Point Nepean is truly one of Victoria’s beautiful natural landscapes. A place rich with history, Point Nepean holds many secrets. Here, on the windswept peninsula is a collection of buildings that once formed Melbourne’s Quarantine Station.

The area played an important role in shaping early settlement, quarantine and the defense of Victoria. The park is located at the very tip of the Mornington Peninsula, with outstanding coastal scenery and panoramic views of Bass Strait, the Rip and Port Phillip Bay. Explore the military forts and tunnels, discover the historic Quarantine Station, view the memorial where Prime Minister Harold Holt went missing or simply enjoy the coastal surrounds, grab a bike, kayak or stand up paddleboard to explore the national park in a unique way. The fort is accessible from the Quarantine Station by shuttle bus or walking track. Kids and adults a like love climbing through the bunkers, gun battlements and underground tunnels. Did you know that the first shots fired by Australia in both World Wars were fired from Fort Nepean? Find out more by hiring audio trails at the Information Centre, located at the Quarantine Station.

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