Arthurs Seat Eagle
Located just 200m from the Enchanted Adventure Garden’s entrance, the state-of-the-art gondola at the Arthurs Seat Eagle flies over the state forest up to the highest point of the beautiful Mornington Peninsula.
Be amazed as you take in the breathtaking views across the bay and beyond the Melbourne city skyline while soaring high above the treetops.
Just like the Enchanted Adventure Garden, the Eagle is an all weather activity and is fitted with windows for the winter season.
For more information on the Arthurs Seat Eagle visit their website here.
Peninsula Hot Springs
The award winning Peninsula Hot Springs is set amongst the picturesque hinterland of the Southern Peninsula and is Victoria’s first and only geothermal mineral springs and day spa.
Offering more than 20 globally-inspired bathing experiences the Hot Springs have won the World’s Best Mineral Spa Award in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Situated just fifteen minutes from the Enchanted Adventure Garden, the springs’ selection of indoor and outdoor bathing pavilions act as the perfect repose following a day in the treetops.
To book our collaborative ‘Maze and Bathe’ package, click here.
Nestled between the grounds of the Enchanted Adventure Garden and the summit of the Arthurs Seat Eagle, Seawinds Gardens is situated just across the road from us.
Its combination of indigenous and exotic formal gardens typifies the area, with the presence of famed potter William Rickett’s own sculptures making the park a popular destination.
In addition to it’s seasonal flora, Seawinds is good place for a barbecue, picnic or perhaps most excitingly to get up close to the resident mob of eastern grey kangaroos.
Red Hill Community Market
The Red Hill Community Market is the ‘grand dame’ of Victoria’s craft markets. Located in one of the State’s most picturesque settings, Red Hill Community Market started in 1975 as a community based event where 28 local producers and crafts people came to sell and barter their goods and excess produce.
The Red Hill Community Market is now a 300+ stall holder affair -There is something for everyone from old world to modern contemporary, a labyrinth of unique treasures worth discovering & of course, tasty local produce.
Dates/Times: 1st Saturday of the month (Sep-May), 8am – 1pm. Top tip.. arrive early & beat the crowds!
Point Nepean National Park
Located on the tip of the Mornington Peninsula at the edge of Port Phillip Bay, Point Nepean National Park is truly one of Victoria’s most beautiful natural landscapes.
Framed by outstanding coastal scenery and panoramic views of Bass Strait, the park is also home to a rich military history that spans back to World War II.
Explore the military forts and tunnels, discover the historic Quarantine Station, view the memorial where Prime Minister Harold Holt went missing or simply enjoy the coastal surrounds.
Any trip to Point Nepean is sure to make for a spectacular day out.
Emu Plains Market
The Emu Plains Market is curated by some very passionate locals. It’s all about the community and families but most of all…it’s about you! Explore, taste, rummage and be inspired by this beautiful market set under the branches of a unique stringybark forest.
Beneath the sun dappled stringy bark canopy & over 200 stall holders, the EPM transforms the natural bush setting into a snaking trail of colourful market stalls welcoming people to the unique atmosphere that defines the Emu Plains Market.
Dates/Times: Typically 3rd Saturday of the month (Oct-April), 9am – 2pm
Cape Schanck National Park
Situated at the southern most point of the Mornington Peninsula and approximately 25 minutes from the Enchanted Adventure Garden, Cape Schanck offers numerous hikes and spectacular scenery.
Several lookouts provide breathtaking views over geological formations which were created by volcanic activity over millions of years.
Visitors can walk around the grounds of the famous nineteenth century Lighthouse which acts as the perfect backdrop for picnics, with views out over Bass Strait.
Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm
Pick your own famous Sunny Ridge strawberries at the beautiful third generation owned Hinterland property. Treat yourself to heavenly desserts and delectable chocolate fondue in the strawberry cafe.
Purchase seasonal fresh produce or peruse through the Sunny Ridge retail shop for local gourmet products and gifts.
Picking season: November – April. Cafe/Shop Open year round. See more info about opening times here