Bathing Boxes, Mornington Beach, Mornington Peninsula, VIC © ewenbell.com

5-day Melbourne to Mornington Peninsula family road trip 

5-day Melbourne to Mornington Peninsula family trip     

Enchanted Adventure Garden, Mornington Peninsula, VIC © Visit Victoria

Enchanted Adventure Garden, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria © Visit Victoria 

Fun fact

About 25 per cent of the Mornington Peninsula’s population was born overseas, such is the lure of this beautiful region.

Sorrento Long Pier, Mornington Peninsula, VIC © Visit Victoria

Sorrento Long Pier, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria © Visit Victoria

Mt Martha, Mornington Peninsula, VIC © Visit Victoria

Mt Martha, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria © Visit Victoria

Great for families

After lunch at Pt Leo Estate, visit its impressive Sculpture Park, which winds through the property.

Peninsula Hot Springs, Mornington Peninsula, VIC © Peninsula Hot Springs 

Peninsula Hot Springs, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria © Peninsula Hot Springs 

Phillip Island Nature Park, VIC © Phillip Island Nature Park

Phillip Island Nature Park, Victoria © Phillip Island Nature Park

Essentials

Ferries to Phillip Island depart from the Mornington Peninsula’s Stony Point, just a stone’s throw from Merricks.

For more information about road trips in Victoria, go to visitvictoria.com.