VicParks 2023 Bob and Shirley Murray Community Partnerships Award Winner!

2023 BOB AND SHIRLEY MURRAY COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS AWARD  VicParks CEO Scott Parker congratulated Amberlee Family Holidays and the Neary family for winning the 2023 Bob and Shirley Murray Community Partnerships Award. “The VicParks Awards allow us to recognise excellence and achievement across our member parks and the dedicated and hard-working people like the Neary family who strive to provide the best possible holiday and residential lifestyle experiences,” Scott said. The awards were presented at a gala dinner following the 2023 VicParks Conference, which brought together more than 260 delegates and exhibitors in Ballarat from 14 to 16 August with a [...]

By |September, 1st 2023|

Let’s End Youth Homelessness on the Mornington Peninsula, Together!

We’re proud that this year will be our 39th year providing a place to stay and play on the Mornington Peninsula. However, as the Peninsula has gained popularity as a holiday destination, some of the most vulnerable residents have been left without a roof over their head. As of 2023 it’s estimated that over 1,000 people are homeless on the Peninsula every night. But what can we do about homelessness? For almost 15 years now we’ve had a connection to the Lighthouse Foundation and their Springvale home. They provide a young person with a place to stay while they support [...]

By |April, 3rd 2023|

Handcrafted Cheese at Main Ridge Dairy

Did anybody say cheese? If you’re looking for the finest handcrafted cheese on the Mornington Peninsula, look no further than Main Ridge Dairy. Known as the pioneers of cheese production on the Peninsula, Main Ridge Dairy has been handcrafting award-winning goat cheeses since 2001. Proudly Australian made and owned, all their cheeses are made from 100% farm fresh milk from their own herd of goats. The 130-acre property, which is located just 90 kms from Melbourne CBD, presents the ideal climate for rich pastures of nutritious grasses to be enjoyed by their goats. The Main Ridge team takes pride in [...]

By |February, 14th 2023|

Discover Mornington Peninsula’s Finest Fresh Produce at Hawkes Farm

Located in Boneo on the Mornington Peninsula, Hawkes Farm is a family-run business offering a variety of fresh produce. Here you can find not only their products but a handpicked selection of the finest local produce you can find all over the Mornington Peninsula. The Farmgate Store and Food Truck The Farmgate Store carries a wide range of fruits, vegetables, and other gourmet products from all over the Peninsula, including brands such as Johnny Ripe pies, Boatshed Cheese, Mumma Made jams, Little Acre tomatoes, Rye Sourdough bread, Cape Schanck Olive Estate olive oil, Red Hill Truffles truffle products & Fresh [...]

By |May, 6th 2022|

Mushrooms and Truffles Picking at Main Ridge and Red Hill

Mushroom picking has become one of the most popular things to do on the Mornington Peninsula. If you’re looking for something new to do and want to go on an adventure, you can try foraging for various types of mushrooms and truffles. Head over to Main Ridge and Red Hills to experience the thrill of the hunt! Main Ridge Truffles Established in 2010, Main Ridge Truffles is a local family-owned business known for growing some of the finest truffles on the Peninsula. Surrounded by vineyards, orchards, and rolling hills, Main Ridge produces world-class truffles including black Victorian winter (Périgord) and [...]

By |July, 9th 2021|

Meet the Farm Animals at The Big Goose

The Big Goose is one of Mornington Peninsula’s most popular attractions offering several attractions and activities for the kids and kids at heart. The farm has a combination of animals and indoor/outdoor play areas, which is perfect for a family day out, school trip, or even birthday parties! As you explore, you will learn about the different farm animals and their breeds. They have chickens, cows, lambs, and goats. They even have baby animals for you to meet such as piglets, chicks, rabbits, and calves. Apart from seeing meeting these love creatures, you’ll also get a chance to experience old-fashioned [...]

By |March, 25th 2021|
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