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Point Nepean really is one of Victoria's beautiful natural landscapes. With so much to see and discover, its rich history has played an important role in shaping the early settlement, quarantine and defence of Victoria. The park has outstanding...more
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Point Nepean Road, Portsea, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

little windy the day we were there but lovely all the same, quiet and peaceful but lovely views as you explore.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 660jodiel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked 7km of tracks out to great views over the beaches either side of the point. We saw the cemetery, Cheviot lookout, Harold Holt memorial, and Fort Pearce. Well worth a visit. The paths are easy to walk on and well-signed. Take water with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Angela K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice park with good roads, signage and parking. There are lots of good posted walks some beachside, some historic. If you are feeling energetic you can walk almost two hours to the tip of the peninsula and back.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Eric K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Point Nepean is truly one of Victoria's beautiful natural landscapes. A special place with so much to see and discover. It has a rich history and played an important role in shaping the early settlement, quarantine and defence of Victoria. The park is located at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 841anikeshs
Reviewed February 9, 2019

Located in the southern tip of the Mornington Peninsula, Point Nepean National Park is a great day trip to do in Melbourne. It has amazing landscapes, beautiful beaches, wildlife, historic places such as the Quarantine Station and amazing tunnels and bunkers of Fort Nepean. And...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank the_wandering_cow
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Take the time to walk around the perimeter of this iconic park taking in the views across the rip, port Philip bay and the ocean. Historic buildings and fortifications are part of the journey with a graveyard.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Colin S
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Point Nepean National Park is a vast area filled with much history and in a stunning setting. As the name suggestions it sits on the point, looking towards Queenscliff at the mouth of Port Phillip Bay. There are historic buildings though out. Interesting look at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

Within walking distance from my home but I feel is in desperate need of some sort of development to attract tourists. It is hard to find a drink of water between the quarantine station and the point. Visitors beware. Always take bottled water if walking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank walshiemj
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Portsea quarantine station was a great afternoon, walking, history, beach all in one, can hire a bike to explore, see the fort or go on many nature walks around the property as well as see the quarantine museum

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank frazzel83
Reviewed January 6, 2019

First time visiting Point Nepean National Park. Came on a Thursday during school holidays, it was 32 degrees, we parked near Gunner's Cottage and walked the rest of the way. Although it was hot, the walk is not too strenuous, there is shade through the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Kerenelise
September 9, 2018|
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Response from Vin_HH2012 | Reviewed this property |
There are several historical sites and buildings that reflect part of the history of this site as a quarantine station and defence area during wars. It is run by our National Parks service so is well sign posted and the... More
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NiraCat23
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Karen Y | Reviewed this property |
We took the shuttle service, but it says around half an hour to walk from the Quarantine Station to Gunner's Cottage (1.6 km). Looks like it is around 5 km to walk all the way to the tip at Fort Nepean.
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Sundeep G
January 23, 2017|
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Response from normans28 | Reviewed this property |
You cannot access the point by car. That said there is a bus stop adjacent to the car park at the Quarantine Station. You can get on and off the bus as you wish.
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