THE REAL MORNINGTON PENINSULA (MINUS HOT SPRINGS AND POLO)
Melburnians’ love affair with the Mornington Peninsula is no secret. It is well-trodden territory, but its allure goes beyond the hot springs and technicoloured bathing boxes. To get the untapped lowdown on where to eat and what trails to walk, you only need to hit up one source: locals. Because who knows the Peninsula better than the people who live and work there? With that in mind, here is the ultimate locals’ guide to the Peninsula. Using intel from Lancemore Lindenderry Red Hill’s team, we’ve assembled the must-eats, the best sips and what you need to know for your next weekend Peninsula-side. Prepare to take notes.