Shoreham is a seaside surfing town south of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in the southern Mornington Peninsula region on the Western Port.
- Area:19.997 km2
- Elevation:54 m
- Local Government Area:Mornington Peninsula Shire Council
Shoreham is a seaside surfing town south of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in the southern Mornington Peninsula region on the Western Port. Shoreham is situated on the shore of Western Port around the mouth of Stoney Creek.Its local government area is the Shire of Mornington Peninsula. It is a coastal recreation resort rich in artistic history, notable for its pine-covered cliffs, foreshore reserve, and Honeysuckle Beach.At the 2016 census, Shoreham had a population of 608.
Shoreham began as a port for timber exports from the surrounding area. Early reports of the area suggested the region was "thick with honeysuckle and sheoak" and early settlers in the Balnarring and Hastings region were involved in wattle bark stripping and cutting piles and sleepers for shipping to Melbourne via the town.
Shoreham Post Office opened on 1 October 1881.
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Shoreham today is a small coastal town containing a post office, tennis courts, community hall and CFA, picnic and barbecue facilities, and a boat launch access over Honeysuckle beach. Whilst predominately the refuge of private homes and farms, there are various accommodation options such as B&Bs, a caravan park and camping sites.Shoreham is served by the bus route 782 bus route operated by Ventura Bus Lines between Frankston railway station and Flinders. The town is also within 15 minutes driving distance of the Stony Point railway line, which connects travellers to the metropolitan Melbourne railway network.