The Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is home to HMAS Cerberus, the Royal Australian Navy’s premier training establishment. HMAS Cerberus covers 1,517 hectares and is 70 kilometres from Melbourne, near Crib Point on Hann’s Inlet, Western Port Bay. The base comprises numerous training and recreation facilities, two chapels and a small marina.

Suburbs of the Mornington Peninsula

There are numerous suburbs surrounding HMAS Cerberus, with ample housing. Crib Point, Hastings, Bittern and Tyabb are all within 10-15kms of the base.

Real estate websites for the Mornington Peninsula


There are several schools in the Mornington Peninsula area, both private and public. The Victorian Department of Education website is a good source of information on public education in Victoria and includes a list of schools by location.

Child care

There are a number of child care facilities around HMAS Cerberus. The resources below may help you locate the right childcare service for your family.

Bases nearby

  • HMAS Cerberus to Oakleigh Barracks – 65km
  • HMAS Cerberus to Victoria Barracks – 80km
  • HMAS Cerberus to Dandenong -  50km
  • HMAS Cerberus to Watsonia – 90km

Public transport

  • Metro trains run between Stony Point/Crib Point to Frankston
  • Metro run suburban trains from Frankston to Melbourne
  • Visit the Public Transport Victoria website for more information


Read more about sporting clubs and associations around the Mornington Peninsula.


The Victorian Department of Health website has information on hospitals and medical centres in the Mornington Peninsula region.