Tyabb is a small semi rural town in the Mornington Peninsula, an hour south of Melbourne. It’s just a stone’s throw from all the local beaches and hot spots the Mornington Peninsula has to offer. Although small, there is a still a treasure trove of activities and places to see that make this town charming and worth a visit.
Explore Tyabb’s Antiquing Mecca
Tyabb is home to a plethora of antique stores filled with vintage delights and quirky knick knacks. The Packing House just opposite Tyabb train station boasts 5000m2 of antiques, retro, vintage and old wares. Enjoy the free entry and peruse to your heart’s content.
At the back of the antique complex is Miss Drew’s Bakery & Dog Cafe. Don’t be mislead, this retro inspired kiosk is for dogs only. Buy your pooch a treat to take home or bring them along for a luxurious experience.
On Mornington-Tyabb road lies The Vintage Shed, another great find for vintage clothes shopping. Compliment your style with some quirky shades or vintage leather shoes, you’ll be sure to find something unique here.
Go For An Enchanted Walk At Oliver’s Creek Bush Land Reserve
Dotted along the path are information boards where you an learn about the Australian native birds that populate this thicket of bush land. The walk is especially peaceful and pretty on a crisp autumn day. The leaves are always a vibrant green and the birds chirp alongside you. The creek is enchanting and makes you feel adventurous if you dare to explore the belly of its deep ravines.
Enjoy Brunch At MITCH & Co
The smell of coffee hits you as soon as you walk in the door to this industrial inspired cafe. Surely enough, you will soon realise you want to try everything on the menu. From takeaway lunches to sweet treats, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
The presentation of the plates are impeccable and you will definitely want to snap a few pics for your Instagram before you indulge in their delicious cuisine.
Drop In At Happy Pants 1459 For An Espresso And A Yoga Class
The cafe is a relaxing, warm environment. They provide healthy and homemade vegan food, nutrient packed smoothies and specialty hot drinks. Treat yourself to a healthy meal or raw dessert and then unwind with a vinyasa flow. This unique cafe is sure to give you some extra cool points.
Here they truly understand the practice and magic of Yoga. The teachers are warm and welcoming and they offer a variety of classes from Beginners Yoga, Vinyasa, Yin, Yin & Yang and Align classes. There’s something for everyone here, no matter what level you are!
Stop To Smell The Tyabb Roses
This family run business has been producing roses since it opened in 1988. They specialise in weddings but luckily also produce beautiful specialty arrangements of all kind.
Snap some gorgeous pictures for your Instagram or choose from a stunning variety of colours to freshen up your bedroom or just to make someone smile.
Ride Your Bike From Tyabb To The Hastings Foreshore
Start at the Tyabb Oval and follow the path along Frankston-Flinders road though tall pine trees and soon you’ll end up at the Hastings Foreshore Reserve. You may even see some pelicans. Stop to pet some dogs too, there’s sure to be plenty around in the leash free area of the park.
Further along the foreshore is Warringe Park with a sprawling and spectacular boardwalk that stretches through coastal, wetland, creek and woodland areas. These all have their own special values and create a wonderful day trip on your bike.