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Travel guide Bays and Peninsulas for Great view


Editor's Choice - "Henry Higgins"
By Lisa Monk

Rye, on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, has long attracted visitors from far and wide and it is easy to see why… glorious views, sweeping beaches, a feeling of being away from it all and yet so close to all the delights that a sophisticated city like Melbourne has to offer.  “Henry Higgins” is the perfect place to make the most of Rye and all its attractions. This recently renovated two storey home is set among the privacy of tea trees and is situated on one of the highest points of Rye Back Beach, giving panoramic views of the Mornington Peninsula from Arthurs Seat to Cape Schanck Lighthouse.  It has five bedrooms and can sleep up to 13 people, making it the ideal getaway for families and friends, as everyone can sleep in comfort and privacy. Thre... Read more

Review - Howards Hill B&B
By Sally Hobson

Review – Howards Hill 101 Curzon Road, Boneo Cape Schanck  VIC Howards Hill B&B is the perfect place for the perfect break, and has something to suit almost everyone.  From the moment you arrive you will be filled with the serenity of the location in glorious Cape Schanck and the property is set in 30 acres amongst ancient grass trees and manna gums. Overall rating? Outstanding    What makes Howards Hill different? This is a property that offers so much… it is a farm stay, a B&B, has a self-contained barn and of course, the stables.  If you love horses, this is the place for you.  If you love gorgeous surrounds, this is the place for you.  If you love a place that lets you ‘feel the serenity’ - this is the ... Read more

Port Phillip Bay Marine National Park & Marine Sanctuaries
By Parks Victoria

"We have three Marine Sanctuaries and a Marine National Park in Port Phillip Bay and each, in i... Read more

Western Port & Surrounds
By Parks Victoria

"Fishing, sailing, diving, boating, canoeing, windsurfing and waterskiing… when it comes to water sports, Western Port is the perfect place to visit." Taffy Evans, Bays Ranger, Western Port. Western Port is a waterway which forms an extensive tidal bay covering 680 square kilometres. The Bunurong Aboriginal people lived in the area for tens of thousands of years, enjoying the range of shellfish, Mutton birds and plant life with which it abounds. Today, the area has a diverse range of experiences, satisfying both nature lovers and adventure seekers. According to Taffy Evans, a Bays Ranger at Western Port, "it is the best training ground in the world for sailing and navigational training because the islands create a number of arms to the waters of Western Port. Tida... Read more

Mornington Peninsula National Park
By Parks Victoria

"Spectacular and often breathtaking coastlines, bushwalking, rockpooling and exploring the rich... Read more

 
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