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Five of the best attractions around Bittern

5 of the best things to do in bittern

A rural coastal town nestled in a quiet pocket of the Mornington Peninsula, Bittern has plenty to see and do within a short drive. Here are five of the best spots to visit nearby.

Ocean and bay beaches

Bittern is an ideal spot from which to explore the surrounding coastline. Whether you’re keen to surf the ocean waves at Gunnamatta or enjoy a gentle bayside splash at Rosebud, there’s a beach to suit everyone.

Ashcombe Maze and Lavender Gardens

Get lost in Australia's oldest hedge maze, wander a beautiful circular rose maze and enjoy the year-round flowering Lavender Labyrinth, all set amongst 25 acres of world acclaimed gardens. Located in Shoreham, this famous Mornington Peninsula landmark is only a short drive down the road from Bittern.

Peninsula Hot Springs

A popular relaxation destination, the Peninsula Hot Springs offers mineral springs bathing, private spa experiences and dining, relaxation and accommodation packages. Down the road in Rye, Peninsula Hot Springs is a must-visit for anyone looking for a little luxury.

Cape Schanck

Get a taste of wild and rugged Bass Strait at Cape Schanck. Walk down the cliffside boardwalk to the rocky beach or take in the coastal views from the Cape Schanck Lighthouse.

Mornington Racecourse Market

Mornington’s popular craft market runs on the second Sunday of the month all year round. Shop for handmade and homemade crafts, local produce and enjoy a delicious meal from one of the food trucks while you’re there.