Accessibility Information Picnic Facilities There are two picnic areas near the park entrance carpark. One is in the middle of the two parking areas, the other is at the far end of the carpark. Neither are accessible for wheelchairs. There are no designated paths to the picnic area. The ground…
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The following points of interest have some accessible facilities:
- Quarantine Station
- Gunners Cottage
- Fort Nepean
Other accessibility notes
- Walter Pisterman Heritage Walk from Gunners Cottage to the Bay is generally accessible, but lacks hand rails and is steep in parts. Coles Track and the Defence Road to Fort Nepean are also generally accessible.
- The most accessible route near the historic fort building leads from the shuttle-bus stop to the Old Barracks site via a tunnel, and back again via Gun Emplacement No.1.
- Other paths in this area have isolated obstacles such as steps and uneven surfaces limiting their accessibility.
Accessibility Information The 500 metre Walter Pisterman Heritage Walk is generally accessible to the Observatory Point picnic area. Observatory Point picnic area is a relatively level, open space with low picnic tables. The ground is mostly compacted dirt/gravel with some sand cover. The short walk to Observatory Point on the…
Discover the historical precinct which has almost 50 heritage listed buildings. The Quarantine Station was established in 1852 and from 1952 the buildings also housed the Army Officer Cadet School. Walkers and cyclists can take Coles Track which links the Quarantine Station to the Gunners Cottage and Fort Nepean. A…
The Point Nepean Shuttle is a hop-on hop-off shuttle service transporting visitors between the Quarantine Station and Fort Nepean. Visitors can hop on and off at the designated stops along the way, or stay on until the end and return back to the stop they boarded from. It currently operates…
An all-terrain beach wheelchair is available for park visitors who are frail or who have a physical disability. The chair is suited for sandy and semi-rough track surfaces that are not accessible with conventional wheelchairs and disassembles to fit in the back of a station wagon. A reasonably strong and…
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