Uncover the best day hikes Victoria has on offer, all within a few hours drive of Melbourne.
The Mornington Peninsula is the perfect day trip from Melbourne, and you can enjoy the best of what it has to offer on this hiking and hot springs tour. Unlike a lot of tours with crowded buses and rushed itineraries, this is a small group tour with a maximum of eight guests and a realistic day of activities. It’s a great way to have an authentic experience of what the Mornington Peninsula is all about.
Departing from Melbourne in the early morning, you’ll head to your first stop at the summit of Arthur's Seat. Enjoy the panoramic ocean views and a morning tea snack to begin your adventure. Then take things up a notch with an 8km return hike from Bushrangers Bay, which includes amazing coastal scenery, ocean views, a beautiful lighthouse and more. Keep an eye out for kangaroos and other native Australian wildlife as you go!
After your hike you’ll head to Cape Schanck and walk along the boardwalk looking out over the ocean. Then it’s time for a delicious lunch at Merchant & Maker - one of the Mornington Peninsula’s best cafes.
Finish off your day with two hours at the famous Peninsula Hot Springs, an award-winning natural hot springs and outdoor day spa. It’s the ideal way to end a big day of hiking and appreciating the amazing nature of the Mornington Peninsula.
Mornington Peninsula (Melbourne)