- Small group touring maximum 11 people
- Safety & reliability of a 2015 model passenger vehicle
- All National Park Fees & Taxes
- Hotel pick up from Melbourne
- Gourmet Lunch experience included
- Gourmet wine & produce tastings
WHAT TO EXPECT
Mornington Peninsula is located only 45 minutes drive from Melbourne. We will first stop at Mount Martha beach whereby you can see the 100 historical tiny wooden bathing boxes along the beach. Here you probably have the most stunning coastal views of the Mornington Peninsula. We then travel to the Mornington Peninsula's most amazing lookout. Set 300m above Port Phillip Bay enjoy a great perspective of the Mornington Peninsula and marvel at Melbourne's city skyline in the distance.
Then its off to Red Hill Estate where you can see Phillip Island across the sparkling waters of Western Port Bay. This has to be one of the best views from any winery in the world. We head to Red Hill Epicurean for lunch a beautiful restaurant with inspired Italian wood-fired pizzas for you to choose from.
From November you will have the choice of visiting the Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm. Here you will visit Australia's largest producer of strawberries, speaking of largest, these are some of the largest sweetest strawberries in the world. You will be thrilled to pick your own and take home with you 500g of strawberries.
We head to Red Hill Epicurean for lunch a beautiful restaurant with inspired Italian wood-fired pizzas for you to choose from. From within Red Hill’s historic Cool Stores comes the Red Hill Epicurean, Mornington Peninsula’s most innovative and exciting new gourmet restaurant icon.
Your Phillip island tour then travels to the Moonlit Sanctuary where you'll enjoy close encounters with Australia's most iconic native animals. Set in a natural bush setting makes for amazing photo's. Option to hand feed the kangaroos & koala petting encounters.
Your Phillip island tour journeys across the San Remo bridge to Phillip Island. Enjoy views of Phillip Island before arriving at the Nobbies. The Nobbies being a showcase of stunning coastlines and wildlife. Search for little penguins who stayed home. This is your only penguin photo opportunity as photography is not allowed at the penguin parade. As you journey along the south coast of Phillip Island you'll be blown away by the pristine environment which has been regenerated by the Phillip Island Nature Parks attracting up to 32,000 little penguins.
Your Phillip Island tours then arrives at the Phillip Island Penguin Center. Explore the visitor center before the penguins arrive to better understand their unique behaviors. We will escort you to your viewing area showing you to the best available viewing position to see the most penguins cross the beach
The tour departs Monday, Wednesday & Friday (subject to availability).
April - September: 09:00 am departure, 08:30pm return
October - November: 10:00am departure, 10:30pm return
December - March: 11:00 am departure, 11:30 pm return