Port Phillip seasonal moorings
Mornington Peninsula is a popular holiday destination and a recreational boat users paradise. To avoid getting stuck in queues at the boat ramps, book one of our environmentally-friendly seasonal moorings!
There are 65 seasonal moorings located in the shallow waters between Tootgarook and Blairgowrie available for booking between November and April. Parks Victoria have made some changes so please review the seasonal mooring maps to ensure you select the best mooring for you.
The 2022-23 seasonal mooring season will commence on Saturday 19 November 2022 with the season ending on Tuesday 25 April 2023.
Booking for the 2022-23 season will open at 12pm, Wednesday 12 October 2022.
Seasonal moorings are booked online and allocated on a first-in, first-served basis. Bookings can be made for the Full Season, 1st Half Season or 2nd Half Season.
To make a booking, click 'Book now' on your preferred season below.
Book now for the Full Season (19/11/2022 - 25/04/2023)
Book now for the 1st Half Season (19/11/2022 - 29/01/2023)
Book now for the 2nd Half Season (30/01/2023 - 25/04/2023)
Note: Bookings will show as unavailable prior to 12pm, Wednesday 12 October 2022. Refresh the page (CTRL F5) at 12pm to see availability.
|Full season - 19 November 2022 to 25 April 2023||$500.00|
|1st half season - 19 November 2022 to 29 January 2023||$374.80|
|2nd half season - 30 January 2023 to 25 April 2023||
When booking you will be required to provide the following details:
• Vessel name
• Vessel registration
• Vessel dimensions (length, beam and draft) in metres.
• Payment (credit card) information
Things to do in the area
Mornington Peninsula National Park
When you're there
Download the seasonal moorings maps to ensure you select the best mooring for you.
To help you locate the mooring view the seasonal moorings GPS coordinates
Who owns the seasonal mooring?
Parks Victoria owns the seasonal moorings which have been installed by an Authorised Mooring Tackle Contractor.
Can I share the seasonal mooring I have booked with vessels owned by other people?
No. Only the vessel that is listed on the application form can use the seasonal mooring. Seasonal mooring applicants must be the owner of the vessel listed on the application form.
What do I do if a vessel from a neighbouring mooring impacts on my vessel?
Contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963 and provide all relevant details of the offending mooring and vessel if available, such as the mooring site number, vessel registration and vessel name.
What do I do if another vessel is using the seasonal mooring I have booked?
Contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963 and provide details of the offending vessel if available, such as vessel registration and vessel name. Parks Victoria will address any dispute over occupancy.
What do I do if my vessel comes off the seasonal mooring?
Check attachment points of seasonal mooring and fittings of vessel. It is the responsibility of the vessel owner to ensure that the vessel is inspected frequently and is maintained in a safe and seaworthy condition.
What do I do if the seasonal mooring is not suitable for my vessel?
Seasonal moorings must not be modified by vessel owners in any way. Contact Parks Victoria for advice.
What do I do if the seasonal mooring tackle or buoy is damaged?
Remove vessel from the seasonal mooring and contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963.
What do I do in the event of forecast storm warnings?
Remove the vessel from the seasonal mooring and retrieve via the nearest boat ramp.
What size and type of vessel can apply for a seasonal mooring?
The seasonal moorings are suitable for trailerable vessels up to 7 metres.
When can I use the seasonal mooring?
If you have booked a seasonal mooring it can be used for the nominated time on your application form. The seasonal moorings can be booked for a full season or half of the season.
• Mooring tackle is the property of Parks Victoria and must not be modified by seasonal mooring permit holders in any way. Parks Victoria has installed the seasonal moorings and therefore retains responsibility for the maintenance and serviceability of the mooring. Any deviation from the current configuration is not permitted.
• The permit or mooring is not transferable to another person or vessel.
• Must be registered at all times in the name of the permit holder. No other vessel is to occupy the mooring without approval from Parks Victoria.
• Must be no longer than 7m in length and comply with the Marine Safety Act 2012.
• Must clearly display the vessel’s registration number and identification markings.
• Should be trailerable to allow removal in case of severe weather events.
• It is the permit holder’s responsibility to ensure that the vessel is inspected frequently and is maintained in a safe and seaworthy condition.
• The permit holder must not allow any person/s to reside on the registered vessel occupying the seasonal mooring.
• Parks Victoria does not warrant that the site (mooring or berth) is suitable for the vessel and is not liable in any way for any loss, damage, or liability suffered by the holder of this permit in relation to the Vessel, or as a result of any action taken by Parks Victoria to ensure the safe and efficient operations of the local port.
Failure to comply with the above conditions may result in the cancellation of the mooring permit.
Please be aware that your mooring booking is not guaranteed until you finalise payment at checkout.