Best of the Mornington Peninsula

Best of the Mornington Peninsula : The Full Colour Guide

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The Mornington Peninsula, well-known as Melbournes playground, offers a feast of natural attractions on the doorsteps of the city. Chief amongst these are the parks and beaches, the latter of which come in two distinct flavours: the calmer bay beaches and the wilder, more rugged, ocean beaches. Add in a world-renowned wine region, some beautiful walks and some fascinating historical attractions and its easy to see why the peninsula attracts millions of visitors every year. This new guide is Illustrated though-out with superb full- colour photography, and has detailed accompanying navigational maps. Every destination is described and detailed to ensure minimum time is wasted and maximum time spent enjoying the sights and things to do. Information on every destination includes: opening times, address, contact details, UBD map reference, entry fees, parking availability, public transport links, information on caf s, shops and accessibility for wheelchairs.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • NSW, Australia
  • 1921606568
  • 9781921606564
  • 2,093,859

Table of contents

Regional map


Mornington Peninsula attractions at a glance

Best of Mornington Peninsula: Walks around the Peninsula; Ocean bay beaches; Parks and picnic spots; Mornington wineries; Galleries and arts; Other attractions and activities

Festivals and events

Wildlife awareness

The perfect picnic checklist

The beach bag essential list

Useful contacts


About the authors and acknowledgements

Photography in this book

Other books from Woodslane

Map symbols

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About Rebecca Robinson

Scot Darroch Donald is a full-time travel and nature writer and photographer based in Australasia. He has worked predominantly for Footprint Travel Guides (UK), completing (and maintaining) a solo guide to New Zealand and contributing to four other guides to Australia, including Melbourne's Best Picnic Spots and Beaches. He has also contributed to AA Key Guides, Thomas Cook and Wanderlust Magazine.

Rebecca Robinson is a natural science illustrator, cartographer and photographer. She graduated from the University of Melbourne in Australia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology, plus a Fine Arts degree with Honours in Wildlife Illustration at the University of Newcastle. Rebecca co-authored Woodslane's Melbourne's Best Picnic Spots and Beaches and contributed to three other guides.
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