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.
Things to do in Portsea
~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.
MAJOR EVENTS :
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.