Guy Wilkinson saddles up for a look at the Mornington Peninsula on offbeat tours.
Kate Nancarrow finds a quiet cottage retreat where adventure is just over the hill.
This curiously named Victorian winery, with signature tractor parked out the front, has been kicking goals since it opened its doors five years ago.
LAUNCHES depart on fishing expeditions, togged-up would-be Diver Dans duck and dive near the pier as yachts bob and seagulls call.
Heritage dwellings offer glimpses into the past amid gentile surroundings, writes Alistair Smith.
Pretty much anything goes on market day.
A spa retreat in an English country setting helps Tricia Welsh ease into the new year.
Mornington (including Mt Eliza, Moorooduc and Mt Martha)
Popular seaside resort destination for Melbourne daytrippers.
Mornington is situated on high ground adjacent and overlooking Port Phillip Bay, 52 km south of Melbourne's CBD via the Nepean Highway. With about 18 000 people, it is the principal settlement of the Mornington Peninsula - an uplifted block of sandstone, volcanic rocks and granite which extends around in a south-westerly arc to enclose Port Phillip Bay and separate it off from Western Port.