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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.
Warneet North Jetty (Warneet North Jetty, The Waters of Western Port Bay)
Warneet North Jetty ClosedWarneet North Jetty is currently closed to public access until further notice.Recent assessments have discovered significant safety concerns for the structural capacity of the jetty. The jetty is closed to all pedestrian traffic and berthing vessels.Parks Victoria apologises for the inconvenience.Nearby piers to fish from include the Warneet South Jetty and Tooradin Jetty.
Mornington Pier and Jetty (Local Port of Port Phillip, Mornington Pier and Jetty)
Fishermans Jetty ClosureFishermans Jetty in Mornington Harbour is currently closed to public access until further notice. Recent assessments have revealed significant concerns for the structural capacity of the jetty with several failed piles being discovered. The jetty will be closed to all public pedestrian traffic. Berthing access has been restricted to only a few berths that are not affected by the structural failures. Parks Victoria is working with the affected berth holders and community and apologise for the inconvenience. Nearby piers to fish from include the Mornington main pier, Frankston Pier and Dromana Pier.
Rhyll Jetty (Rhyll Jetty, The Waters of Western Port Bay)
Rhyll Jetty - Closure to vehicle accessVehicle access on Rhyll Jetty has been closed on recommendations to lower the load limit and ensure safety. The jetty remains open for pedestrian access and berthing for current commercial operators, but vehicles are not permitted on the jetty.
Attachments: FAQ - Rhyll Jetty Vehicle Access Closure Aug 2021 (185KB)
Notices Affecting Multiple Sites
St Kilda Inner Lower Landing Partial Closure
The St Kilda Inner Lower Landing has been partially closed for public safety.There is a temporary fence around the western end of the landing. Access is still available on the eastern end of the landing via the ramp.
Middle Brighton Pier - partial closureMiddle Brighton Pier is partially closed due to structural damage. Access is restricted to the initial 150 metre section of the pier approach from the foreshore to the first low landing.From 12 July to 30 September 2021, Middle Brighton Pier will be closed due to repair works. Where possible, a 150 metre section of pier from the foreshore up to the first low landing will be opened periodically (such as on weekends) for enjoyment. Please see onsite signage for further directions around periodic restricted access. Find out more about the repair works here.
Penguin Viewing Area and Breakwater ClosedPenguin viewing sessions and the St Kilda Pier Breakwater are currently closed. They will reopen following repair works as part of the St Kilda Pier Redevelopment project.
Portarlington Pier Improvement Works
Attachments: FAQ - Portarlington Pier Upgrade April 2021 (308KB)
Middle Brighton Pier RepairsMiddle Brighton Pier is being repaired, reinstating access to the main section of the pier and marina. Find out more about the works here.
Queenscliff South Pier Works
A major restoration at the historic Queenscliff South Pier is underway ensuring its survival for many more years. Find out more here.
Altona Pier (Altona Pier, Local Port of Port Phillip)
Altona Pier Partial ClosureThe outer section of Altona Pier, including the pier head, is closed until further notice due to structural concerns with failing support piles. Visitors can continue to use the first 130 metres of the pier approach but must not enter the closed area indicated with signage and fencing.
Altona Pier RedevelopmentA major redevelopment is being planned for Altona Pier to provide an improved recreational space for more people to enjoy for many years to come. Find out more about the project here.
Warneet South Jetty (The Waters of Western Port Bay, Warneet South Jetty)
Warneet South Jetty Partially ClosedWarneet South Jetty has been partially closed after engineering assessments conducted found significant safety concerns for the structural capacity of the jetty. The timber jetty head is closed to pedestrians and vessel berthing. The pier approach and floating pontoon remain accessible for both pedestrian access and vessel berthing on the floating pontoon.
Newhaven Jetty (Newhaven Jetty, The Waters of Western Port Bay)
Newhaven Jetty Partially ClosedNewhaven Jetty is closed to vehicle access. The southern arm of the jetty head is closed to pedestrian access.Pedestrian and fishing access along the pier approach and northern jetty head arm are still available.
Workshops Site (Local Port of Port Phillip, Williamstown Workshop, Piers & Stony Creek Backwash)
Boyd Pier and Commissioner's Jetty ClosureBoyd Pier and Commissioner's Jetty have been closed, and all berthing is prohibited.
Additionally, there is no public access permitted on the wharves, and access in the waters between the heads of the two piers is prohibited.There is no expected date for re-opening of the areas. If you require further information, please contact Seaworks.
Attachments: Map_final (189KB)
Dromana Pier (Local Port of Port Phillip, Dromana Pier)
Dromana Pier partial closure
The outer section of Dromana Pier (approx. 40 metres of the pier head) is closed until further notice following an engineering assessment that deemed is potentially unsafe for access. The remainder of the pier, including the low landing, is open for walking, boating and fishing activities. Learn more Frequently Asked Questions.
Attachments: Dromana Pier partial closure FAQ (900KB)
Rye Pier (Local Port of Port Phillip, Rye Pier)