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Location: Point Cook Coastal Park

Planned burning at Point Cook Coastal Park

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Planned burning at Point Cook Coastal Park

2 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning at Point Cook Coastal Park

2 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning at Point Cook Coastal Park

2 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning at Point Cook Coastal Park

2 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Swans

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Location: Spectacle Lake

Black-winged Stilts eggs

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Location: Spectacle Lake

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Barbeque
Bird watching
Canoeing
Fishing
Picnicking
Playground
Short walk
Sight-seeing
Snorkelling/SCUBA Diving
Swimming
Yachting/Sailing

Point Cook, adjoining the Point Cooke Marine Sanctuary, features abundant birdlife, a historic bluestone homestead and intertidal sandbanks. It is popular with birdwatchers, nature lovers and family groups.

At nearby Cheetham Wetlands, see migratory waterbirds and enjoy the views from the Tower.

Opening times

The park gates are open from 8:30am seven days a week all year round.

From April to October the gates are locked at 5.00pm.

In November, February and March gates are locked at 6.00pm.

In December and January gates are locked at 7.00pm.

The Tower carpark gates are locked one hour before the Point Cook Coastal Park closing time.

Park map on mobile devices

PDF maps of this park are available to download for Apple and Android mobile devices. These interactive maps allow you to see an overview of visitor facilities, calculate distances, see walking tracks, and (with sufficient mobile signal) locate yourself within the park. To download these maps, you must first install the free Avenza PDF Maps application.

If you don’t have a mobile Apple or Android device, the maps are also available for download under the ‘Related publications’ section below.

Aboriginal Traditional Owners

Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters. Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria

Popular things to do

Beach Recreation Area

The beach picnic area at Point Cook Coastal Park is the perfect place for a family picnic. Facilities include free…

Enjoying the water

A narrow sandy beach separates the land from the sea and, off the coast, a series of low reefs rise…

Point Cook Homestead cafe

Point Cook Homestead

The Homestead is open Wednesday to Sunday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. It is also available any evening of the week…

Spectacle Lake

Each year, the Point Cook Coastal Park and Cheetham Wetlands host thousands of migratory birds from as far away as…

Walking

Walking and sightseeing

The entire complex is crossed by kilometres of mowed grass tracks. Good walking can also be found along the beach…

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Visitor experiences

Facilities Summary

  • Lodge
  • Bird hides
  • Electric/Gas BBQ
  • Playground
  • Toilet
  • Gravel carpark
  • Sealed carpark

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Park Statistics

Established

December 2001

Area

842.3ha

Contact information

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