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Nestled amongst the coastal village of Mt Martha lies the Balcombe Estuary Reserves. This 53 hectare reserve is rich in biodiversity and offers the 3.5 kilometres of walking tracks and boardwalk that meander alongside Balcombe Creek, extending from the coast through to the Nepean Highway and on to The Briars.
Main access point: carpark at the end of Mirang Avenue.
Other access points: small carpark off Uralla Road, near the Nepean Highway. Numerous other access points for pedestrians via local streets.
Dogs: dogs on lead permitted. There are also designated leash-free areas in this reserve. To find out more visit our page on leash-free and dog prohibited areas.
Friends Group: the Shire works in partnership with the Balcombe Estuary Reserves Group -Mt Martha to protect and enhance the biodiversity values of this reserve. To find out more visit their website BERG Mt Martha
Map: download a copy of the reserve map here Balcombe Estuary Reserves map(PDF, 155KB)
Walks: information about walks in this reserve can be found on the Visit the Mornington Peninsula website - Balcombe Estuary Boardwalk
16 Mirang Avenue, Mount Martha 3934 View Map
16 Mirang Avenue ,
Mount Martha 3934
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