Mornington Peninsula National Park
Change of conditionsAdd change of condition
- Access along a section of the Bridgewater Bay coastal track is temporarily restricted due to recent cliff collapse leading to unstable cliffs and potential for further rock falls. Please use the alternative route to access the beach from the eastern section of the coastal walk. Visitors can still access the beach and rock pools via the staircase located near the St Johns Wood road access point. at Mornington Peninsula National Park, Friday 4 January, 2019
- Access near the London Bridge arch is temporarily restricted due to recent cliff collapse leading to unstable cliffs and potential for further rock falls. at Mornington Peninsula National Park, Wednesday 8 August, 2018
- Beach access to St Pauls Beach, Sorrento, is closed for public safety until further notice due to unstable cliffs. at Mornington Peninsula National Park, Monday 19 February, 2018
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.
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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
An annual 30km or 60km team trekking challenge along the Mornington Peninsula’s stunning coastline raising money for the Fred Hollows Foundation.Hosted by Wild Women on Top, it’s one of the most picturesque endurance events in Australia, including ocean and bay beaches, headlands, cliff tops, bush tracks and local street networks…
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