How to spend a week with kids on the Mornington Peninsula
Seven days of family-friendly things to do on the Mornington Peninsula.
If you're looking for a laid-back beach break that offers a bounty of family fun, Mornington Peninsula should be top of your travel list. This family-friendly destination is renowned for its dazzling bay beaches, beautiful hinterland, luxury hotels and first-class food and wine scene, but it also boasts a smorgasborg of activities and attractions perfect for keeping young minds entertained.
Situated between native bushland and the beach, just over an hour's drive from Melbourne, you'll find RACV's stunning Cape Schanck Resort. The recently revamped coastal retreat is an oasis for families, with a range of child-friendly facilities including pools, playgrounds, a games room (replete with pinball and table-tennis tables), and even tennis courts, making it easier than ever for parents to kick back while the kids kick on. The architect-designed hotel also boasts 120 new rooms and suites, each with brilliant views of Bass Strait and Port Phillip Bay, as well as a golf course, day spa and myriad restaurants to keep parents occupied, too.
So if you're planning your next school holiday escape, here's a handy seven-day itinerary to help you make the most of a week exploring Victoria's sublime seatheast corner.
The hotel's booked, bags are packed and car is road-trip ready (including checking your Emergency Roadside Assistance is up to date)? Here's how to spend a week on the Mornington Peninsula.