Sorrento Back Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)


Sorrento Back Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)

The spectacular amphitheatre-like setting of Sorrento Ocean Beach is the perfect summer escape. Explore sheltered rock formations, reefs and rockpools, some of which are large enough to swim in. Set out on a short walk through coastal heath and be amazed by the huge ocean vistas. 

How to get there

Sorrento Back Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)


BBQ - Electric/Gas

Need to know

Sorrento Back Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


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


  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
    • Rough Surf
    • Shallow water
    • Strong currents
    • Submerged obstacles
  • Animals and pests
    • Sharks
    • Snakes
    • Stingers
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
    • Slippery surface
    • Unstable cliffs

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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