Mornington Peninsula Attraction Pass
Purchase your Ticket with an accommodation Deals or at the kiosk in the CarPark at Cape schanck or phone/email.
Adult entry $55.00
Child entry $40.00
The Four Parks Pass entry is for:
The Ashcombe Maze. Peninsular Hot Springs. Moonlit Sanctuary. Cape Schanck Lightstation.
Ten percent discount offers at Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm, Sorrento to Queenscliff Ferry Service and Box Stallion Winery.
Tickets available for adults and children.
Adults - 16 years+,
Childrens age - 4-15 years ( No charge for kids under 4 years )
Cape Schanck Lighthouse Tour
The lighthouse precinct grounds have the original Lighthouse keepers cottages that are available for holiday rental. The Maritime Museum is expanding all the time. For those who cannot climb the steps into the Lamproom and see the workings still in place of a very fully operation lighthouse it is all in the Museum. A personal Guide can take you on a tour up into the lighthouse, every day you can make a booking between 10am and 4pm at the Kiosk in the carpark. There are also tour magnificent lookouts on site over looking Bass Straight with spectacular views.
Visitors are able to experience outstanding coastal walks, landscape and history
The Cape Schanck lighthouse turned 150 years old on 30th June 2009.
Maritime museum houses exhibits on the lighthouse lenses, lighthouse keepers and information on lighthouse related topics. Cape Schanck was recently given a $6,000.00 grant from “The Regional Exhibition Touring Initiative” to produce an interpretive text for the museum, you can view this in our extended room of the Museum .
WORLD RENOWNED GARDENS
- 25 acres spectacular Woodland Gardens.
- Year round beauty. Great photo opportunities.
- Deciduous Trees with splendid autumnal colour.
- Winter flowering bluebells camellias, azaleas, hellebores.
- Fascinating self-guided garden trail with more than 100 information signs
- Free Garden Maps available in English and Chinese.
- Australia’s oldest and most famous traditional Hedge Maze.
- More than 1000 Cypress trees hand-sculpted
Open daily between 10am and 5pm for daytime visits. Feed wallabies and kangaroos on our famous Wallaby
Walk. Entertaining keeper talks conducted throughout the day.Magical evening tours, the very best way to see
Australian animals. Led by experienced guides, the lantern lit groups meet diverse and fascinating night
creatures face to face.550 Tyabb-Tooradin Road, Pearcedale, Victoria 3912. T: +61 3 5978 7935
Koala petting and photography encounter allows visitors to get up close and cuddle Australia’s most
famous marsupial. Koala encounter is commissionable if included in group programs.
At night, Moonlit Sanctuary comes alive in a remarkable way, with world-famous lantern-lit tours. Owls and
other night birds are active, tiny feathertail gliders and giant yellow-bellied Gliders swoop around, and Quolls,
Pademelons and Bettongs forage for food. Visitors are amazed that even animals such as Wallabies are much
more active and responsive at night. Moonlit Sanctuary is fully accredited and received a 95% rating tin the Tourism Victoria Excellence program audit.
“ We have hundreds of amazing memories from our month in Australia, but your Sanctuary ranks in our top five. We were in awe”
professional travel writer and Frommers author.
Peninsula Hot springs
- Australia’s first natural Hot mineral springs and Spa centre.
- Over 30 different pools and bathing experiences.
- Beautiful natural setting.
- Day Spa centre.
- Groups of up to 200 at a time.
Perfect for all seasons and all weather conditions. An experience that is enjoyable and reliable every
day or night of the year.
Where does our water come from?
The hot mineral spring waters flow from an aquifer 637 metres below the surface. The 50°C water rises under its
own pressure through the bore to within 10 metres of the surface, from where it is pumped to the pools.
Hot pool temperatures vary from 37°C to 43°C
The attraction pass does not include Strawberry picking or cafe sales.
The Strawberry farm is open Week ends in Winter only.
During the Summer it is open every day.
Box Stallion Winery
On arrival partake in a free wine tasting.
Receive ten percent off free wine purchases.
Sorrento to Queenscliff Ferry Service
The spectacular 40 minute trip on the Queenscliff Sorrento Ferry Service links Melbourne the most magnificent coastal regions: the Bellarine Peninsula and Mornington Peninsula.
Stroll on board as a passenger or bring your car it’s the fast and environmentally friendly alternative to the drive of more than 200 km through the city from one peninsula to the other.
All weather, hourly crossings, 7 Days…
Two specially designed all-weather 60 metre ferries depart from both destinations on the hour, every hour, 7am to 6pm daily. Enjoy easy drive on/drive off facilities, spacious comfortable lounges with full length windows, a tempting cafe and plenty of deck space.
There are ever changing sights watch out for dolphins, whales in winter and enormous ships as you breathe incredibly fresh air.
Arriving at Sorrento, you’ll have a perfect view of multimillion dollar mansions sitting atop cliffs, tiny coves filled with boats, the beautiful foreshore and old limestone buildings.
Queenscliff is dominated by the fascinating 1860s Fort Queenscliff, but has many gracious old buildings including grand historic hotels and guesthouses.
The specially designed all weather ferries have easy drive on/drive off facilities, no turning required.
Easy and convenient.