In need of some fresh air? We’re sure the answer is yes! Whether it’s clifftop, beachside, tree‑lined or open air that floats your boat, these are some of our regions best. These local walks range from hikes to strolls, with plenty of options from quick circuits to all‑dayers.

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Gunners Cottage to Fort Nepean Walk ‑ Point Nepean

A beautiful coastal walk that takes you to the very tip of the Mornington Peninsula ‑ it’s one for the history buffs, with local war‑time landmarks and winding cliff‑side paths to take in the views.

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Cape Schack to Bushrangers Bay Trail

Start by exploring the local lighthouse, and end at the picturesque Bushrangers Bay. This walk is part of the Two Bays Walking Track, and takes you through the bush toward the beach.

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Greensbush Walking Trail through National Park

Heading from Dromana to Cape Schank via Arthur’s Seat, this track is also part of the Two Bays walking trail. A bushy, but well formed path, it’s around 8km ‑ you might want a car at either end!

Waterfall Gully Walking Track, Arthur’s Seat

It’s all in the name! Walk the circuit through native bush on boardwalk, and enjoy the falls along the way. About a 1km trail, it’s the perfect afternoon stroll through cool Aussie landscapes.

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The Briars Circuit Walking Trails

There are a few options when it comes to walks at The Briars! Choose from the Wetlands Walk, Woodland Walk, Balcombe Creek Walkway or Harrap Creek Walkway for a few different lengths, path types and some that are even suitable for prams.

Need more excuses to get outside? Check out our guides to The Best Kid Friendly Outdoor Activities and Where to Picnic on The Ninch.