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My husband and I enjoyed the 5km walk to the fort. Would not recommend doing it in the summer though. Lovely views and amazing historical sites. We got the bus back to the carpark and thank god we did as there was quite a few...More
I'm amazed by how many Melburnian natives haven't visited this dramatic and iconic part of the Mornington peninsula.
Go on a calm and sunny day and get there early to beat the Summer crowds.
You can't drive all the way to the point, but there...More
We left the car at gunners cottage and walked to the fort exploring some of the many tracks through the bush rather than the road... Spectacular scenery of the coast on the walk tracks are well marked and in good condition.. The fort itself was...More
Thoroughly enjoyed the walk to Fort Nepean. You can catch the shuttle bus but we chose to walk as there were plenty of attractions along the trail (some of which will extend the length of your walk). A great reward at the end with beautiful...More
We visited here while on a trip to the peninsula. We decided to walk to the fort rather than taking the bus and enjoyed the wall. It's fair to say it's not the most interesting walk in the world but still way better than zipping...More
My sister and brother-in-law took us for a fabulous walk out into the Mornington Peninsula National Park and we were so surprised at the treat of Fort Nepean, situated at the very tip of Port Phillip Bay.
The tunnels, bunkers, cannon and infrastructure left in...More
We arrived a bit late in the day for the 3km walk out to the Fort so we took the bus shuttle at $10 per person well worth it. The bus driver was very knowledgeable about the area. The Fort tunnels and the surrounds are...More
Fort Nepean was closed yesterday due to works in the park. We could only go as far as the quarantine station. Was disappointing that there was no information provided on the parks Victoria website prior to our visit.
Signs in the area stated closure date...More
The Point Nepean National Park is an outstanding example of Victorian coastal flora and fauna and geology. The Park also is host to an excellent collection of historic buildings, gun placements and major forts. Despite the harsh climate (surrounded by sea) the fort and quarantine...More
Response from raelene61 | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes there is if you use the bus, it’s $20. You can walk out there it about 3km from memory. The bus ride was nice the driver was really friendly he even organised our B&B that night with a friend if his it was great also... More
Hi yes there is if you use the bus, it’s $20. You can walk out there it about 3km from memory. The bus ride was nice the driver was really friendly he even organised our B&B that night with a friend if his it was great also. But depending on your fitness it is a bit hilly, personally I’d take the bus