Portsea Surf Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)


Portsea Surf Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)

The consistent breaks of Portsea Surf Beach make it one of the best surf spots on the Mornington Peninsula. Catch a wave, explore the seemingly endless stretch of coast or relax on the sandy shore and admire the vistas across Bass Strait.

How to get there

Portsea Surf Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)



Need to know

Portsea Surf Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No camping
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No generators
  • No horses
  • Speed restrictions apply
  • Boating zones apply


  • Water hazards
    • Rough Surf
    • Strong currents
    • Deep water
    • Submerged obstacles
  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Uneven ground
    • Steep track
  • Animals and pests
    • Sharks
    • Snakes
    • Stingers

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Mushroom Reef Toilet Closure

Flinders Ocean Beach - Mushroom Reef public toilet has been closed due to a plumbing issue. Parks Victoria are seeking to have the issue resolved as soon as possible. The site will be closed from 17/5/21 to 1/7/21. The nearest alternative public toilets are Flinders town centre public toilets.

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