Council is currently in Caretaker Period until 24 October 2020.
The Mornington Peninsula is currently under Stage 4 restrictions which include a curfew from 9pm to 5am. Face coverings continue to be compulsory.
Learn more about foreshore camping on the seaside of Rosebud, Rye and Sorrento, our office hours, how to book and more.
What you need to know before you camp: the Conditions of Camping apply to Rosebud, Rye & Sorrento Foreshore Reserves, campers must ensure that they are familiar with them.
The Shire manages camping along the natural foreshore reserves with beach access in Rosebud, Rye and Sorrento. These locations are great for recreational activities.
The largest of our three camping reserves, Rosebud’s foreshore camp sites stretch 10km along the sparkling water of Port Phillip Bay on the Mornington Peninsula
The Rye foreshore camping reserve has a prime position along 2km of white sandy beaches and turquoise waters on the Mornington Peninsula with 174 camp sites.
The Sorrento foreshore campgrounds have approximately 150 sites and are located next to the Sorrento Yacht Club, approximately 800m from the town of Sorrento on the shores of Port Phillip Bay
Foreshore camping locations, contact details and information for non-Shire managed foreshore camp sites on the peninsula.
Enquire about booking a foreshore campsite.
If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact us through the National Relay Service.
Visit: National Relay Service
TTY/voice calls: 133 677 Speak and listen: 1300 555 727 SMS relay: 0423 677 767
Open from 8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).
Rosebud Office90 Besgrove Street, 3939
Mornington Office2 Queen Street, 3931
Hastings Office21 Marine Parade, 3915
Somerville Office1085 Frankston-Flinders Road, within Somerville Library, 3912
Please be aware that CCTV cameras are in operation at a number of Shire buildings, including municipal offices, recreation centres and youth centres.
Mornington Peninsula Shire acknowledges and pays respect to the Bunurong / BoonWurrung people, the traditional custodians of these lands and waters