Mornington Peninsula: Guided Local Food & Wine Cycling Tour
- Duration: 6 hours
Start your guided food and wine bike tour at Arthurs Seat on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. Embark on a fantastic route past some of the most idyllic scenery you could ever hope to pedal through. Cycle mostly on dirt paths and mainly downhill. Begin the day with incredible views from Port Phillip Bay to the city. Enjoy a leisurely cycle, pass vineyards, berry farms and local produce stores. Stop for a relaxed vineyard pizza lunch with a glass of wine, beer or soft drink. Have time to enjoy leisurely wine tastings with extraordinary views to match. Try local Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays this area has become famous for. After the wine tastings, wrap up a brilliant day with a lift back to your vehicle at Arthurs Seat.
Stop first at the bustling historical township of Mornington. Visit the beautiful fishing harbor and local pier, walk down vibrant Main street, and stop for a coffee break. Follow the scenic coastal road through Mt. Martha and Safety Beach. Admire the colorful bathing boxes that line the foreshore in these seaside towns where the mountains meet the sea. Head inland into winery country. Arrive at Arthurs Seat, the highest point on the peninsula, where the views span from Port Phillip Bay to Melbourne. Stop in the picturesque town of Sorrento, home to Victoria's first European settlement. Have your lunch in one of the many Sorrento eateries (you are welcome to bring a picnic lunch and relax on the foreshore). Visit Nepean National Park, surrounded by rugged coastline, the location of the old quarantine buildings, the army barracks, and the infamous Cheviot Beach. Watch the ships naviga...
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