Welcome to Western Port


Less than one hour from Melbourne’s CBD, Western Port is considered the quieter side of Victoria’s sparkling Mornington Peninsula.

Named in 1798 when it was thought to be the most Westerly Port of the Colony of New South Wales before Australian Federation, Western Port has a multitude of attractions scattered amongst it’s gentle hills. Stretching from Pearcedale to Cape Schanck, this area truly offers something for all.

Whether you want to bushwalk, see native wildlife, surf, explore family activities, search for a function venue or simply relax, the answer is here. Please visit our Visitor Information Centre on Hastings Jetty, where our team of knowledgeable volunteers await the opportunity to inform your choice.

COVID-19 UPDATE: As from 19 Dec 2020, the Fish Shed Visitor Information Centre is open at weekends between 10.00am and 2.00pm. We hope to see you there but if you cannot visit in person, please contact us via the window to the upper right hand side of this image

Fish Shed

Images on this site are courtesy of MP Tourism. WPT Members and Volunteers.

Companion link: visitmorningtonpeninsula.org

  • info-centreWestern Port Tourist & Visitor Information Centre

    Hastings Fish Shed, Hastings Jetty, 2 Marine Pde, 3915
    Phone: 03 5909 8409
    Email: click here to send a message

    Open 7 days, with experienced volunteers ready to assist you with your visit!