Gunnamatta Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)

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Gunnamatta Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)

The fierce swells and consistent breaks of Gunnamatta Beach make it a world-class surfing destination. Deep gutters in the sandy bottom are great for fishing. Wander along the vast coastline taking in the spectacular scenery including the rugged cliffs towards Cape Schanck.

How to get there

Gunnamatta Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)

Facilities

Carpark
Toilets

Need to know

Gunnamatta Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No camping
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No firearms allowed
  • No horses
  • Boating zones apply
  • No generators
  • Speed restrictions apply

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
    • Rough Surf
    • Strong currents
    • Submerged obstacles
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Sharks
    • Stingers

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.

COVID-19 closure at Lightwood Camping Area

In response to advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer about COVID-19, Parks Victoria has closed all camping areas in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire. For more information, please visit www.parks.vic.gov.au/covid19

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