Mornington Peninsula Helicopter Journey

By land and by air – the ultimate way to experience Melbourne’s coastal playground

Board a private helicopter from the heart of Melbourne for a spectacular ascent through a canyon of skyscrapers then fly over Port Phillip Bay before touching down on the on the Mornington Peninsula. This idyllic haven feels a world away – a place where stunning vineyards tumble down undulating hills to clear blue seas and pristine beaches.

Be greeted on arrival by your guide then visit the spectacular coastal boardwalks at Cape Schanck. Offering awe-inspiring vistas of the rugged coast, watch as waves pound the dramatically shaped Pulpit Rock. Breathe deep Cape Schanck’s pristine air which also acts as the world reference standard for “zero pollution”.

The region is home to more than fifty boutique wineries producing quality Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Shiraz. Visit one of the most awarded wineries for a structured tasting before settling in for a gourmet lunch at esteemed Pt. Leo or Port Phillip Estates.

As for the afternoon, your guide’s intimate knowledge of the region puts you in the perfect position to explore breezy seaside villages, discover gourmet delights in the Red Hill hinterland, continue to sample boutique wines or perhaps see Australian wildlife at Moonlit Sanctuary – the choice is yours.

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Highlights

  • Scenic helicopter flight from Melbourne to the Mornington Peninsula
  • Spectacular coastal and lighthouse walk at Cape Schanck
  • Lunch at one of the region’s finest vineyard restaurants
  • Wine tasting at a selection of boutique Mornington Peninsula wineries tailored to suit your personal taste
  • Explore breezy seaside villages with eclectic artists’ studios and boutique stores
  • Sample sublime produce during farm gate visits at an orchard, dairy, strawberry farm and more

Inclusions

  • Private tour hosted by an expert local guide
  • Private 30-minute helicopter flight (Melbourne – Mornington Peninsula) including vehicle transfer to helipad
  • All wine and/or produce tastings
  • Vineyard lunch with beverages
  • Luxury vehicle with bottled water & travel snacks

Commence

10:00am from your Melbourne hotel/address

Duration

Up to 8-hours




Mornington Peninsula Wildlife Encounters

Exclusive wildlife encounters, gourmet produce and stunning coastal walks

Only an hour from Melbourne, the stunning coastal beaches and rolling hills of the Mornington Peninsula are home to many of Australia’s most beloved wildlife. Enjoy exclusive wildlife encounters before spending an afternoon sampling local wines and incredible gourmet delights the region is known for.

Your day begins with a visit to the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park where you will meet the who’s who of Australian animals during an exclusive keeper-led experience. Hand feed kangaroos and wallabies, pet a koala, walk with dingos, feed furry little sugar gliders, and meet many more Australian animals.

Continue along winding roads lined with giant gum trees to one of the region’s leading vineyard restaurants, where you will enjoy lunch with picture perfect views over undulating vineyards.

As for the afternoon, your guide’s intimate knowledge of the region puts you in the perfect position to explore breezy seaside villages, discover gourmet delights in the Red Hill hinterland, walk rugged coastal tracks or perhaps sample boutique wines – the choice is yours.

On return to Melbourne, admire expansive views of Port Phillip Bay and Melbourne’s city skyline as you descend Arthurs Seat, the highest point of this beautiful region.


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Highlights

  • Exclusive keeper-led tour of Moonlit Sanctuary, including encounters with koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, dingos and more
  • Lunch at one of the region’s finest vineyard restaurants
  • Spectacular coastal and lighthouse walk at Cape Schanck
  • Explore breezy seaside villages with eclectic artists’ studios and boutique stores
  • Sample sublime wines and produce during vineyard and farm gate visits

Inclusions

  • Private tour hosted by an expert local guide
  • Exclusive keeper-led tour of Moonlit Sanctuary
  • Vineyard lunch with beverages
  • All wine and/or produce tastings
  • Luxury vehicle with bottled water & travel snacks

Commence

09:00am from your Melbourne hotel/address

Duration

Approx. 8-hours




Mornington Peninsula Epicurean

The discerning Gourmands journey through Melbourne’s coastal playground

The Mornington Peninsula’s fertile soil, maritime climate and skilful winemakers have rightfully earned the region its reputation as a leading producer of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, and a sterling record for incredible food.

The diverse dining scene of the region is characterised by a casual elegance that has become synonymous with “Peninsula style”.  The combination of the stunning setting and expert technique makes a good argument for declaring the Mornington Peninsula the country’s finest regional dining spot.

Your epicurean journey commences at Montalto where a member of this awarded vineyard and olive grove will take you on a guided exploration of the property and will show you the best of the seasonal cycle. Montalto combines a working vineyard and olive grove, kitchen gardens, fruit orchard and berry plantation with a commitment to the arts and an extensive sculpture collection.

Season dependant, you could taste the grapes around vintage, learn how to grow and make use of seasonal produce or explore the property’s natural wetlands and extensive permanent sculpture collection.

Visit the breathtaking private wine room with 360-degree views across the gardens and estate to experience a private structured wine tasting of Montalto’s flagship single vineyard wines. Finally, experience Montalto’s estate to plate philosophy in action, with a stunning 5-course lunch served with matched wines in the restaurant overlooking the undulating vineyards dotted with incredible works of art.

The afternoon will see you meet local growers and artisan producers, sampling their gourmet delights along the way, before a relaxing drive back to Melbourne.


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Highlights

  • A private guided exploration of Montalto – the ultimate foodie destination
  • Structured wine tasting overlooking the vines
  • A stunning multi-course lunch with matched wines showcasing Montalto’s estate-to-plate philosophy
  • Wine tasting at a selection of boutique Mornington Peninsula wineries tailored to suit your personal taste
  • Farm gate experiences sampling gourmet cheeses, olive oil, or cider

Inclusions

  • Private tour hosted by an expert local guide
  • Exclusive Montalto Estate to Plate experience
  • Multi-course lunch with matched wines at Montalto
  • All wine and/or produce tastings
  • Luxury vehicle with bottled water & travel snacks

Commence

From 09:00am from your Melbourne hotel/address

Duration

Approx. 8-hours




Mornington Peninsula

Wineries, gourmet produce, busy bayside villages and stunning coastal walks

Regarded as Melbourne’s summer playground, there’s something magically transporting about the Mornington Peninsula. Only an hour’s drive from the city, it’s a place where vineyards meet the seaside – an idyllic haven that feels a world away.

Your Mornington Peninsula experience begins with a visit to the spectacular coastal boardwalks at Cape Schanck. Offering awe-inspiring vistas of the rugged coast, watch as waves pound the dramatically shaped Pulpit Rock. Breathe deep Cape Schanck’s pristine air which also acts as the world reference standard for “zero pollution”.

The region is home to more than fifty boutique wineries producing quality Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Shiraz. Visit one of the most awarded wineries for a structured tasting before settling in for lunch at esteemed Pt. Leo or Port Phillip Estates.

As for the afternoon, your guide’s intimate knowledge of the region puts you in the perfect position to explore breezy seaside villages, discover gourmet delights in the Red Hill hinterland, continue to sample boutique wines or perhaps see Australian wildlife at Moonlit Sanctuary – the choice is yours.

On return to Melbourne, admire expansive views of Port Phillip Bay and Melbourne’s city skyline as you descend Arthurs Seat, the highest point of this beautiful region.


Optional Additions

Visit Moonlit Sanctuary

Just 60-mins from Melbourne on the Mornington Peninsula, Moonlit Sanctuary is an award-winning wildlife and conservation park where you can get up-close at Australia’s amazing wildlife.  Hand feed kangaroos and wallabies, pet friendly koalas and enjoy encounters with colourful birds, reptiles, dingoes and many other animals.

Ride Arthurs Seat Eagle

Soar the heights of the Mornington Peninsula with scenic views across Port Phillip Bay towards Melbourne, around the coast and beyond.
Gliding quietly through the sky in a gondola at Arthurs Seat Eagle, you could be forgiven for thinking you’ve been transported a million miles away, rather than one hour’s drive from Melbourne.

Swim with Dolphins and Seals

Join a 3-hour snorkel adventure with resident Bottlenose Dolphins, swim alongside cheeky Australian Fur Seals, explore underwater marine parks filled with colourful fish and join the search for weedy sea dragons.

Relax at the Peninsula Hot Springs

Immerse yourself in natural thermal mineral waters which flow from deep underground into pools and private baths at Peninsula Hot Springs. Awaken your senses and nourish your soul in nature.


Make an enquiry


Highlights

  • Spectacular coastal and lighthouse walk at Cape Schanck
  • Wine tasting at boutique Mornington Peninsula wineries tailored to suit your taste
  • Explore breezy seaside villages with eclectic artists’ studios and boutique stores
  • Lunch at one of the region’s finest vineyard restaurants
  • Sample sublime produce during farm gate visits

Inclusions

  • Private tour hosted by an expert local guide
  • All wine and/or produce tastings
  • Vineyard lunch with beverages
  • Moonlit Sanctuary or Arthurs Seat Eagle (Optional)
  • Luxury vehicle with bottled water & travel snacks

Commence

09:00am from your Melbourne hotel/address

(Start time is flexible)

Duration

Up to 8-hours