Area Info for your upcoming Rosebud Holiday on Australia’s magnificent Mornington Peninsula
The best of both worlds, this area is perfect for young families visiting the Mornington Peninsula. The Rosebud township bursts with energy and popular amenities: offering shopping plaza, supermarkets, cafes, and restaurants, all within walking distance to the foreshore. Nestled right next to all the adventures of Arthurs Seat State Park and within a short drive to hot springs, this coastal area feels spacious without being remote, striking the ideal balance of a country and town lifestyle. Enjoy a Rosebud welcome with a perfect holiday letting price to make that fun filled holiday affordable.
Rosebud holiday rentals and holiday homes
Go Coastal properties are private, self contained entire holiday house or apartment residences on the Southern Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia. Whether its views of the water, a private hot tub or swimming pool, alfresco dining with garden, air conditioning, 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 adults, families with children, couples, and even offering some pet friendly rentals. Our holiday houses have all the essentials for a fun filled beach holiday: from a fantastic kitchen to comfy beds and luxury linen, family sized lounge rooms with fireplace and free internet access to keep everyone entertained.
Long Stay Accommodation:
Long stay accommodation available through Go Coastal in Rosebud 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 flats 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 and family friendly Rosebud accommodation with a pool, comfortable beds and Netflix to keep the kids entertained.
The Mornington Peninsula 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!
How do you get to Rosebud?
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.
VisitingRosebud is a breeze from Melbourne by car. The quickest way (approx 1.5 hours) is to take the Mornington Peninsula Freeway. You can also take a scenic route out of Melbourne along the bay on State Route 33 and Nepean Highway.
It is possible to get to Sorrento from Melbourne via train and then bus. Take the train to Frankston and then the 788 bus which stops along Point Nepean Road in Rosebud, to view the map follow this link. There is also public transport around the peninsula.
Taxis and Ubers:
Its easy to catch a taxi to Rosebud from the city but they are less available for getting around the peninsula.
Things to do in and around Rosebud
Cable Ride on the Arthurs Seat Eagle: Take your mountain bikes up on the Eagle and ride them through the trees back down the hill, book a picnic package for the family, or just buy a ticket and enjoy the views over Port Phillip Bay.
Tree Surfing at Enchanted Adventure Garden
The Bay Beach provides safe swimming along the long stretch of sandy shoreline and Rosebud, pier stretching 300m into inviting water, is a popular spot for snorkelling. With access to parkland, picnic areas with public bbq and a foreshore playground bubbling with fun.
Rosebud Foreshore Playground: Got little ones with a whole lot of holiday energy to burn? Bring all that summer excitement to Rosebud Foreshore Playground, a multi-level children’s paradise on the sandy shores of one of the Peninsula’s most beautiful family beaches. Infused with nature and a whole lot of opportunities for fun, this play-haven is perfect for both small and big kids, with swings, slides, a flying fox, rope-climbing, tunnels and loads more for every little explorer.
Arthurs Seat State Park and Seawinds Gardens: Indigenous gardens, playspace, picnic area, and look out spots. We recommend the McKellar and Kings Falls Circuit, about 2.5 hours out and back. Park the car at the Seawinds Garden carpark and take the track through native bushland toward Waterfall Gully and Kings Falls (best during wetter seasons).
Bay Trail Walking Track: a 30km walking and cycling trail stretching along the edge of Port Phillip Bay from Safety Beach, through Rosebud, all the way to Portsea.
Historic tour at McCrae Homestead: built using local materials and primitive techniques. Book a tour for the entire family for $27 and explore the past with the McCrae family’s 19th century heirlooms and home.
Peninsula Garden Bushland Reserve: Peninsula Garden Bushland Reserve is a meandering natural habitat brimming with native flora and fauna, which can be easily accessed via Jetty Road. The Mornington Peninsula Koala Conservation organises walks through the reserve where you’ll be sure to spot one of Australia’s most beloved cuddly tree-huggers and meet some fellow nature enthusiasts along the way.
Austplant Native Plant Nursery: be amazed by the collection of native flora, sculptures and breathtaking garden design. Book a free tour with Glen to learn more about the Aussie flowers and plants, and take home tips for landscaping your garden – free of charge!
Sound Bar, Capel Sound: Sound Bar boasts a warm interior with a stage tucked in the back corner and a front section under-cover with gas heaters a-plenty for those colder nights. Local acts year-round, see who’s coming up via the link.
Where to eat and drink in Rosebud
- The Milbri
- The Hideout Eat Drink Play
- The Pier Cafe & Greek Restaurant
- Unica Cucina E Caffe
- Sound Bar
Booking holiday accommodation with Go Coastal is 20% cheaper!
Go Coastal Holidays makes booking Rosebud holiday accommodation a walk in the park. We are a small, independent business and can guarantee fantastic customer service and prompt communication. Securing vacation rentals directly through us is up to 20% cheaper than third party platforms such as Airbnb and booking.com which charge commission.
Shoot 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 all guests with a fantastic beach holiday in this great location. We are more than happy to share tips about the many activities and attractions to enjoy on your visit to this magnificent coastal area.