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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
Bridgewater Bay

Bridgewater Bay, Fowlers Beach and Montforts Beach lie in the Mornington Peninsula National Park, either side of Koreen Point. St Johns Wood Road runs 2 km straight from Blairgowrie to a car park behind the point. All three beaches are backed by 10 t ...

AddressSt Johnswood Rd, Blairgowrie
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
Cape Schank

Beach Cape Schanck can be reached along the walking tracks from Cape Schanck and Fingal Picnic Area car parks. The beaches are remnants of a once large beach, that supplied sand to the backing cliff-top dunes. Today they have been eroded down to the ...

AddressCape Schanck Rd, Cape Schanck
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
Diamond Bay

Beach Diamond Bay and St Paul's are two small pockets of sand lying at the base of 30 m high calcarenite bluffs. They are fronted by a reef and rock dominated surf zone. Diamond Bay Road and St Paul's Road both lead to car parks behind each beach. H ...

AddressDiamond Bay Rd, Sorrento
Fingal Beach

Beach The Fingal Beaches lie on the western side of Cape Schanck. They can be reached along the walking tracks from Cape Schanck and Fingal Picnic Area car parks. The two beaches are remnants of a once large beach, that supplied sand to the backing ...

AddressCape Schanck Rd, Cape Schanck
Gunnamatta Surf Beach

Beach Gunnamatta Beach is an exposed, high energy beach with a wide, rip dominated surf zone. It is located in the Mornington Peninsula National Park and is part of the 30 km long sandy and rocky coast that extends from Cape Schanck to Point Nepean. ...

AddressTruemans Rd, Fingal
Jubilee Point

Beach Diamond Bay and St Pauls are two small pockets of sand lying at the base of 30 m high calcarenite bluffs. They are fronted by a reef and rock dominated surf zone. Diamond Bay Road and St Pauls Road both lead to car parks behind each beach. How ...

AddressSt Pauls Rd, Sorrento
Koonya Beach

Koonya Beach is one of a number of wild and dangerous beaches on the Bass Strait coast of the Mornington Peninsula. The steep incline of the beach down to the often giant surf causes powerful undertows. Koonya is a very beautiful beach but is probabl ...

AddressHuges Rd, Sorrento
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
Pearce Road Beach

Beach Dimmicks and Pearse's Beaches are four small pocket beaches, each consisting of a steep, sandy, high tide beach. They are backed by 10 to 20 m high, dune covered calcarenite bluffs, and are fronted by near continuous rock and reef flats. The b ...

AddressPearce Rd, 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
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
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
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
Rye Ocean Beach

Beach Rye Ocean Beach lies 4 km due south of the more quiescent Rye Bay Beach. The beach is accessed via Sandy Beach Road, with a signposted road leading to a large car park. The beach is located inside the Mornington Peninsula National Park, and na ...

AddressSandy Beach Rd, Fingal
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
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
St Andrews Beach

Beach St Andrews Beach is named after the backing holiday settlement and can be reached via a winding route through the houses and dunes. This terminates at a small car park in the dunes above the centre of the 2 km long beach. The Mornington Penins ...

AddressBass Meadows Boulevard, St Andrews
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
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