Cheap thrills ... the Brambuk Cultural Centre.

The best things in life

With its natural beauty and wealth of attractions, it doesn't cost a fortune to enjoy the Garden State, writes Sandy Guy.

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The good life ... English-style bathing boxes at Portsea.

A haven for hedonists

From wineries to spas, Anthony Dennis laps up the good life on the Mornington Peninsula.

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Portsea - Fast Facts

Portsea
Excellent and famous beach on the Mornington Peninsula
Portsea is a popular, but rather exclusive, seaside holiday resort of some 550 people located 6 metres above sea-level and 93 km south of Melbourne. Visitors can take the scenic route along the Nepean Highway or hasten their journey via the Mornington Peninsula Freeway which will take them as far as Rosebud.

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Portsea - Culture and History

Portsea
Excellent and famous beach on the Mornington Peninsula
Portsea is a popular, but rather exclusive, seaside holiday resort of some 550 people located 6 metres above sea-level and 93 km south of Melbourne. Visitors can take the scenic route along the Nepean Highway or hasten their journey via the Mornington Peninsula Freeway which will take them as far as Rosebud.

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Portsea - Events

Portsea
Excellent and famous beach on the Mornington Peninsula
Portsea is a popular, but rather exclusive, seaside holiday resort of some 550 people located 6 metres above sea-level and 93 km south of Melbourne. Visitors can take the scenic route along the Nepean Highway or hasten their journey via the Mornington Peninsula Freeway which will take them as far as Rosebud.

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