Rest at Rye holiday accommodation is in a convenient location to be able to visit many other places nearby during your stay. Here is a roundup of our favourite day trips from Rest at Rye.

1. Flinders

Located on the southern tip of the Mornington Peninsula, Flinders is just a half an hour drive from Rest at Rye holiday accommodation. Find historical buildings, antique shops, fine art galleries and of course, rugged coastline and beaches.

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2. Queenscliff

You can easily take the ferry from Sorrento to visit Queenscliff. It takes around 1 hour 20 minutes each way. In Queenscliff, you will find historic monuments such as Fort Queenscliff – one of the country's largest and best preserved military forts and Queenscliff Historical Museum – exhibiting material related to the region and its pioneers.

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3. Phillip Island

Phillip Island is a popular holiday destination. It's around 24km long and 9km wide and dates back to 1842. Most people visit Phillip Island to enjoy its swimming and surf beaches, unique wildlife and to spot penguins who make their journey along the beach at sunset. From Rest at Rye, it's a 1 hour 45 minute drive to Phillip Island.

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4. Lorne

Lorne is a popular beach tourist resort town, located on the famous Great Ocean Road. It takes about 2 hours 45 minutes to drive to Lorne from Rest at Rye. As well as beaches, Lorne has the mountainous and bushy Otway Ranges and the Great Otway National Park which offers many bushwalking tracks. Erskine Falls are located within the park, around 8 km from the centre of town. 

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5. Mornington Peninsula Wineries

The Mornington Peninsula region is renowned for wine, so why not take a day to visit some of the popular wineries in the area. There are plenty to choose from, starting from as close as 10 minutes away.