Attractions

Explore…….Rejuvinate ……. Relax

The Mornington Peninsula has something for everyone.

At Fairways Resort, let your imagination be your guide. There is something to see and do for everyone. With countless attractions, stunning countryside & breathtaking coastal scenery at your doorstep you will be enchanted from the moment you arrive.
Whether it?s simply a game of golf or a soak in the hot mineral spas, a winery tour through Red Hill and Main Ridge, or a visit to many of our beaches and mazes the Mornington Peninsula has an endless line up of activities and attractions.
Information on attractions and things to see and do are available at reception or you can speak to one of our staff members while you are staying with us


 

Gardens and Mazes

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Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm

Farm where visitors can pick fresh berries. Has a gift shop and cafe with home-made wine and liquers. Farm facts, strawberry growing hints and folklore.

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Ashcombe Maze and Lavender Gardens

Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Gardens is home to Australia's oldest and most famous hedge maze, the worlds first circular Rose Maze, and extensive Lavender gardens. This unique 25-acre woodland property has been carefully nurtured to delight the senses throughout the seasons with over ten themed garden areas, abundant water features, licensed café/garden terrace, gift shop and fun activities for all.


 

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Enchanted Maze Garden

Cross over into a wonderland of enchanted creations, hedge mazes and artful garden design.  Test your sense of adventure with the Tube Slide Ride and 3D Indoor Maze attraction.  Experience the celebrated Maize Maze or take home a treat from the Amazing Lolly Shop.  And all of this is just a short walk from the lookout at Arthurs Seat on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula

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Boneo Maze and Mini Golf

Welcome to Boneo Maze & Wetlands Centre, an outstanding eco-tourism complex situation on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia.

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Heronswood Garden and Dining

Heronswood at Dromana on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula is a fabulous garden and the home of Diggers Seeds Club. You can spend hours just browsing around here, relaxing and looking at the view, the garden layout and rare and unusual plants

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Beleura House & Garden

Beleura at Mornington, erected in 1863 for James Butchart, was bequeathed to the people of Victoria by Jack Morton Tallis as a place of historic and educational interest.  The gardens retain elements of an earlier pre 1900 garden. Commencing in 1952 Jack Morton Tallis overlaid his parents' garden with a romantic, idiosyncratic version of an Italian garden.

Hot Springs and Spas

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Peninsula Hot Springs

The Peninsula Hot Springs is the first natural hot springs & day spa centre in Victoria on the Mornington Peninsula. Natural thermal mineral waters flow into the pools and private baths providing the idyllic setting for relaxation and rejuvenation. Peninsula Hot Springs makes it possible to bathe in the naturally healing waters of mineral rich thermal pools.
We are located a short 10 minute drive to the Peninsula Hot Springs

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Red Hill Spa

Red Hill Spa is a luxurious boutique Day Spa, on the Mornington PeninsulaLocated in the heart of the wine region Red Hill Spa is a perfect accompaniment to a glass of wine or a winery lunch.

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Peninsula Life Medispa

Located in Mornington, Peninsula Life Medispa is an award winning spa and a luxurious and tranquil oasis.  Enjoy massage and beauty treatments or specialised medical aesthetic options including hair laser removal and wrinkle reduction.

Adventure & Explore ?.

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Point Nepean National Park

Point Nepean is one of Victoria's most beautiful natural landscapes. A special place with so much to see and discover.  Its rich history has played an important role in shaping the early settlement, quarantine and defence of Victoria.
The park is located at the very tip of the Mornington Peninsula, with outstanding coastal scenery and panoramic views of Bass Strait, the Rip and Port Phillip Bay. Visitors can explore the military forts and tunnels, discover the historic Quarantine Station, view the memorial where Prime Minister Harold Holt went missing and enjoy the coastal native trees and grasses which are ideal habitat for many native Australian wildlife.

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Cape Schanck Lighthouse

The Cape Schanck Lighthouse is a fascinating piece of Victoria's history. The museum and lighthouse are open to the public every day for tours. Nearby walking tracks in the Mornington Peninsula National Park lead to lookouts with spectacular views of the coast.

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Horseback Winery Tours

Ride through the beautiful vineyard region of Red Hill and Main Ridge on Horseback on one of our Two or Three Hour Horseback Winery Tours and taste award-winning wines and local produce at some of Australia?s finest wineries and destinations, including: T?Gallant, Green Olive at Red Hill, Mantons Creek, Red Hill Estate, Mock Orchard and our very own Prince Hollow Estate.

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Bayplay Portsea - Diving, Dolphin Swimming & more!

Kayak, snorkel, dive, boat trip?s or horseback rides on the beach ? Bayplay has it all!
With Bayplay, discover all the Mornington Peninsula has to offer! Go for a paddle along Point Nepean National Park, come meet the rare Weedy Sea Dragons during one of our snorkel tours, and why not try a first time scuba dive to see them from up close?  Not a water baby? If you don't want to get wet, what about a horseback ride on the beach? Or a boat trip to see dolphins and seals frolic in the bay?

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Stand Up Paddle Board 

Lessons, Tours & Board Hire from beginners to experienced Stand up Paddle Boarders.  The Mornington Peninsula offers world class SUP locations - from easy flat water paddles to challenging "downwinders?

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Fishing

The Mornington Peninsula offers and array of options for you if you are after a ? spot of fishing? while visiting our spectacular region!

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Beaches

The Mornington Peninsula is home to some of the most stunning beaches in Australia from calm bay beaches to rugged and breathtaking ocean beaches.

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Hiking & Bushwalking

Bushranger Bay is one of the most popular bushwalks on the Mornington Peninsula and it is only a short drive from Fairways Resort to the beginning of the walk.  Coastal Scenery lead?s you to a stunning secluded beach perfect for a picnic & is a wonderful way to spend the day!
This is just one of the many spectacular & diverse Hiking and Buswalking options available to you on the Mornington Peninsula. Self Guided was well as Guides Walking Tours are available for most of the Walk?s.

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Dromana Drive-in

One of the last remaining drive-in?s in Australia the Dromana Drive-in has been continuously operating since 1963.

Wineries & Cellar Doors

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The Mornington Peninsula boasts an abundance of wineries with over 50 cellar doors open and available for you to choose from.  Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, along with excellent Pinot Gris, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Semillon, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are on offer to you when you visit our award winning wine region.   You can also visit Mornington Peninsula's only microbrewery for beer tasting and dining at the Red Hill Brewery.
Self driving is one option or if you would rather leave the car behind there are touring companies available to take you out amongst the vines.
Some of our favourite cellar doors include:
  • Dromana Estate
  • Montalto Vineyard and Olive Grove
  • T?Gallant Winemakers
  • Box Stallion
  • Darling Park
  • The Cups Estate
  • Red Hill Estate
  • Ten Minutes by Tractor
  • Vines of Red Hill
  • Port Phillip Estate
  • Paringa Estate
  • Yabby Lake Vineyard

Galleries

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You are in for a treat when you visit the Mornington Peninsula where your choices of galleries seem endless.
  • Gordon Studio Glassblowers Red Hill
  • Backorye St Andrews Beach Studio Gallery
  • McClelland Gallery
  • Manyung Gallery
  • The Studio @ Flinders
  • Marion Rosetzky Gallery
  • Sorrento Fine Art Gallery
  • Manyunt at Sorrento
  • Noels Gallery Red Hill

Mornington Peninsula Markets

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Farmers produce, cakes and gifts galore.

There is such a variety of markets on the Mornington Peninsula and we are fortunate to have at least one most weekend?s throughout the year.
For a full list of markets speak to one of our friendly reception staff during your stay.
 

Historic Seaside Villages

With their sandstone buildings, galleries, cafes & boutiques the quaint villages of the Mornington Peninsula are a special place to visit.  All of that before you even take in the stunning scenery we are renowned for.  There are the beautiful water views in Portsea, Sorrento, Flinders and Blairgowrie to name a few and then the spectacular vistas overlooking vineyards and olive groves around Red Hill and Main Ridge.  You will be entranced by all that surrounds you when you visit our amazing region so rich in diversity.  We have something for everyone.