Area Info for your upcoming Blairgowrie Holiday on Australia’s magnificent Mornington Peninsula
From rugged Back Beach to tranquil Bay, Blairgowrie stretches across a strip of the Mornington Peninsula between Sorrento and Rye. A charming hamlet, abundant in natural beauty, exciting water sports, and convenient shopping. Due to the narrow width of Blairgowrie, all holiday rentals are walking distance to both bay and ocean beaches (it takes only 25 minutes to walk from one side to the other).
Blairgowrie holiday rentals and holiday homes
Go Coastal properties are private, self contained entire home residences on the Southern Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia. Whether its views of the water, a private spa or swimming pool, open fire, alfresco dining with landscaped garden, modern luxury amenities or all of the above that you’re looking for, a Go Coastal Holiday rental can offer the perfect place in a fabulous location for your upcoming getaway. Catering to groups of guests, families with kids, couples, and even offering some pet friendly accommodation. Our holiday rentals have all the essentials for a fun filled beach holiday: from a fantastic kitchen to comfortable beds and luxury linen, family sized lounge rooms and free internet access to keep everyone entertained.
Long Stay Accommodation:
Long stay accommodation available through Go Coastal in Blairgowrie affords you time to settle in and fill your days at a leisurely pace. Give us a call to have a chat with us about our pricing options–the longer you stay the less you pay!
Working Holiday Accommodation:
Many Melbournites are leaving the rush of the city to escape into luxury and seaside charm while they work remotely. When searching Go Coastal for your next workation just add ‘desk’ to the available filters and peruse the options suitable for you. Choose from smart and comfy apartments or breezy, lux holiday homes where you can go for a dip in the pool, play some golf on the weekend and treat yourselves to a meal at one of the Mornington Peninsula’s top restaurants.
Enjoy a monthly stays discount available through Go Coastal at our luxurious Blairgowrie accommodation with a pool, comfortable beds and Netflix to keep the kids entertained.
Blairgowrie is the perfect place to hold a wedding and reception with plenty of luxury accommodation where guests can make a whole weekend of the celebration. Contact Go Coastal to organise group accommodation across several properties and enjoy a grouped stays discount! For some helpful hints see our article about getting married on the Mornington Peninsula.
Bay Beach/Front Beach on Port Phillip Bay: swim in the cool, calm waters at Cameron’s Bight, Koonya Beach, and Tyrone Foreshore which stretches between Blairgowrie and Rye Front Beach. Perfect for all ages as the sand bank remains shallow for about 200 metres.
Ocean Beach/Back Beach on Bass Strait: a local favourite is the Rock Pool in Bridgewater Bay along the magnificent Bass Strait. Best to head to the back beach at low tide which you can check via this link. Getting there: Take the St. Johns Wood walking track which ends in a fork, turn left and take the stairs down to the beach or continue along the walking track which will take you passed Pirate Bay Caves, Prickly Rocks, and Pearse’s Beach – approximately a 20 minute walk from Bridgewater Bay car park to Pearse’s Beach.
Shopping at Blairgowrie Village:
Just across from the beach, located on the corner of Point Nepean Road and St John’s Wood Rd, is a delightful strip of shops including a top quality butcher, local supermarket with fantastic deli, cafes, restaurants, fish and chips, and pizzeria.
How do you get to Blairgowrie?
Arriving at Airport:
It is possible to hire a car from either Tullamarine or Avalon Airport. Don’t forget to book ahead of time! We recommend Kangaroo Rentals. It is also possible to hire a car once you get to the Peninsula: Avis Car Hire in Rosebud is the closest place.
Blairgowrie is a breeze to get to by car from Melbourne. The quickest way (approx 1.5 hours) is to take the M11 (Mornington Peninsula Freeway). You can also take a scenic route out of Melbourne along the bay on State Route 33, then exit onto State Route 3 (Nepean Highway) and follow it until the Tyabb Rd exit (C782). Follow Tyabb to the end and then turn left onto Point Nepean Highway (C783).
It is possible to get to Portsea from Melbourne via a train and then a bus. Take the train to Frankston and then the 788 bus from Frankston and get off at the St. Johns Wood Rd stop. To view a map of the bus route follow this link. To get around the peninsula, see the public transport routes by following the link: public transport.
Things to do in and around Blairgowrie
Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron:
An accredited Discover Sailing Centre offering lessons to all ages, abilities and at an affordable price.
Mornington Peninsula National Park:
Explore many of the available walking trails with the sea peeking through tree covered hills and sparkling on the horizon.
Nestled between Sorrento and Rye:
Beautiful Blairgowrie is a quiet neighbourhood perfect for family holidays, but it is also conveniently close to everything the neighbouring townships of luxurious Sorrento and bustling, beachey Rye have to offer. Check out our Sorrento and Rye area info pages for more suggestions.
Public BBQ facilities:
Nothing says Australian holiday like a snag and tomato sauce on the beach! Head to the foreshore at Cameron’s Bight for a day on the beach with fully sheltered bbq facilities and picnic tables.
2989 Point Nepean Road, Blairgowrie, Victoria, 3942
Where to eat and drink in Blairgowrie
Booking holiday accommodation with Go Coastal is 20% cheaper!
Go Coastal makes booking Blairgowrie vacation rentals a breeze. We are a small, independent business and can guarantee fantastic customer service, prompt communication, and transparency. Securing a reservation directly through us is up to 20% cheaper than third party platforms such as Airbnb and booking.com.
Go Coastal Holidays also offers a range of accommodation throughout the Mornington Peninsula. Check out all our Accommodation options here, pop in your dates and number of guests, with the option to filter your price range and amenities, such as pool or close to beach, then hit search! Or head to our Hot Deals section for deals, discounts and specials on selected holiday accommodation.
Send us an email or give us a call any day of the week. The staff at Go Coastal are locals with a wealth of knowledge to help provide guests with a fantastic beach holiday. See our Go Coastal Like a Local articles here for tips about the many activities and attractions to enjoy on your visit to this magnificent coastal area.