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Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula are home to some of Victoria’s best beaches, parks, walking tracks, wineries and scenery. This growing area has excellent schools and recreational facilities and is less than a one hour drive from the Melbourne CBD. 

The Mornington Peninsula is a wonderful place to live. There are excellent schools and recreational facilities. Not only is access to the Peninsula Health sites easy, but living on the Peninsula offers beautiful beaches and an enviable lifestyle.

The Mornington Peninsula is one of Australia’s newest and most exciting wine regions. Whenever you travel on the Peninsula, you cannot fail to notice the vines of more than 150 vineyards that are an integral part of its rich scenic appeal.

The Mornington Peninsula claims Victoria’s highest concentration of attractions and leisure activities, which provide days of entertainment, even when the sun does not shine.

Victoria’s greatest concentration of quality golf courses can also be found in the region. The sand base of most of them means they are playable all year round. Four of them are rated in Australia’s top 100.

The Mornington Peninsula’s coastal scenery varies enormously. Down the western shores are the Port Phillip Bay beaches. Port Phillip Bay is also home to colonies of seals and pods of bottle-nosed dolphins. Along the foot are the dunes and steep cliffs of the Cape Schanck National Park, while Western Port Bay has a relatively unspoiled foreshore and quiet villages, where the peace contrasts with the bubbling holiday atmosphere on the other side of the Peninsula.

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Frankston has long been Melbourne’s favourite family playground, offering the best beaches, beautiful parks and gardens, and endless opportunities for having fun.

Frankston is a mere 40 kilometres south of Melbourne and, with easy freeway access, is less than an hour’s drive from Melbourne.

Frankston is often referred to as the gateway to the Mornington Peninsula, and there is an abundance of things to do and places to visit.

Public transport is easily accessible. Shopping centres house major department stores and hundreds of specialty and fashion stores.

There are also plenty of summer and winter activities for all the family in Frankston. Water or land based sports, a stroll in the beautiful botanic gardens or bush settings, taking in historic properties, cinema, disco and club nightlife, foods from all nations.

The many restaurants offer the widest cuisine imaginable including Chinese, Greek, Japanese, Indian, English Tea Rooms, Mexican, Italian just to mention a few.

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