Visitor Guide

St Andrews, Victoria

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Hidden along the rugged Bass Strait coastline and beautiful hinterland this region has created its own distinctive style. Centrally located close to both surf and safe beaches with unparalleled views, traditional orchards sit side by side with a growing number of vineyards, while cellar doors and excellent restaurants offer everything from the best of the Mornington Peninsula’s wines and produce, golf courses, day spas and a wide range of comfortable accommodation and holiday rentals has made this region Mornington Peninsula’s worst kept secret.

Activities and attractions

  • Discover the rugged coastline and surf fish for ocean salmon in Bass Strait
  • Tee off from the National Golf Course or St Andrews Golf Courses
  • Pick your own berries at one of many farms including Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm and Ellisfield Farm
  • Visit local producers including Red Hill Cheese, Red Hill Brewery and Red Hill Baker
  • Dine out at winery restaurants such as Max's at Red Hill Estate, Vines of Red Hill and Montalto Vineyard and Olive Grove.
  • Taste wines of Mornington Peninsula’s wine region by tractor

Major events

  • Harvest to Table Festival and Red Hill Long Lunch – March
  • Winter Wine Weekend – June
  • Scarecrow Festival – October
  • Pinot Week – October
  • Red Hill Community Market – 1st Saturday of each month (September to May)

How to get there

St Andrews Beach is 1.5 hours from Melbourne along Point Nepean Rd and follow the signs to Flinders, Red Hill and Surrounding Areas.

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