Visitor Guide

Walking Tracks

Follow your feet to otherwise unexplored nooks and crannies on the Mornington Peninsula Walk. Tackle the walk in its entirety, or embark on one of the shorter components for a view of the peninsula you won't get anywhere else. Emerge from rugged bush to deserted ocean beaches, or walk quietly past grazing kangaroos as you experience the diversity of the southern peninsula from bay to bush, cape to point on the Mornington Peninsula Walk.

Baldrys Walking Track

Depart from Baldry Crossing a rewarding walk that takes you through eucalypt forest. Peppermint, Messmate and Manna Gum are the dominant overstorey species.  There are several creek crossings, and the green, moist fern gullies are a welcome contrast ...

AddressBaldry Crossing, Main Ridge
Blowhole Track - Boneo

1.2km return from the car park at Boneo Road, where huge blue stone boulders meet the sea. The blowhole is at the end of Elephant Rock. Take care walking over the boulders and watch for large ocean swells.   

AddressBoneo Rd, Cape Schanck
Bushranger Bay Track - Cape Schanck to Main Ridge

Follow the Bushrangers Bay track from the eastern car park at Cape Schanck to see some of the best coastal scenery near Melbourne. The track finishes at Bushrangers Bay, a sandy beach formed by Main Creek and surrounded by basalt cliffs. The return w ...

AddressCape Schanck to Main Ridge
Coppins Track - Sorrento

Coppins Track starts at Sorrento Ocean Beach and winds 4 km along the clifftop to Diamond Bay. Take a walk through time, and discover some of the changes that have happened in the area during the last 100 years.

AddressSorrento, Victoria
Farnsworth Track - Portsea

The Farnsworth Track links Portsea Ocean Beach with London Bridge along the cliff tops. The track is 1.5 km long and takes 30-45 minutes to walk one way.Start at either London Bridge or Portsea Ocean Beach and walk one or both ways along the track. A ...

AddressPortsea, Victoria
Fingal Beach Track

From Fingal Picnic Area, the 3km track leads through dense ti-tree to lookouts over Bass Strait.

AddressFingal Picnic Area
Greens Bush Walk - Arthurs Seat

Situated between Arthurs Seat and Cape Schanck, Greens Bush is the largest remnant of bushland on the Mornington Peninsula.  The area contains a variety of vegetation communities and is a wildlife haven, making it an excellent place for nature walkin ...

AddressArthurs Seat to Cape Schanck
Lifesaving Track - Sorrento

This 11km track was constructed in the 1890s to provide better access to the coast after two devastating shipwrecks.  A number of lookouts provide breathtaking views down the coast, with good vantage points at the Bay of Islands, St Paul’s, Koonya Oc ...

AddressSorrento, Victoria
The Coastal Walk - Cape Schanck to Portsea

For those feeling more energetic, consider the 26km Coastal Walk which extends from Cape Schanck to London Bridge. See spectacular ocean views, hidden coves, rugged cliffs, tidal rock pools and dense coastal scrub.Arrow markers indicate the walking t ...

AddressCape Schanck to Portsea
Two Bays Walking Track

This longer walk, an excellent way to see Greens Bush, is a link in the 26 km bush corridor from Dromana to Cape Schanck. There are several highlights along the trail - eucalypt forest mixed with spectacular stands of grasstree (the taller grasstrees ...

AddressDromana to Cape Schanck