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.

Fingal Picnic Area - Entry Road Closure

Due to recent consistent rainfall the condition of Fingal Picnic Area entry road in Mornington Peninsula National Park has become unsuitable for vehicles.

Remediation works have been undertaken and the road will reopen when Rangers determine the condition to be suitable.

Walking tracks and picnic area facilities remain open.  Park users can park roadside on Cape Schanck Road.

Parks Victoria apologises for any inconvenience.

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 

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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