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Cycling
Medium walk / Day walk
Short walk
Sight-seeing

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 with cyclists. Bicycles can be hired from the Information Centre for $24.80 per day.

The related publication below includes details of the tracks and points of interest.

The Mornington Peninsula Walk

Experience the diversity of the Southern Peninsula from bay to bush, cape to point. Taking in many areas of Mornington Peninsula National Park this walk can be completed in sections or approximately 100km continuous walk linking the Two Bays Walking Track, Coastal Walk, Point Nepean Walks and Bay Trail.

For more information download the brochure from the Related Documents section below.

Wilsons Folly Walk

This 1.7km walking track links London Bridge in the Mornington Peninsula National Park with Point Nepean. The track is an extension of the long coastal walk from Cape Schank and passes through pockets of Coastal Banksia Stands, Moonah woodland and native grasslands.

Range Area Walk

The 1.8km walk meanders through coastal scrub, a former Rifle Range and passes Monash break and Light with sweepeing views of the park and Melbourne City. The Range Area was used to train cadts in the Army Officer Cadet School; training included firing rifles, grenades, and machine guns. The walk links the Quarantine Station and Cheviot Hill.

Coles Track (walking and cycling)

This track links the Quarantine Station to Fort Nepean, and also allows access to Gunners Cottage.  Views across Port Phillip and Ticonderoga Bay from the Observatory Point.

Walter Pisterman Walk

Links Coles Track to the Point Nepean Cemetery.

Range Area Walk

The 1.8km walk meanders through coastal scrub, a former Rifle Range and passes Monash Break and Light.  Visitors can climb the Light Tower steps and take in sweeping views of the park, coastline and Melbourne City skyline. The Range Area was used to train cadets in the Army Officer Cadet School; training included firing rifles, grenades, and machine guns. The walk links the Quarantine Station and Cheviot Hill.

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