Situated at the gateway to the Mornington Peninsula in Melbourne's Southeast and just an hour's drive from the CBD, SomerCare is privy to the best that Victoria's version of the Mediterranean has to offer. SomerCare residents and their families are in the unique position to enjoy the many attractions that the Mornington Peninsula is famous for.
Whether it's vineyards and olive groves, luscious native gardens and mazes, quaint art and craft galleries or temples of fine dining and gourmet produce, the Peninsula has it covered.
There are more than 50 cellar doors in the region, which alone justifies the Peninsula's reputation for its Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. Hand in hand with that are restaurants and cafes selling freshly picked, locally grown produce and creating gastronomic delights that will tempt the fussiest of palates.
From the exclusive seaside holiday resorts of Portsea, Sorrento and Flinders to the quintessential Australian landscapes of Red Hill and Main Ridge the Peninsula boasts a plethora of captivating towns and villages. Australia is famous for its rugged beaches and secluded bays and Victoria's Mornington Peninsula plays host to some of the finest, in Port Phillip and Western Port Bays as well as those on Bass Strait.
If it's activities you're after, think of the Mornington Peninsula as a fun park for all ages. Enjoy shopping for antiques in Tyabb or visit the many boutiques in Sorrento, Flinders and Red Hill. Have a game of golf at some of the country's most stunning courses. Take a stroll in the grounds or visit the nursery at the historic Heronswood Diggers Club in Dromana, pick your own strawberries in Main Ridge at the largest strawberry farm in the Southern Hemisphere, or get the heart beating on the many scenic coastal walks. Children will delight in the Boneo Maze and Wetlands in Rosebud and the children's maze, outdoor sculptures and garden chess in Arthur's Seat.