Mornington Peninsula National Park
Change of conditionsAdd change of condition
- The coastal section of the park between St Paul's Beach and Diamond Bay is unsafe for swimming, diving and fishing as there is an increased risk of sharks due to a whale carcass in the area. at Mornington Peninsula National Park, Thursday 30 November, 2017
- Beach access to St Pauls Beach, Sorrento, is closed for public safety until further notice due to unstable cliffs. at Mornington Peninsula National Park, Friday 23 June, 2017
- Dogs are now banned in the Mornington Peninsula National Park to provide greater protection for the park’s vulnerable fauna, particularly the endangered Hooded Plover. More information at Mornington Peninsula National Park, Thursday 30 March, 2017
- Established:December 1975
This narrow strip of coast and bushland offers a wonderful blend of natural scenery and fascinating historic features and is popular for swimming, walking, picnics and nature study, as well as surfing at ocean beaches like Portsea, Sorrento and Gunnamatta.
It includes all of the ocean coast between London Bridge and Bushrangers Bay, plus a stretch from Stockyard Creek to Flinders, and also an area north of Cape Schanck called Greens Bush.
Dogs are not permitted in the park.
Location and access
The park is 90 kilometres south of Melbourne. Most access roads are signposted from the Point Nepean Road. The eastern part of the park, including Cape Schanck, can be reached from Boneo (Rosebud-Flinders) Road.
There are a number of options for your wedding ceremony or wedding photography in the beautiful Mornington Peninsula National Park.
Upon enquiry, we suggest you visit the park to view and select the site where you would like to have your ceremony.
For more information read:
Aboriginal Traditional Owners
Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters. Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria
There are no upcoming events at this location.See What's On elsewhere. List an event Plan an event
Popular things to do
Cape Schanck Cape Schanck offers stunning landscapes; the mystery of dramatic volcanic features, unspoilt and wild beaches and scenic walking tracks with…
Sorrento Back Beach Sorrento Back Beach is located around 1.5km south of the town of Sorrento. The beach is a popular location for…
Fingal Picnic Area Enjoy a picnic in the peaceful Fingal Picnic Area located two kilometres north of Cape Schanck. This area was subdivided…