Activities and things to do in Sorrento

Our Sorrento accommodation is just a few minutes’ drive to this region’s most popular attractions. We’re midway between the bay and surf beaches, and you can walk to the beach and Sorrento shops in just 10 to 15 minutes. Top spots are:

  • The calm, white sand bay beach, perfect for swimming
  • The wild ‘back’ surf beach and cliff top walks
  • Sorrento’s stylish boutiques, galleries, cafes and excellent restaurants
  • Water sports including sailing, dolphin and seal swims, snorkelling and sea kayaking
  • Sorrento Golf Club
  • Peninsula Hot Springs
  • Car ferry to historic Queenscliff and the Great Ocean Road
  • Historic Point Nepean, for walks and cycling
  • Many other spectacular walks, including Sorrento’s famous Millionaires’ Walk along the cliffs.

Check out these suggestions and start planning your visit:


Peninsula Hot Springs is Victoria’s international award winning natural thermal mineralsprings, and day spa centre. The Bath House is Peninsula Hot Springs’ social, family-friendly bathing area. Experience over 20 globally-inspired bathing experiences including a cave pool, reflexology walk, Turkish’ steam bath (Hamam), underground sauna, cold plunge pools and hilltop pool, offering stunning 360 degree views of the region.

Open 7 days a week, just a 15 minute drive from the Motel.

Please visit the website for current specials, events and news. www.peninsulahotsprings.com


Port Phillip Bays’ original, family run, award-winning dolphin swim operation.

Polperro Dolphin Swims


Situated nearby in Rye. The adventures include horse-riding on the beach or along tracks through the bush. Rides range from 1 hour to a full day.

Gunnamatta Trail Rides

Activities and things to do in Sorrento

Our Sorrento accommodation is just a few minutes’ drive to this region’s most popular attractions. We’re midway between the bay and surf beaches, and you can walk to the beach and Sorrento shops in just 10 to 15 minutes. Top spots are:

  • The calm, white sand bay beach, perfect for swimming
  • The wild ‘back’ surf beach and cliff top walks
  • Sorrento’s stylish boutiques, galleries, cafes and excellent restaurants
  • Water sports including sailing, dolphin and seal swims, snorkelling and sea kayaking
  • Sorrento Golf Club
  • Peninsula Hot Springs
  • Car ferry to historic Queenscliff and the Great Ocean Road
  • Historic Point Nepean, for walks and cycling
  • Many other spectacular walks, including Sorrento’s famous Millionaires’ Walk along the cliffs.

Check out these suggestions and start planning your visit:

 


Peninsula Hot Springs is Victoria’s international award winning natural thermal mineralsprings, and day spa centre. The Bath House is Peninsula Hot Springs’ social, family-friendly bathing area. Experience over 20 globally-inspired bathing experiences including a cave pool, reflexology walk, Turkish’ steam bath (Hamam), underground sauna, cold plunge pools and hilltop pool, offering stunning 360 degree views of the region.

Open 7 days a week, just a 15 minute drive from the Motel.

Please visit the website for current specials, events and news. www.peninsulahotsprings.com


Port Phillip Bays’ original, family run, award-winning dolphin swim operation.

Polperro Dolphin Swims


Situated nearby in Rye. The adventures include horse-riding on the beach or along tracks through the bush. Rides range from 1 hour to a full day.

Gunnamatta Trail Rides



Departing from Blairgowrie, tours operate 7 days a week between the months of November and May. Tours range from 3 hours to all day or even a pre-dinner cruise.

Sorrento Sailing Escape


Situated approximately 25 minutes drive from Sorrento Beach Motel, Dromana Drive In provides an excellent form of entertainment for the whole family. Click on the link to find out sessions and times.

Dromana Drive-In


Walk it…. Bike it….. Ride it! – Visit the Mornington Peninsula National Park and its many nature trails. Highlights include native flora and fauna, historic military fortifications, spectacular views and more.

Point Nepean National Park



Sorrento is a private golf club. Some limited tee times are available to visitors and guests of members. For course access information contact the pro shop on (03) 5984 2626.

Sorrento Golf Club


Departs hourly all year round

Sorrento to Queenscliff Car & Passenger Ferry


Short walk to the beautiful village of Sorrento where you will find great restaurants, cafes, shops and galleries.

What to do in Sorrento



Currently under renovation.

The Baths Sorrento


International cuisine right here on the Mornington Peninsula.

Three Palms Café and Bar


Portsea Art Gallery is open 7 days a week. Featuring Australian cotemporary artists.

Portsea Art Gallery



Close to ocean and bay beaches as well as the Sorrento back beach.

Guided walking tours are available or self guided tours such as The Millionaires Walk and The Artists Trail.

Arthur’s Seat – The Mornington Peninsula’s best views of Port Phillip Bay.


Wineries


Mornington Peninsula Wineries

There are more than 50 cellar doors at vineyards in the hinterland and coastal regions. Check out the Mornington Peninsula Vignerons Association for more information, and for details on special wine events. (Winter Wine Festival held on the long weekend in June).

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Penguin Parade


Penguin Parade, Phillip Island, 90 minutes

Only 90 minutes from Melbourne, experience Victoria’s wildlife island featuring spectacular coastal scenery, charming heritage and an abundance of Australian wildlife. Visit the Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre, Churchill Island Heritage Farm, experience a spectacular Wild Ocean EcoBoat Tour to Seal Rocks, or drop by the free Nobbies Centre.

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MP Golf Tourism


MP Golf Tourism

Mornington Peninsula Golf Tourism – The Mornington Peninsula is an easy 60 minute drive from Melbourne. This rugged coastal area provides perfect links conditions as well as traditional tree lined classics providing exceptional golfing experiences.

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The Great Ocean Road


One of the world’s great journeys

Travel the Great Ocean Road and beyond for one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives, and see the 12 Apostles, iconic surf breaks and waterfalls. Experience a diverse array of things to see and do in the region, from outdoor activities such as surfing, scuba diving and sea kayaking to arts, cultural and heritage attractions. Admire the stunning coastline on the Great Ocean Walk and enjoy fine dining, local winemakers and fresh produce along the way.

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Just Relax


Sorrento Front Beach
Relax on the beautiful front bay beach, very safe and plenty to see and do.

Sorrento Surf Beach
Surfing, fishing, snorkeling, exploring or simply sunbath and relax with a book.

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Restaurants and Cafes in Sorrento

Cafe/Restaurants/Bars in Sorrento

There are plenty of dining options in Sorrento. Cafes, Restaurants, Bars, Pubs, and more..