Mornington is a seaside town on the Mornington peninsula, victoria, Australia, located 57 km (35 mi) south of Melbourne's central business district. It is in the local government area of the shire of Mornington peninsula. Mornington is known for its "Village" atmosphere and its beaches. replacenewlinereplacenewlineMornington is a tourist destination with Melburnians who make day trips to visit the area's bay beaches and wineries. The town centre runs into the foreshore area and local beach. The post office opened on 21 May 1856 as schnapper point and was renamed Mornington in 1864. The town centre runs into the foreshore area and local beach, which features a yacht club, restaurant and park with playground facilities.

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Around Mornington VIC 3931

Our Picks on what to Do in Mornington VIC

Mornington Botanical Rose Gardens

Shire Hall Beach

Mornington Park

Daytripper Tours

Mornington Foreshore Reserve

Mills Beach Scenic Lookout

Our Picks on where to Stay in Mornington VIC

By The Seaside Accommodation

The Royal Hotel Mornington

Mornington Hotel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Mornington VIC

Thai Makong Restaurant

Lunar Dumpling Bar

Mornington Masala

Shopping in Mornington VIC

Community Services  

Mornington Community Information & Support Centre VIC
320 Main Street,

Mornington Peninsula Shire VIC
90 Besgrove Street,

Mornington Police Station VIC
8 Main Street,

The bays Mornington VIC
262 Main Street,

Mornington Library - VIC
Vancouver Street,

Location Information 

  • Population: 23,989
  • State electorate(s): Mornington
  • Federal Division(s): Flinders
  • Established (yr): 1850
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Cowes VIC 3922 (109 km, 1 hr 29 mins)
Flinders VIC 3929 (34.3 km, 31 mins)
Koo Wee Rup VIC 3981 (46.7 km, 41 mins)

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Acknowledgement of Country

Mornington VIC is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.