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Point Cook Coastal Park

Salty Nursery
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Cheetham Wetlands from the sky
from Andrew Morrison
 
Masked lapwing (Vanellus miles)
from Andrew Morrison
 
Remains of the jetty
from Elise Kisyma
 
Planned burning at Point Cook Coastal Park
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Planned burning at Point Cook Coastal Park
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Planned burning at Point Cook Coastal Park
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Planned burning at Point Cook Coastal Park
from Parks Victoria
 
Planned burning at Point Cook Coastal Park
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Cheetham Wetlands pelican
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Cheetham Wetlands
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Cheetham Wetlands
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Cheetham Wetlands
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Melbourne from Point Cook
from Nicole Spillane
 

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  • The Point Cook Homestead and CafĂ© are closed until further notice. at Point Cook Coastal Park, Friday 31 March, 2017

Park Statistics

  • Established:December 2001
  • Area:842.3ha
Barbeque
Bird watching
Canoeing
Fishing
Picnicking
Playground
Short walk
Sight-seeing
Snorkelling/SCUBA Diving
Swimming
Yachting/Sailing
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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 daily from 8:30am.

Closing times vary according to month:

  • March to November - gates close 5.00pm.
  • December to January - gates close 7.00pm.
  • February - gates close 6.00pm.

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

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

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Popular things to do

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

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

  • 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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