Fort Nepean (Point Nepean National Park)

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Fort Nepean (Point Nepean National Park)

Located at the very end of the Mornington Peninsula, Fort Nepean is one of the fortifications that protected Port Phillip and Melbourne during World War I and II. Explore the extensive tunnel complex which connects the historic gun emplacements. 

How to get there

Fort Nepean (Point Nepean National Park)

Facilities

Toilets
Viewing Lookout - Fill Section

Need to know

Fort Nepean (Point Nepean National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • Management vehicle only
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No camping
  • No horses
  • No swimming
  • No vehicles
  • No drones without a permit
  • No bicycles
  • No fishing
  • No generators

Warnings

  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Disinfecting Complex (Boiler House and Foul Luggage Store) temporarily closure

The Disinfecting Complex (Boiler House and Foul Luggage Store) is temporarily closed for building conservation works. 

Gun Emplacements 5 and 6, Engine House and Battery Observation Posts closed at Fort Nepean

Gun Emplacements 5 and 6, Engine House and Battery Observation Posts at Fort Nepean are closed due to safety concerns arising from recent engineering inspections. Further technical assessments and remediation investigations are being undertaken.

Bike hire not available

Bike hire is not currently available, we apologise for any inconvenience.

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