the great outdoors in melbourne's south
We are very fortunate to have some pretty awesome outdoor treasures at our doorstep, some beautiful lakes, beaches, nature spots and heaps of animal adventures for the whole family to enjoy. Mamma has a handful here to provide you with all the inspiration you need to get you out of the house they include a handy map, making it easier to uncover something new for you and the crew to enjoy.
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Did you know that you can hunt for real life fossils, right here amongst the picturesque cliffs of Beaumaris?
There really is something so magical here. It’s a mixture of the white sand, the red caves and those huge cliffs - accompanied by the sound of the crashing waves - pure HEAVEN.
We love a visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria. Such a tranquil slice of paradise, right on the doorstep of the city we all love. There is always plenty to discover when visiting the Gardens, you really can’t tackle it ALL in one go. BUT Mamma wants you to find Fern Gully.
With black sand and cliffs, this is truly such an amazing spot.
The perfect place for a road trip!
Get set for truly breathtaking scenery!
This marine sanctuary is home to many waterbirds - even ducks and swans at times - starfish, crabs, fish and pelicans!
Walk along the boardwalk surrounded by a lake and all sorts of flora and fauna - it is FREE, dog-friendly (on-leash) AND pram friendly.
This fully fenced in FREE children's garden is an absolute perfect picnic spot for a mother's group or family outing!
Pack your picnic basket and prepare to spend a few exploring these tranquil gardens!
Use this Beach Report and keep this link and website handy over summer!
Half moon bay is simply a little slice of heaven!
The Nobbies sit at the southern tip of the fabulous Phillip Island but you feel like you could be at the edge of the earth.
Mamma says when the tide is out on a hot summer's day you can't beat these pristine rock pools for a delicious refreshing swim.
Are you ready to experience something truly spiritual and incredible?
Have you walked the Solar System trail - smack bang in the middle of St Kilda? If not, you're in for a treat!
This is such an iconic spot in St Kilda. Mamma loves this whole area - the Pier makes a great central meeting spot to begin a day of fun! T
Mamma wants to sing about this place to everyone it is so la la la lovely!
The Australian Garden as part of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Cranbourne is a stunning destination to the explore with the entire family. Pack a towel - you will certainly want to have a paddle!
There are so many adventures waiting to be had at these idyllic gardens. From the conservatory with it's ponds and pathways, the rose garden and huge hedges and of course the playground
We are soooo lucky to have this amazing place at our fingertips.
Over 16 hectares of lush ti tree bush-land to uncover 100 weird and wonderful pieces of art, hidden amongst the bushes. Perfect picnic spot to let the kids imaginations run wild.