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Breathtaking walk

The photos don't do the colors justice. It was a very hot day when we went but the colours of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Great view

Enjoying the quiet getaway at this beautiful location was amazing. Spacious room with great view... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
anastasia s
Thessaloniki, Greece
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All reviews cape schanck light house mornington peninsula stunning views car park pulpit rock rock pools fresh air day trip well worth the effort lighthouse tour great walk easy walk short walk rugged coastline walked down well worth the visit
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The photos don't do the colors justice. It was a very hot day when we went but the colours of the rock and coastline were so vivid and refreshing! It's low effort going up and down the boardwalk but be aware that quite a few...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoying the quiet getaway at this beautiful location was amazing. Spacious room with great view, host very helpful, breakfast more than enough. Only could improve on the cleanliness of room as it seemed shut for a while with even a few cob webs behind chairs...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank anastasia s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see on the peninsular but a big walk back up if you have a toddler, so be prepared to carry them out!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KristyJT72
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Twas a spitting and overcast day but the bursts of sunshine highlighted the spectacular coastal scenery here. From the carpark near the lighthouse you can take one of two tracks down to the start of the boardwalk, and then negotiate your way down quite a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Aglassortwo
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Positioned near the lighthouse, the boardwalk provides a scenic walk to the beach below The water is a frosty blue and sometimes one can see seals or dolphins playing in this area The rugged cliffs provide a stark beauty to the area A must for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lynette S
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

This is a must see when in the area. There is a very good carpark with toilets and a short walk to the boardwalk.From there you have a fantastic view of the coast and the beautiful colors of the rocks and lighthouse. You won’t be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ClubEight
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Had a lovely 10km hike along the 2 Bays Walk, which took in Cape Schanck & boardwalk. The weather was overcast with some drizzle, but still lovely. It was a weekend, so plenty of other people about. Clean toilets and parking area near the lighthouse/...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sar_Bear17
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Well-maintained walkway with stunning views of the light house and cape schanck. We went on a weekday in the off-peak season and it was fairly quiet. This is a must visit place if you're around mornington peninsula and only takes around 1-2hrs for a roundtrip....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LisaZh2013
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely easy walk along the boardwalk with beautiful views of the sea. Once you come to the steps tho it becomes wheelchair unaccessible. Their are public toilets at the car park and they have lighthouse yours but it was being renovated when we were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank raelene61
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Easy to travel down to from Melbourne. Only about 90 minutes from half of Melbourne. With the new RACV Cape Schanck resort close by coffee or lunch is a must. See the rugged cliffs and Bass Strait.It is a great one day visit for ant...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Philip L
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9 September 2018|
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Response from Tore D | Reviewed this property |
There is always the potential for jelly fish to be there. There are no rock pools at the Cape Schanck board walk area. Its a pretty rugged site even on a warm calm day you need your wits about you. Wandering off the board... More
12 March 2018|
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Response from cookie077 | Reviewed this property |
In some spots. I would advise researching this or chat to some locals. thanks
11 August 2017|
Response from jocD8721UQ |
Hi, you could contact Danielle at MP Experience who can create a custom tour. She is local and runs small groups on the Mornington Peninsula. Hope this helps.....jo