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Hastings is the main commercial center of the Western Port and the general business district of Mornington Peninsula. The towne is located approximately 62 kilometers from Melbourne, between Frankston and Finders Roads, most easily accessible via car hire. The region includes the districts of Tyabb, Stony Point, Crib Point, Bittern, Somerville and Pearcedale.
Hastings was first known as King.s Creek. In 1860 it was named for Warren Hastings, the governor-general of India. Wool, apple orchards, meat and dairy farming and fishing are important to Hastings. industry, but tourism has by far the largest economic impact.
Tourists have discovered Hastings and its many tourist attractions, including a large, modern harbor and beaches for swimming and surfing. The Western Port Marina offers excellent fishing spots for diehard anglers and long Island Point is a center of Hastings industry, with a true measure of raw, industrial beauty. All of these one-of-a-kind destinations are best accessed by care hire service. But the beauty doesn't end there, Mullet street offers cruises and boat hire, as well as cycle and walking trails, and breathtaking views.
Another way to experience nature is the Mangrove Walk and Crib Point, with a path that begins at the marina, winding south to the Western Port and views of Sandstone and French Islands, crossing over mangrove swaps and concluding at Jacks Beach.
For those who prefer shopping to the natural wonders of hastings, a quick ride via car hire will take you back to the Hastings Street Market - open on Tuesdays and Sunday or the towne center, with a variety of shops, restaurants and bars.
If you're traveling, make haste to Hastings and find a place on the water that you'll never forget!