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The weather in Sorrento
Above are the weather conditions for Sorrento. January is the warmest month in Sorrento with average maximum temperatures of 26°. Conversely, July is the coolest month in Sorrento, with temperatures going under 5°. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is February.
Experience the best of Sorrento on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula
Sorrento is a beautiful, scenic seaside town nestled on the western tip of the Mornington Peninsula in Australia. This popular seafront holiday town offers travellers pristine beaches, breathtaking scenic walks, historic sights and buildings, dolphin cruises and a wide variety of outdoor activities. The main street has a casual relaxed atmosphere and is filled with coffee shops, pubs, bistros, restaurants, boutiques and galleries making it an ideal holiday destination for the whole family.
Indulge yourself in the town's gastronomical fare
Loquat is one of the town's best fine dining restaurants and offers a blend of both Australian and French cuisine. If you are looking for an Italian restaurant that serves both pizza and pasta then Itali.co is the place for you. On the other hand, if you are craving for a taste of both Eastern and Western culture, Sorrento Thai serves guests an eclectic mix of the freshest seafood, noodles, steaks and Western dishes.
Satisfy your craving for sweets at the Just Fine Food Delicatessen, a place that is popular with both locals and tourists for crafting the perfect vanilla slice. If you are a custard lover, the cafe offers experimental custard colors topped with unique touches. Head off to the Mubble Ice Creamery, an ice cream parlor famous for its extraordinary flavors and try their bestseller, the sinfully delicious Snickers flavor.
Journey back in time at the Sorrento Historic Walk
Immerse yourself in the town's fascinating history as you hike along on a popular local history trail that stretches for about 7km. Along the trail, you will come across an old tram line, an original settlement, a riveting museum and a graveyard. There are a number of historical buildings along he route such as the Whitehall Guesthouse, the Anchorage of George Coppin Holiday House and the Athenaeum Theatre. Notable structures include the Continental Hotel on the Ocean Beach Road and the Hindson House on the Nepean Highway, a two-story Classical Revival house which was the residence of a local magistrate in the late 1800s. St John's Church, a 19th century church built to a Gothic design, is another important example of local architecture.
Swim with the dolphins
Take the kids on an unforgettable holiday experience and meet these magical mammals. Polperro Dolphin Swims is a family-run business which offers regular tours that allow you and your little ones to meet and greet various species of dolphins such as the Burrunan and Bottlenose as well as Australian fur seals. The hosts are friendly and will meet guests near the ferry terminal of Sorrento Pier. Hop on a ferry to Queenscliff as you watch the beautiful sunset as well as get the chance to see the dolphins in their natural habitat.
Experience an unforgettable underwater adventure and take the kids snorkelling. They will love the crystal clear waters of Port Phillip Bay because the underwater visibility is perfect for snorkeling. The shallow waters by the pier are home to thousands of species of diverse marine life including the famous Weedy Seadragons. This strangely beautiful fish can only be found of the southern coasts of Australia and interestingly enough, the males are the ones who give birth.
Hike the Sorrento - Portsea Artists’ Trail
The Sorrento - Portsea Artists’ Trail is a coastal walk that links the two main settlements in town. The trail is often said to be an inspiration for many notable Australian artists for the past 150 years. It is said that the trail itself inspired the likes of Sir Arthur Streeton, John Perceval, Albert Tucker and Sidney Nolan. Pass by private coastal gardens, isolated beaches and, down where the trail splits in two, the Portsea and Sorrento lanes. If you want a little more adventure, hike on different trails on the Beach Coastal Walk, such as Millionaire's Walk and Diamond Bay.
Arguably one of the best beaches in the area, Sorrento's beach is clean and the waves are great for surfing. Meet the local surfing crowd who hang out near the pier. There are several water sports gear rentals available. If you are not keen on surfing, opt for the Sorrento pier and foreshore. Enjoy long strolls on this side of the beach as you revel in the sights and sounds of this charming town.
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