Peninsula Visitors Guide, Summer 2014, Page 066 (transcription)

Vehicle Passenger FerryHorseback Vehicle Passenger FerryHorseback Winery Tours If you re driving here from Melbourne, the experience really starts as you enter the final stretch of freeway.
The landscape opens up and you can see the bay sparkling in the distance, while the looming heads of Mt Martha to the right and Arthur s Seat to the left seem to embrace the landscape.
The air feels fresh and clean and you can see row upon row of grapevines stretching away it s obvious already that you are somewhere special, a place where you can relax and unwind.
THE LANDSCAPE The Peninsula seems a small place to have so many different landscapes.
The calm bay beaches bordered by small villages and towns are a tranquil contrast to the wild ocean coastline found on the other side of the Heads.
Drive up to Red Hill and Main Ridge and find yourself in a landscape of gumtrees and rolling hills, with only the occasional blue glimpse to remind you that you are only minutes to the sea.
Lose yourself in the Ashcombe Maze, drive winding roads past old cypress trees, half glimpsed homesteads and fields of vineyards, wander sandy tracks to roaring blue waves and endless beaches, or stroll the streets of an historic township it s all here to discover on the Mornington Peninsula.
PENINSULA WINE COUNTRY The Mornington Peninsula is renowned as a leading pinot region and there is no shortage of excellent wineries to visit ranging from simple cellar door arrangements to large properties where you can have lunch, wander the grounds or even host your wedding.
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Summer 2013 14 Vehicle Passenger FerryHorseback Winery Around the Peninsula

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