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Inside the cave
from Silvia Tomarchio
 
Selfe at Pearces Beach
from Silvia Tomarchio
 
Cape Schanck
from www.gowildimages.com
 
Bushrangers Bay
from Rob Hackett
 
Pulpit Rock and Pebble Beach
from www.gowildimages.com
 
Spray Point boardwalk
from Parks Victoria
 
Picnic shelters at Sorrento car park
from Parks Victoria
 
Mushroom Reef at low tide
from Parks Victoria
 
View of Mushroom Reef from King Street
from Parks Victoria
 
Diamond Bay
from Parks Victoria
 
View to the west from The Blowhole car park (
from Parks Victoria
 
Flinders Ocean Beach - Mushroom Reef (photo:
from Parks Victoria
 
Sorrento Back Beach from Coppins track (photo
from Parks Victoria
 
Sorrento Back Beach from Coppins track (photo
from Parks Victoria
 
Parks Victoria Junior Ranger Rockpool Ramble
from Parks Victoria
 
Rock pools at low tide (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
London Bridge at low tide (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Hang gliders at London Bridge (photo: Kim Cot
from Parks Victoria
 
Fishing near Gunnamatta
from Parks Victoria
 
Bridgewater Bay (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Bridgewater Bay (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Koonya at low tide (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Looking towards Spray Point from Koonya Ocean
from Parks Victoria
 
Pink Fairy Orchids, Greens Bush (photo: Kim C
from Parks Victoria
 
Flowering Grass Trees after fire, Greens Bush
from Parks Victoria
 
Greens Bush (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Lookout on Fingal circuit walk (photo: Kim Co
from Parks Victoria
 
Cape Schanck boardwalk (photo: Mornington Pen
from Parks Victoria
 
Cape Schanck (photo: Mornington Peninsula Tou
from Parks Victoria
 
Cape Schanck circuit walk (photo: Mornington
from Parks Victoria
 
Portsea Ocean Beach, lower car park (photo Ki
from Parks Victoria
 
Portsea Ocean Beach (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Bushrangers Bay (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Bushrangers Bay from walking track (photo: Ki
from Parks Victoria
 
Brisgewater Bay (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Diamond Bay (photo: Mornington Peninsula Tour
from Parks Victoria
 
Cape Schanck Lighthouse (photo: Mornington Pe
from Parks Victoria
 
Fungi (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Fungi (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Revegetation at King St (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Flinders coast (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Coastal view (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Spot the echidna (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Coastal vegetation (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Rockpools (photo: Kim Cott)
from Parks Victoria
 
Bay of Islands lookout (photo: Jess Mackay)
from Parks Victoria
 
Bay of Islands lookout (photo: Jess Mackay)
from Parks Victoria
 
London Bridge (photo: Jess Mackay)
from Parks Victoria
 
Sorrento Ocean Beach (photo: Jess Mackay)
from Parks Victoria
 
Coppins Track
from Parks Victoria
 
Coppins Lookout (photo: Jess Mackay)
from Parks Victoria
 
Barbeque
Fishing
Hang gliding
Horse riding
Medium walk / Day walk
Picnicking
Short walk
Sight-seeing
Snorkelling/SCUBA Diving
Surfing
Swimming

Popular visitor areas include the historic Cape Schanck lighthouse precinct, the ocean beaches of Sorrento and Portsea, the rugged Flinders coastline and walking tracks through the wildlife haven Greens Bush.

Barbecue facilities are provided Fingal Picnic Area (near Cape Schanck) and Sorrento Ocean Beach. Kiosks operate at Sorrento and Cape Schanck and takeaway food is often available during summer holidays at Gunnamatta and Portsea.

  • mornington - cape schanck

    Cape Schanck Cape Schanck offers stunning landscapes; the mystery of dramatic volcanic features, unspoilt and wild beaches and scenic walking tracks with spectacular ocean views. It is also a site of rich…

  • horseriding

    Horse riding Horse riding is a popular activity in the rural areas of the Mornington Peninsula. As a way of catering for horse riding in the Mornington Peninsula National Park, a small…

  • walking - coast

    Walking Walking tracks have been built along most of the coastline from London Bridge to Bushrangers Bay, and through Greens Bush. Arrow markers outline walking tracks. Orange markers indicate longer through…

  • mornington - fingal coastline

    Fingal Picnic Area Enjoy a picnic in the peaceful Fingal Picnic Area located two kilometres north of Cape Schanck. This area was subdivided for housing but was re- purchased by the government from…

  • mornington - sorrento back beach

    Sorrento Back Beach Sorrento Back Beach is located around 1.5km south of the town of Sorrento. The beach is a popular location for activities such as surfing, swimming, walking and exploring the rockpools…

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    surfing

    Portsea Ocean Beach This popular beach is a great location to explore the national park’s wide sandy beaches and naturally weathered cliffs. Popular activities include surfing, swimming, walking and ocean fishing. The beach…

  • mornington - koonya

    Koonya Ocean Beach This open sandy beach is popular for surfing, fishing and sunbathing. Facilities include two car parks, a lookout and a toilet block at the end of Hughes Road. The beach…

  • mornington - coast

    Pearces Beach A secluded sandy beach accessed via a small car park at end of Pearse Road.

  • mornington - koonya

    Spray Point The spectacular headland provides views over Koonya Ocean Beach to the east and back towards Diamond Bay in the west. The walking track is accessed from a small car park…

  • mornington - teatree creek

    Tea Tree Creek A pleasant 600m track leads from the car park on Boneo Road to the rugged pebbled beaches of Cairns Bay. The walk follows Tea Tree Creek and passes through a…

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