Tour ID: 10054706
Visit the beautiful Mornington Peninsula for a relaxing and invigorating day at the natural thermal day spa – the Peninsula Hot Springs. Gain the benefits of soaking in the delightfully warm, mineral-rich springs before enjoying a delicious lunch and drinks at a popular winery. Then, visit the local famous maze garden before going to visit a local strawberry farm.
An early morning departure (approx. 7:15 am), Melbourne marks the start of an absolutely amazing day. You’ll be transferred in comfortable transport to Peninsula Hot Springs – a thermal mineral pool and spa that is surrounded by glorious natural foliage and has unbelievably beautiful views. You’ll be able to experience up to twenty different bathing experiences as a part of your Bath House admission, such as the thermal mineral spring pools, a beautiful Turkish steam bath (Hamam), an underground sauna, serene cave pool, a stimulating reflexology walk, a cold plunge pool, a family bathing area, massaging thermal mineral showers, lakeside pool and a unique and interesting bathing valley.
You’ll enjoy a relaxing two or three hours enjoying the facilities at Peninsula Hot Springs before drying off and transferring to a popular and local eatery for a scrumptious lunch and wine tasting. You’ll then have the chance to take in the stunning views from the Eagle Gondola at Arthur’s seat, before arriving at Sunny Ridge strawberry farm. Here, you’ll explore the famous, eco-friendly strawberry fields, try delicious strawberry products and even have a chance to pick your own(additional cost), seasonal Nov to Mar. Returning to Melbourne at around 6pm.
About the Hot Springs:
These amazing natural springs are fed from an underground aquifer, located 637 metres below the ground. From here, the 50°c water rises through a bore where it settles about 10 metres under the surface. It is then pumped up to the pools at a pleasant temperature of around 37°c to 43°c. Each pool is drained and cleaned every night, but the water is filtered and returned to the water table to ensure minimal impact on the natural cycle.
The water in the hot springs is sodium chloride bicarbonate rich. The potassium, calcium, magnesium and sodium ions create an almost neutral (only slightly acidic) pH level of 6.8, making the springs extremely beneficial. The trace minerals in the water absorbed through the skin, as well as the benefits of the heat, are responsible for helping with a number of medical conditions. These benefits include improved circulation, helping with hypertension and mild atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease and nervous system imbalances and much more.
* Bath House Bathing entry at Peninsula Hot Springs
* Delicious lunch.
* Friendly & informative tour guide.
Refreshments and snacks are at passengers own expense.
7:15 AM Mon, Thu, Sat
Tour operates Mondays, Thursday & Saturdays.
This provider offers our customers a courtesy transfer service from a select number of accommodations.
We pick up from selected hotels and hostels in inner city Melbourne prior to the departure time. Transfers must be pre-booked.
Please contact us at least 24 hours prior to departure using the details provided on your booking confirmation to confirm pick up location and time.
Swimwear and towel for the Peninsula Hot Springs, appropriate clothing for warm and cold conditions, Sunscreen, Water bottle, Hat and Camera.
Child rates apply for ages 0 to 15 years of age inclusive. Due to the duration of the tour we do not advise taking children under the age of 4. No refunds will be issued on day of travel for failure to declare infants.
Due to limited storage space and occupational health and safety requirements, we are unable to take prams and/or pushers on our vehicles.
We are able to provide an infant seat (0-3 years) or a child booster seat (4-8 years) free of charge. Please note we have only a limited number available each day and they must be pre-booked. Kindly include a request in the comments field of your booking requesting this if needed.
Luggage Restrictions: only small carry bags on one day tours (5kg).
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