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Point Nepean National Park

Make your way to the tip of the Mornington Peninsula for a day of history, scenery and culture with the range of tours and information available.

Highlights

Learn about Point Nepean’s history
Interesting war history
Scenic walking and cycling tracks
Great adventure for all fitness levels

What you need to know

Filled with incredible military history, natural beautify and gorgeous coastline, Point Nepean National Park is well worth the journey. Make your way to the tip of the Mornington Peninsula for a day of history, scenery and culture with the range of tours and information available. You can take a tour of Fort Nepean and the surrounding Quarantine Station for a glimpse of Victoria’s military history and the fort’s involvement in World War Two.

Visitors to the area can also follow the coastal trails by foot or on a bike for exquisite views of port Phillip Bay, The Rip and Bass Strait. Bikes are available for hire and walkers can choose from a range of walks such as the Fort Nepean Discovery Walk and Gunners Cottage Walk. Point Nepean is also home to sacred, Indigenous sites belonging to the original land owners for tens of thousands of years, all that is asked of you is that you respect the heritage and cultural importance of these sites.

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Getting There

  • Drive yourself, located 90km from Melbourne
  • Multiple public transport options; trains and buses
  • Ferry from the other side of Port Phillip Bay

Opening Hours

  • Park open every day
  • Vehicle access from 8 am to 5pm
  • Walking/cycling access at al times
  • Information centre open from 10am to 5pm

Point Nepean National Park

Mornington Peninsula, Point Nepean National Park, Portsea VIC , Victoria, 3944, Australia