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