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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 3 days ago

Point Nepean has been on my bucket list for (sadly) decades. And it’s not as if I live that far away. Anyway, combining a stay at nearby RACV Cape Schanck Resort, I finally made it. And what a beautiful place. Bass Strait & Port Phillip...More

Thank Stewart_Julie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a while walking around what had formally been a quarantine station for new arrivals in Australia. Starting with the tragic story of a ship which ended with multiple burials, which subsequently had to be moved due to coastal erosion.

Thank David H
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We just happened to visit on a day of gale force winds so we didn’t spend as much time as it deserved, but there is no doubt a visit on s nicer day would be well worth the trip. History, fabulous views, interesting but not...More

Thank Larwos
Reviewed 10 July 2018

So much to see and do here. Unfortunately, when we went they were upgrading the roads and so we could only go as far as the Quarantine Station, but that was fascinating. Looking forward to what could happen here in coming years if the government...More

Thank funkyhughes23
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We took the bus to the other side of the island. We were able to visit several bunkers and a fortress. We had fun exploring the tunnels. We had to walk and we visited all the bunkers, the Fort Pearce Exposed Gun, the Radar Tower,...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 16 June 2018

I walked from the car park along Gunners Cottage along Walter Pisterman Walk and then Coles Trek and finally Defence Road to Fort Napean. The initial part of the trek is very deserted, but nonetheless a nice walk. Enjoyed visiting the Fort.

Thank NataliaTan2014
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Brilliant place to go out on a sunny day. Was disappointed the little train that takes you to the end of the point is no longer running but never mind. There is a lot of history here and it was a good few hours wandering...More

Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We got there and it was closed. You may be able to sneak past the barriers but just a heads up. Think its going on for a while, not sure, I’d google before hand.

Thank Siobhan2703
Reviewed 3 June 2018

You can walk ride or for a fee catch the bus to the end where there are magnificent views and interesting walks through old war tunnels and hideouts. After you have finished that you can go back to look at a gunners cottage and old...More

Thank ngcroker
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We went with Aussie friends on a wet autumn day. In spite of the weather, it was still very interesting. We visited the Gunners Cottage; many displays to explain local history. Then we had a chance to walk some of the trails. With this weather...More

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KerenElise
10 September 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
7 April 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
23 January 2017|
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Response from ParksVictoria | Property representative |
Hi Sundeep G, Visitors can park at the Quarantine Station and begin their park discovery from here. Alternatively visitors can park at Gunners Cottage and walk or cycle the 2.6 kilometres to Fort Nepean. Bikes can be... More
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