Rye Ocean Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)


Rye Ocean Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)

Rye Ocean Beach lies in the heart of Mornington Peninsula National Park’s stunning coastline. Powerful waves and numerous reef breaks make this a popular location for experienced surfers. Explore the exposed sandy shoreline, take in the panoramas across Bass Strait and spot shorebirds eyeing their next catch. 

How to get there

Rye Ocean Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)



Need to know

Rye Ocean Beach (Mornington Peninsula National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


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


  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
    • Rough Surf
    • Strong currents
    • Submerged obstacles
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Sharks
    • Stingers
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
    • Slippery surface
  • Other warnings
    • Unpatrolled area

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.
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