Travel with Teens

...and get them off their screens..that is the challenge!  Any parent will admit it is no easy task to lure our teens away from their screens, it's hard enough for us adults, but when you do it is so rewarding connecting with the young adults in our lives.  Below we have put together some recommendations for teen-friendly activities that all of the family will enjoy.  They are gone so soon! Make the most of this time x

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Peninsula Hot Springs

We're often asked whether children and teens can visit the Peninsula Hot Springs. Not only are kids as young as one month old welcomed to our Bath House, but there is a range of experiences and activities designed specifically for kids and young adults of all ages.  Take a look at all that is on offer here

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Run free in the Enchanted Adventure Garden

Enchanted Adventure is an award-winning natural attraction nestled in the beautiful hinterland of Arthurs Seat on the Mornington Peninsula.

From their epic Tube Slides to our Tree Surfing courses, giant brainteaser puzzles, Canopy Walk, Sky Scramble and more, there is adventure for adults and kids alike! Lose yourself in the colours of themed gardens, marvel at the structures of hedge topiary and giant sculptures or get tangled in one of the mazes.

 

Gunnamatta Trail Rides

Horseriding along Gunnamatta Beach

Here is your chance to create a lifetime of memories with your family.

You can spend an hour or an entire day by taking part in a range of adventures with your kids, or split up and meet them at the end of the day to share those wonderful stories.

Some families do some of both – creating memories and lots of fun & laughter whilst they try a new adventure together but also find that little time apart to experience the joy of Horse Riding at the only place you’d want to be on the Mornington Peninsula, Gunnamatta Trail Rides

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Watersports Galore!

Go snorkelling, hire a sea kayak or try stand up paddle boarding.  Check out great experiences with Bay Play and Peninsula Paddle Company.  There will be so much to laugh about around the firepit that evening and for years to come.

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Catch the latest flick at the Dromana Drive-in

Catching a movie at a Drive-in cinema makes that cinema experience all the more memorable.  The Drive-in at Dromana shows all the latest new releases, plus they have an American diner serving made-to-order burgers.

Find out what's showing right here

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Take a walk and explore the rock pools at Bushrangers Bay

How to get to Bushrangers Bay Rockpools. Park at Bushrangers Bay Parking Area or the Cape Schanck Lighthouse car park and follow the signs to Bushrangers Bay. It's roughly a 40 minute walk along an easy dirt path with some stairs along the way. You can find the pools along the rocky coastline to the left of the beach. Enjoy!

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Rock jumping or just a good old fashioned day at the beach

A family challenge is the best way of making memories.  Will you dare to jump or catch your first wave?

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Eat at Red Gum BBQ

Holidays are all about easy eating.  Red Gum BBQ has long tables, great food and excellent Texan vibe

Be yourself amongst friends, family and strangers and enjoy the most traditional Southern-style BBQ, this side of the equator. Where kindness & authenticity meat brilliant BBQ – Red Gum BBQ takes you on a journey to the Deep South.  Details

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Grab a burger at Spitfire Restaurant and Grill

Experience the Mornington Peninsula's biggest and best gourmet burgers at Spitfire Restaurant and Grill in Rosebud. Try our famous burgers and buffalo wings or just enjoy our specialty coffee while taking in the wartime memorabilia that fills our walls.  Full menu here

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Truemans Road Driving Range

“Best golf range on the Peninsula” and now, “Best pizza on the Peninsula”*

  • Family friendly venue
  • Woodfired Pizza (Vegan & GF options).  Frid/Sat & Sunday
  • Craft beer, local wine & cider
  • Undercover practice bays
  • Undercover lounge and dining area overlooking bays
  • Free golf clubs. Kids too!
  • Golf lessons with Peter Croker (PGA) or beginner lessons with Guy
  • Friday nights Twilight Golf
  • Indoor children’s play zone with arcade machine and toys

Full details here

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Mini Golf & Amazing Mazes at Boneo Discovery Park

Our professionally designed 18 Hole Mini Golf Course welcomes all ages and abilities.  Designed to challenge even the highest standard of golfer our 18 holes will have you chasing that ever-elusive hole in one!  With children teeing off on the red markers and adults playing off the blue the scene is set for an epic battle.  If you fancy yourself as quite the professional the black markers will be your starting point.  Unlimited rounds of Mini Golf are included in your entry price so a rematch to settle the score is no problem.

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Don't worry...all of our holiday homes have wifi!