Baldry's Crossing (Mornington Peninsula National Park)


Baldry's Crossing (Mornington Peninsula National Park)

Relax amongst the eucalypts of Greens Bush and explore the surrounding area of Baldrys Crossing. Enjoy a snack at the quaint picnic area, before embarking on the walks. Baldrys Short Circuit walk (1.6km) and Baldrys Long Circuit walk (3.6km) offer the opportunity to enjoy the local bushland.

Follow the trail network past Main Creek and watch out for abundant local wildlife as you meander through peaceful eucalypt and grasstree woodlands.

How to get there

Baldry's Crossing (Mornington Peninsula National Park)

Need to know

Baldry's Crossing (Mornington Peninsula National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No drones without a permit
  • No horses
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping
  • No motorbikes/trailbikes
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted


  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes

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.

Beach access closed at Number 16 Beach

The access platform at Number 16 Beach has been closed for public safety until further notice. Assessments have revealed significant structural failures meaning it poses a significant hazard to visitors.   

Lifejackets Required For Rock Fishers from March 1, 2022

A two-year trial of new laws that require rock fishers to wear a lifejacket at high-risk locations will commence on 1 March 2022.
For Mornington Peninsula National Park, this includes the following locations:
  • Sorrento Back Beach rocks
  • No. 16 beach at Rye back beach
  • Bushrangers Bay rocks, east of Cape Schanck
This factsheet includes maps of the affected areas.
Fines apply if you don’t wear a lifejacket at these sites.
To find out more, visit Victorian Fisheries Authority 

Coastal Pest Predator Control Program - Mornington Peninsula National Park

Between 31/10/22 - 05/03/23 Parks Victoria will be conducting a pest predator control program in coastal sections of Mornington Peninsula National Park. An objective of the program is to reduce fox numbers to relieve predation of native wildlife, particularly vulnerable and threatened species, such as the hooded plover and white-footed dunnart, in accordance with the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act (1988) and associated Action Statements.
The program will involve the use of para-aminopropiophenone (PAPP) and canid pest ejectors to bait foxes in strategic dune locations. The risk of PAPP to native fauna is very low. 
Dogs are prohibited from Mornington Peninsula National Park. If pets are suspected of having consumed a PAPP bait during the baiting period, a vet should be consulted immediately. An antidote to PAPP (methylene blue) is available and stocked by most vets on the Mornington Peninsula. 

Landslip affecting beach west of Mushroom Reef, Flinders Ocean Beach

There is a landslip affecting the beach west of Mushroom Reef, Flinders Ocean Beach (within Mornington Peninsula NP).  Please do not approach the slip.

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