Tourism

Discover Mornington Peninsula’s diverse range of natural beauty, destination cuisine, innovative wine makers and craft brewers. Only one hour from Melbourne by car, locals and visitors alike can enjoy the alfresco relaxed life in an area surrounded by beaches and filled with vineyards, olive groves and apple orchards.  Incredible art sculpture parks, historic homes, charming villages and inventive food and wine producers make the region a thriving hub. Whether you are looking for all the latest events and experiences in your own backyard, or considering finding us for the first time, we are here to help you discover all that is the Mornington Peninsula.

The Mornington Peninsula Visitor Information Centre provides current information on what is happening in the area, retail souvenir sales, event ticketing and a complimentary accommodation booking service for residents and visitors.

Phone: 1800 804 009 or locally on 59501579
Location: 359B Point Nepean Rd, Dromana, 3936
Opening hours: Seven days a week, 10am to 4pm (closed Christmas Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day)
There is accessible travel information available at the website:Accessible Tourism Info

Find a local Visitor Information Centre

Visitor Information Centres are on hand across the region to assist with your questions.  

Let our team of passionate local experts share their insights to help shape your Mornington Peninsula experience. Need maps, local advice on places to explore? Information on markets, hiking trails or beaches to walk your dog? We are here to provide you with the best local advice. Visitor Information Centres are on hand across the region to assist with your questions.  If you would prefer to have a chat and get your travel advice by phone, please call 59501579 or email info@tourism.mornpen.vic.gov.au

You can also find an unmanned visitor information service point at both the north bound and southbound BP Service centres on Peninsula Link at Baxter.  Pick up a touring map or view the regional displays full of information 24/7. 

Find what’s on

Let the Mornington Peninsula entertain you. There are hundreds of cultural, music, sports and community events happening throughout the year. Year round you will find a calendar bursting with events, entertainment and activities to enjoy.  Outdoor markets, food and wine festivals, family fun activities for the kids - we have you covered. If art and music are more your passion, take a look at the ever changing program of exhibitions, music performances, dance and theatre on offer around region. We have plenty to choose from, let us inspire plans for your next Mornington Peninsula experience.

 Explore the latest local events in the Mornington Peninsula community to discover your perfect match for an ideal day out with friends and family.  

 

Experience local to support local

Whatever the season we can Support Local and appreciate our own backyard. As part of the Support Local campaign we encourage locals to stay close to home and immerse themselves in all that our local region has to offer.  It is the perfect opportunity to rediscover local, uncover new experiences and work through that must-do-bucket-list with friends and family.

Our Experience Local article series, showcases local activities and attractions - plus some great food options - to enjoy across the region.

The Mornington Peninsula always has something inspiring to see and experience - come discover for yourself. Find great spots to eat, things to do and much more. Whether looking for a local café, chemist or plumber, you can find all the local businesses you need to know with our dedicated business directory.

We can all Support Local by visiting and experiencing local businesses.

 

 

 

Take a walk

Walks to suit every mood and skillset, Mornington Peninsula offers a great choice of walks across region.  Whether you are seeking a clifftop meander, or a dog friendly walk there are many adventures to be had.  Short walks or walks that could fill a week, read on to discover your next walking escapade.

Search walks of varying lengths and find out more about their difficulty levels. 

Explore historical places

Step back in time to explore one of the many significant historical sites here on the Mornington Peninsula. Explore history as it was thousands of years ago through the skills of local aboriginal peopleTour a lighthouse, wander a museum, relive history as it was hundreds of years ago. Visit sites to understand the local maritime, military or railway past. There is always more to learn and discover, plus a large number of dedicated local historical societies that can help you find what you are looking for.

Find dog friendly fun

Mornington Peninsula is the perfect place to find adventures with your four-legged friends, read on to find all the pet friendly places you can explore together. Remember that animals (including dogs) are not permitted at any time in any of our local national parks. 

Find dog friendly beaches 

Discover all the dog friendly beaches you and your pooch can explore together. Always read local signage to ensure you are adhering to current guidelines and respect your fellow beach goers by picking up after your pet and keeping our environment pristine.

Find leash free areas

Let your dogs enjoy the freedom of leash free adventures with you at any of these year round leash free areas. Always read local signage to ensure you are adhering to current guidelines and respect your fellow community members by picking up after your pet and keeping our environment pristine.

Organising a large group event or business conference

Our tourism team can assist you with sourcing venues, accommodation, dining and activities for your next large group event. Chat to our team by email or phone 03 5950 1579 - about how they can assist with requests for proposals, facilitating site visits and developing itinerary ideas.

 

Support for tourism businesses

Looking to start, grow or build a tourism business and looking for business support? We are here to help. Talk to our tourism team by email or phone 035950 1579.