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Quarantine Station

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.…

Walking and cycling

The gentle walks around Point Nepean offer the perfect way to explore the natural beauty of the park and its historical features. The tracks below include some that are shared…

Shuttle service

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…

Bike hire

Bike hire is available from the Point Nepean Information Centre. Hire is on a first-in first-service basis, no bookings can be taken. Hire fees include helmets and locks. Bikes cannot…

Take a self guided audio tour

Just like a 'virtual tour guide' the Point Nepean audio tours are a must for any visit to Point Nepean National Park. It is a valuable insight into a place…

Observatory Point Picnic Area

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…

Cheviot Hill

Cheviot Hill is the park’s highest point and contains World War II fortifications. It overlooks Cheviot Beach, the site where former Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared without a trace…

Fort Nepean

Located at the very end of the peninsula, Fort Nepean enables you to step into the boots of the soldiers once posted there. Fort Nepean was a critical part of…

South Channel Fort

The South Channel Fort is a reminder of Port Phillip Bay's early history as part of the defence lines for Melbourne. The artificial island was constructed in the 1880s to…

Eagles Nest and Fort Pearce

Eagles Nest once contained the largest disappearing gun, built in 1889. The barrel from this gun is located at the exit point of the former Quarantine Station on Defence Road.…

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