Visitor Guide

Beaches and Parks: All Listings 

Portsea Surf Beach

Beach Portsea Beach is one of Victoria's most popular and infamous beaches, being the site of regular iron-man contests, but also near the spot where Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared in the surf in 1967. Portsea is a popular summer beach with ...

AddressBack Beach Rd, Portsea
Arthurs Seat State Park

Arthurs Seat offers a spectacular panoramic view across Port Phillip Bay, Mornington and Bellarine peninsulas and on a clear day the view extends as far as the city skyline, the You Yangs and Mount Macedon. At 305m, this is the Peninsula’s highest po ...

AddressArthur Seat Rd
Point Nepean National Park

Point Nepean National Park in Portsea offers a unique opportunity to visit historical sites in one of Victorias most infamous National Parks. Closed for over 100 years, now open to public you can walk, ride a bike or take a guided tour along coastal ...

AddressDefence Road, Portsea
Blairgowrie Foreshore

Beach Blairgowrie is the first in a series of long, sandy beaches and wide sand flats that swing in a 24 km long, north facing arc from The Sisters to Martha Point. Most of the beaches are backed by a foreshore reserve, the Nepean Highway and Marine ...

AddressPt Nepean Road, Blairgowrie
Point Franklin

Beach Point Franklin is a Portsea bay beach. It is bordered by Commonwealth land to the west and Sorrento to the east, faces north and is 1 200 m long. The Nepean Highway and the town of Portsea parallel the back of the bay.  Waters are usually cal ...

AddressPt Nepean Rd, Portsea
Point King

Beach Point King is a 20 m high, calcarenite bluff, south of which lie two narrow strips of sand, fronted by 50 to 100 m wide sand and reef flats. The two beaches share the water with several boat sheds and private jetties. The beaches are very prot ...

AddressPt Nepean Road, Portsea
Shelley Beach

Beach Shelly Beach and Point Macarthur Beach lie between the 20 m high calcarenite bluffs of Point Franklin and Point King, with Point Macarthur forming the boundary. The Nepean Highway parallels both beaches and houses sit on top of the bluffs behi ...

AddressPt Nepean Road, Portsea
The Sisters

Beach Blairgowrie is the first in a series of long, sandy beaches and wide sand flats that swing in a 24 km long, north facing arc from The Sisters to Martha Point. Most of the beaches are backed by a foreshore reserve, the Nepean Highway and Marine ...

AddressPt Nepean Road, Sorrento
Camerons Bight

Beach Blairgowrie is the first in a series of long, sandy beaches and wide sand flats that swing in a 24 km long, north facing arc from The Sisters to Martha Point. Most of the beaches are backed by a foreshore reserve, the Nepean Highway and Marine ...

AddressPt Nepean Road, Sorrento
White Cliffs

Beach Rye Beach begins at White Cliffs and runs past the 300 m long Rye Jetty, almost due east for 4 km. A foreshore reserve backs the entire beach which, beside the popular jetty, has two boat ramps, a yacht club and a camping reserve. The beach is ...

AddressPt Nepean Road, Rye
Portsea Front Beach

Beach Weroona Bay is the Portsea bay beach. It is bordered by Commonwealth land to the west and Point Franklin to the east, faces north and is 1 200 m long. The Nepean Highway and the town of Portsea parallel the back of the bay. The one hundred met ...

AddressPt Nepean Road, Portsea
Rye Foreshore

Beach Rye Beach begins at White Cliffs and runs past the 300 m long Rye Jetty, almost due east for 4 km. A foreshore reserve backs the entire beach which, beside the popular jetty, has two boat ramps, a yacht club and a camping reserve. The beach is ...

AddressPt Nepean Road and Dundas St, Rye
Cheviot Beach

Beach Immediately west of London Bridge, the Mornington Peninsula National Park is separated from its western tip by 3.5 km of Commonwealth Land, which contains six beaches. All are platform beaches, consisting of narrow, high tide strips of sand. T ...

AddressPoint Nepean National Park, Portsea
London Bridge

Beach London Bridge is a well known, hollowed out sea stack that can be viewed from a lookout at the end of London Bridge Road. On either side of London Bridge are two high tide platform beaches, backed by 30 to 40 m high calcarenite bluffs and fron ...

AddressLondon Bridge Rd, Portsea
Portsea Surf Beach

Beach Portsea Beach is one of Victoria's most popular and infamous beaches, being the site of regular iron-man contests, but also near the spot where Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared in the surf in 1967. Portsea is a popular summer beach with ...

AddressBack Beach Rd, Portsea
Sorrento Back Beach

Beach Sorrento Ocean or Back Beach lies at the end of Ocean Beach Road, 1.5 km south of the bay side town of Sorrento. There is a large car park and a picnic area, as well as a new surf lifesaving club, on the bluffs behind the beach. The beach lies ...

AddressOcean Beach Rd, Sorrento