Mornington Peninsula Victoria Australia Accommodation and Information


Portsea Victoria 3944 Australia  Pop. : 330


Location : 115 kilometres south of Melbourne

Portsea is situated at the tip of the Mornington Peninsula. It the end of the road location and cathedral-like canopy of trees sets the scene for the million dollar mansions inhabited on weekends and during holidays by Melbourne’s rich and famous.


~Enjoy cliff-top walks and stunning views

~ Swim at a safe bay beach or take to the surf at an ocean beach where surfing and iron man competitions are held

~ Explore the remains of Victoria’s coastal defence at Fort Nepean or visit the Quarantine Station Museum

~ Find out why Portsea is such a popular scuba diving location

~ Play a round of golf at Portsea Golf Club

~ Enjoy a balmy summer night with dinner and a drink on the lawns of the historic Portsea Pub.


Portsea Pro-Am classic – early January

Pier to Pub Swim – January

Melbourne to Hobart/Melbourne to Devonport yacht races – January

Portsea Swim Classic – January.

Directions: Portsea is approximately 1.5 hours from Melbourne via the Nepean Highway or take the ferry across the bay from Queenscliff to Sorrento Portsea is a 5 minute drive north-west of Sorrento.