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Reviewed 1 week ago

Historically significant place. Interesting history and a good walk along the far West Point of the bay. Take Water with you.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Thank AussieGal4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place that was off-limits for so many years, we can now explore. Walk or catch the free bus right to the tip of the Mornington Peninsula. Explore the old fort and look over the water to Queenscliff. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jay R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though I had heard that Fort Nepean was worth a look, I wasn't quite prepared for how fabulous it was - or how much there was to see. You can catch a shuttle bus however my husband and I walked both ways and certainly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MeeMawB
Reviewed 30 October 2018

My husband and I enjoyed the 5km walk to the fort. Would not recommend doing it in the summer though. Lovely views and amazing historical sites. We got the bus back to the carpark and thank god we did as there was quite a few...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Magan J
Reviewed 24 October 2018

I'm amazed by how many Melburnian natives haven't visited this dramatic and iconic part of the Mornington peninsula. Go on a calm and sunny day and get there early to beat the Summer crowds. You can't drive all the way to the point, but there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

We left the car at gunners cottage and walked to the fort exploring some of the many tracks through the bush rather than the road... Spectacular scenery of the coast on the walk tracks are well marked and in good condition.. The fort itself was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Adele S
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The scenery is excellent on both a good and bad day and there is significant history in the old fort which could be done better. Go for the scenery.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the walk to Fort Nepean. You can catch the shuttle bus but we chose to walk as there were plenty of attractions along the trail (some of which will extend the length of your walk). A great reward at the end with beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ezmaecruisin
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We visited here while on a trip to the peninsula. We decided to walk to the fort rather than taking the bus and enjoyed the wall. It's fair to say it's not the most interesting walk in the world but still way better than zipping...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Magan J
10 October 2018|
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Response from raelene61 | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes there is if you use the bus, it’s $20. You can walk out there it about 3km from memory. The bus ride was nice the driver was really friendly he even organised our B&B that night with a friend if his it was great also... More