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  • Middle Brighton Breakwater will be closed to all public access while works are undertaken to repair holes and trip hazards on the breakwater surface. Works are scheduled to commence on 29 April 2019 with an expected completion date of 17 May 2019. at Middle Brighton Pier and Breakwater, Thursday 11 April, 2019
  • A partial replacement of lighting is currently planned for Middle Brighton Pier and Breakwater. These works are expected to occur in July 2019 and will replace the outer nine lights and poles with new LED lights. Please be aware that reliability of existing pier lighting may be affected until these works are complete. at Middle Brighton Pier and Breakwater, Friday 5 April, 2019
  • The Low Landing on Rye Pier is closed  until further notice. at Rye Pier, Thursday 28 February, 2019
  • Works to repair Kerferd Road Pier are underway and expected to be completed by the end of April 2019. The pier is a popular spot for recreational boating, fishing and sightseeing. These works will ensure the local heritage and character of the pier are preserved as an important feature on the Albert Park Foreshore for years to come. For more information visit Plans and projects. at Kerferd Road and Lagoon Piers, Tuesday 22 January, 2019
  • Mariners are advised maintenance dredging works along the entrance channel of Werribee River are now complete and depth has been restored to the channel. The freshly dredged sand may contain organic material such as seaweed giving it a dark colour and mild odour. This material will naturally return to a normal colour and lose any odour after a few days. See the latest Notice to Mariners No. 354 – 2018 (PDF). at Werribee South Jetty, Friday 7 December, 2018
  • Visitors are advised to avoid contact with water and sediments within Stony Creek Backwash and Stony Creek following a pollution event in August 2018. Please walk on designated paths and boardwalks when visiting Stony Creek Backwash. For more information, call the Williamstown office on (03) 8427 2139. at Stony Creek Backwash, Friday 2 November, 2018
  • Due to the recent Footscray factory fire, Stony Creek Backwash is closed to the public until further notice. Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) and Melbourne Water are warning people to avoid coming in contact with water from Stony Creek. Find out more. at Stony Creek Backwash, Friday 31 August, 2018
  • Access to the Stony Creek Backwash is restricted until late December 2018, including closures to pedestrian tracks and the boardwalk, due to Melbourne Water works on the North Yarra Deviation Sewer Relining project. For more information, please call the Williamstown office on (03) 8427 2139. at Stony Creek Backwash, Tuesday 17 July, 2018
  • A section of the Mornington Pier is closed for public safety until further notice due to storm damage. The majority of the pier remains accessible to visitors, including the lower landing. at Mornington Pier and Jetty, Monday 16 April, 2018
  • Due to storm damage the water under and around the pier is closed to diving and swimming. Following minor works to the jetty structure the upper deck and low landing of the pier are now open allowing for pedestrian and fishing access. Parks Victoria is continuing to progress the planning for future storm recovery works associated with the pier wave screens. at Mornington Pier and Jetty, Thursday 2 November, 2017
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Swimming

The piers and jetties of Port Phillip are popular destinations for a range of recreational activities including short walks, sightseeing, fishing, swimming, snorkelling and SCUBA diving.

These structures that connect the land to the sea are home to a fascinating and diverse range of marine plants and animals, waiting to greet those visitors willing to venture beneath the waves. 

Some activities may be restricted in some areas so please check signs at individual locations.

Take a relaxing sunset stroll, say hello to a seahorse or drop a line and catch a fish for dinner. Plan your visit to a pier or jetty today.

Piers and jetties

  • Altona Pier Public berthing is available on Altona Pier for up to 48 hours at a time (vessels should be attended). Other restrictions are detailed on Parks Victoria signs.Altona Pier has nearby…

  • Dromana Pier

    Dromana Pier Public berthing is available on Dromana Pier for up to 48 hours at a time (vessels should be attended). Other restrictions are detailed on Parks Victoria signs.

  • Fishing from Frankston Pier

    Frankston Pier Public berthing is available on Frankston Pier for up to 48 hours at a time (vessels should be attended). Other restrictions are detailed on Parks Victoria signs.

  • Kerford Road Pier

    Kerferd Road and Lagoon Piers Public berthing is available on Kerferd Rd Pier for up to 48 hours at a time (vessels should be attended). Other restrictions are detailed on Parks Victoria signs.…

  • Brighton Pier, January 2013 (Photo: Elizabeth Gleeson)

    Middle Brighton Pier and Breakwater Public berthing is available on Middle Brighton Pier for up to 48 hours at a time (vessels should be attended). Other restrictions are detailed on Parks Victoria signs.

  • Mordialloc-Pier

    Mordialloc Pier Mordialloc Pier extends 174 metres into Port Phillip, providing opportunities for fishing, temporary berthing or a pleasant walk with panoramic views. Located near to Beach Rd, the pier is a…

  • Mornington-Pier

    Mornington Pier and Jetty Mornington Pier was first built in the 1850s, providing a safe berth for steamships carrying holiday makers from Melbourne. It was was also a busy departure point for vessels carrying…

  • Artists impression of Portarlington Pier

    Portarlington Harbour Nestled on the edge of a sleepy coastal village, Portarlington Harbour is a popular destination offering an enjoyable day by the bay. Anglers fish from the new Portarlington Harbour, swimmers…