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Rosebud is a beautiful town, located on the Mornington Peninsula, in the Victoria region of Australia. Only 75km car drive from Melbourne and 35km car drive from Frankston, Rosebud is a great place to visit.

In the past, Rosebud was also known as Banksia Point. Rosebud was originally founded in the 1850s and it was named after a cargo vessel owned by Edward Hobson. Since then, Rosebud developed dramatically, and now it is one of the most populated cities in the Peninsula.

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Best Time to Visit Rosebud

To enjoy this beautiful seaside town, it is considered best to visit from February to April when the temperature is mild and the peak tourism season has passed. At this time the days are still warm enough to enjoy a swim at the beach and there is less chance of rain so you can enjoy the great outdoors. 

Tips for Driving in Rosebud 

Rosebud is easy to travel to via the Nepean Highway and is just over an hours drive from Melbourne. Always drive when rested and for no longer than two-hours at a time without a break. It is generally 50km/h speed limit in built up areas and 100km/h on the highway. Always drive to the signposted speed limit. 

Top Attractions within Rosebud

Mobile Massage Pamper Session

If you feel stressed and you think you need rest and relaxation, the Mobile Massage in Rosebud is just waiting for you!

You can choose from three types of massages to suit your needs. You choose from their Relax Massage, Soothe Deep Tissue Therapeutic Massage, and the Bliss Pregnancy Massage. And whatever you choose will definitely make you feel like in heaven!

With the Relax Massage, you'll enjoy a stress relieving massage with aromatherapy for deepest relaxation. With the Soothe Deep Tissue Therapeutic Massage, you'll receive attention to the areas where you need it most. Flowing strokes, kneading and acupressure will soothe your tired and aching muscles. And the last but not least is the Bliss Pregnancy Massage which is specially designed to relieve back pain, leg pain, and swollen ankles.

The Rosebud Plaza is one of the major shopping centres of the region, where you can explore more than 70 stores by driving your car hire around. Besides them, visitors in their rental car will also find many supermarkets and dining options.

The Phillip Plaza is a sub-regional shopping centre that is consisted of around 30 specialty stores. The centre was renamed to Rosebud Plazain 2006, together with the opening of the centre's major development. It underwent a multi-million dollar extension that resulted to additional 40 stores!

In the Arthur Seat State Park, you can enjoy a pleasant one hour circuit walk to the Kings Falls, be mesmerized with the view of the bay and city skyline from the summit, or have a look at the sculptures of William Ricketts at the Seawinds Garden!

In the park, you can also enjoy other activities like bicycle touring, bird watching, bush walking, and mountain bike riding.

And yes, after a memorable experience in Rosebud, your darling will give you more than hugs and kisses.

Seawinds National Park is situated near Arthur's Seat and it is one of the most spectacular places that Rosebud has to offer for people with hire cars. Parking your rental car here, you will witness a great variety of wildlife and many endangered species, who live in the dense forests of the park. From up here you will also have an amazing view of Rosebud.

Hop in your car rental and move to the Gunnamatta Museum which is the place where you will get an insight into the culture and traditions of Rosebud. Featuring a great collection of jewelry, fossils and diamonds, this museum is definitely worth visiting with a car hire.

The Gunnamatta Beach and Trail Rides are located between Rosebud and Rye. Sports enthusiasts driving their car rental will find this place particularly interesting, because they will get the chance to practice many aquatic sports, including surfing, bodyboarding, sailboarding and waterskiing. At the Trail Rides you will also have the chance to take horsing lessons.

Park your car hire in Rosebud Picnic Park which is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing day with your family. There are numerous picnic and barbecue areas, as well as shops and other amusements. A great feature of this place is given by its 9-hole golf course.

Ace Hi Ranch is another great recreational place in Rosebud to visit in the luxury of a rental car. The ranch spans on 10 acres, where you will see a wide range of wildlife, including koalas, possums, emus, kangaroos and dingoes. With many facilities, this place is highly suited for fun activities.