There are many reasons that Mornington makes a great choice for a breakaway. You will find many interesting attractions and exciting activities. The area is beautiful and the people are friendly. A holiday rental home will put you close to all the best that this area has to offer.
Many people choose Mornington for a breakaway because they enjoy spending time in the out of doors. Mornington certainly has plenty of ways to do that. For an experience that is quite unique to this part of the world, consider bushwalking. You can choose an organised excursion that will lead you into the bush and allow you to see the most unspoilt of the local landscape. Gorgeous beaches provide the opportunity for swimming, boating and surfing. Suring is quite popular here and people come from all over to enjoy the reliable waves and warm water. Surf lessons and equipment rental are available. The fishing near Mornington is also very good. Join an organised fishing expedition for the best chance at a big catch. Explore some of the many vineyards located nearby, or browse through art galleries that feature the works of local artists. Horseback riding and golf are also quite popular.
Point Nepean National Park is a lovely place to explore. In addition to various flora and fauna, the park is also home to forts that were built in the 1880s. These forts, which still stand, were renovated to serve useful purposes during both World War I and World War II. If you enjoy antiques then a visit to nearby Tyabb is a must. This town is known for being home to nearly a hectare of antique stores. Browse through the offerings from dozens of dealers to see if you can find a one-of-a-kind treasure to take home with you as a memento of your holiday to Mornington.
The weather in Mornington is usually warm and pleasant, but there are some variations in the temperatures based on the season. From May through September, the average low temperatures are between 6° and 9° C and the average highs are 13° to 17° C. From October through April, the average lows are 10° to 15° C and the average highs are 19° to 26° C. There is between 43 and 69 mm of precipitation per month.
Those flying to Mornington usually choose the Mornington Airport (ONG), which is located right in town. The next closest airport is Burketown Airport (BUC), located 127 from Mornington.