park and provides historic tunnels, ocean views, defence forts, flora & fauna, picnic spots, BBQs and bikes for hire.
Phone: (03) 5984 4276
www.parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/point-nepean-national-park

Arthurs Seat State Park
Arthurs Seat is the most prominent landmark of the Mornington Peninsula. Rising to a height of 305 metres, the summit of Arthurs Seat provides magnificent views of Port Philip Bay and the Mornington Peninsula. Arthurs Seat offers plenty of things to interest every age group.
Arthurs Seat Road, Arthurs Seat
Phone: (03) 5987 2565
www.parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/arthurs-seat-state-park

Arthurs Seat Maze
An exciting adventure for all the family, with over 20 imaginative theme gardens, fully licensed restaurant, animal nursery and garden shop/gallery. Home of Australia’s first Maize Maze over 1.5 hectares of maze cut into a cornfield – an annual event held from February to April.
Purves Road, Arthurs Seat
Phone: (03) 5981 8449
www.enchantedmaze.com.au

Ashcombe Maze & Watergardens
Get lost in Australia’s oldest and largest hedge maze at Shoreham. The complex is a botanical delight with tearoom and cafe terrace serving refreshments all day.
Red Hill Road, Shoreham
Phone: (03) 5989 8387
www.ashcombemaze.com.au

Briars Estuary
Boardwalk winds along the Balcombe Creek to the Briars historic homestead.
www.berg.org.au

Coolart Wetlands & Homestead
Recognised as being one of the most important bird sanctuaries in the nation with 15 hectares of wetlands and 3 ‘hides.’ Coolart was established during the 1860’s but during the period 1895-1907 reached its peak with the building of the redbrick mansion and planting of the English style gardens.
Lord Somers Road, Somers
Phone: (03) 5983 1333
www.parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/coolart-h.a/things-to-do/coolart-wetlands-and-homestead