Local Attractions


Whether you’re a couple looking to escape the hustle and bustle, yearning for the perfect environment to relax and take it easy, Or you’re a young family looking for some excitement, the Morning peninsula is the perfect holiday destination.

Looking to completely relax?

Stay at Moody’s and you won’t need to get back into your car until you are on your way home. The village so close you’ll be able to stroll there within minutes, and the foreshore is directly across the road for those early (ish) morning walks along the beach. If a completely “do nothing” break is on the agenda you’ll definitely enjoy your stay. While your day away relaxing at one of the many local  café’s and chatting with locals at the sea side village of Blairgowrie.

  • Boats are available for hire near by so have a quite day, or Enjoy a chattered fishing excursion
  • Beach Activities
  • Lunch at the yacht club looking over the picturesque bay

Looking for a little rejuvenation?

If you are looking to see more of what the peninsula has to offer but at your own pace? Moody’s motel is positioned perfectly.

 Located at Blairgowrie, and neighboring historic beach holiday towns such as Sorrento, Portsea and Rye, makes Moody’s central to everything, and the perfect place to base yourself for that well earned break.

Within a 15  minute radius of any direction you’ll find dozens of things to do, expand that to 30 minutes and your options increase exponentially. A short trip in the car and you can visit

Got kids & looking to do stuff?

The peninsula has so much to offer whether your family is young or grownup. Stay at Moodys and you won’t need to bother about packing the car each time you take off because everything is so close.  Here’s just a few things you and the crew can do.

      • Visit world war 1 and 2 forts on the  entrance to port Phillip bay 
      • Self operated Boat hire for you and the kids
      • Water sports galore with safe bay beaches and renowned surf beaches.
      • Horse Trail rides along bush and beach treks.
      • Award winning dolphin swim eco tours
      • Walking tracks galore. Choose between dozens of bush and beach tracks.
      • Ferry trips to Queenscliff.
      • Tour the Cape schanck light house