Shire of Mornington Peninsula

With its breathtaking beaches, thriving foodie culture and laid-back coastal vibe, the Mornington Peninsula offers an exceptional lifestyle within easy reach of the CBD.

From its renowned restaurants and verdant vineyards, to world-class golf courses, galleries and natural wonders, the peninsula is a beloved destination for locals and visitors alike. One of Victoria’s most diverse geographic regions, the peninsula is a biosphere reserve boasting 190kms of coastline, lush hinterland, national parks and geothermal springs.

The southern peninsula offers a quality mix of housing to suit every lifestyle, from the palatial mansions of Sorrento and Millionaire’s Walk in Portsea, to the rural retreats of Red Hill and Flinders, and family homes of Blairgowrie.

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Mornington Pen

Coastal living

 

Thriving boutique shopping in Sorrento Village, Flinders and Red Hill offers the perfect blend of cafes, cuisine, fashion and homewares. The peninsula’s gourmet reputation is a major drawcard, with fine dining at wineries, a buzzing café scene, and delicious local produce from farms gates across the region. High-quality healthcare is within easy reach, including Peninsula Health’s Frankston and Rosebud hospitals and a variety of specialist medical, nursing and allied health services.

Top-performing schools such as Flinders Christian College, Padua College, Woodleigh Penbank and Mornington, Red Hill and Dromana secondary colleges, plus a plethora of parks, playgrounds and child care, ensure the peninsula is a family friendly place to live.

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Shire of Mornington Peninsula

Suburbs

Arthurs Seat, Balnarring, Balnarring Beach, Baxter, Bittern, Blairgowrie, Boneo, Cape Schanck, Crib Point, Dromana, Fingal, Flinders, Hastings, HMAS Cerberus, Kunyung, Main Ridge, McCrae, Merricks, Merricks Beach, Merricks North, Moorooduc, Mornington, Mount Eliza, Mount Martha, Pearcedale, Point Leo, Portsea, Red Hill, Red Hill South, Rosebud, Rosebud West, Rye, Safety Beach, Shoreham, Somers, Somerville, Sorrento, St Andrews Beach, Tootgarook, Tuerong and Tyabb

 

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Mornington in numbers


  • Population

    168,948 


  • Population Growth

    8.9% 


  • Number of Households

    93,502 


  • Rented

    18.6% 


  • Owned

    76.8% 


  • Medium Age

    48 


*Data sourced from 2021 Census.
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Area attractions​

 

Portsea
Portsea Pollo
Pt Leo Estate
Peninsula Hot Springs
Mornington Peninsula National Park
Searoad Ferries
Gunnamatta Beach
Mount Rouge Estate
Rye Beach
Arthurs Seat Eagle
Sorrento Back Beach
Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservatory Park
McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery

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Postcode Insights

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A reliable snapshot of the property market in Shire of Mornington Peninsula