Gunners Car Park / Cottage (Point Nepean National Park)

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Gunners Car Park / Cottage (Point Nepean National Park)

Explore Gunners Cottage, the original master gunner’s house. Once housing military personnel and their families, this is the furthest point you can drive within Point Nepean National Park.

How to get there

Gunners Car Park / Cottage (Point Nepean National Park)

Facilities

Visitor Centre
Carpark

Need to know

Gunners Car Park / Cottage (Point Nepean National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No camping
  • Restricted opening hours
  • No firearms allowed
  • No generators
  • No fishing
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No swimming
  • Speed restrictions apply

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Vehicles
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Beware feral bees

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.

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

The Fort Nepean precinct is open, however 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.

Fort Nepean Engine House walking track uneven surfaces

The Fort Nepean Engine House walking track has reopened, however care is needed while walking on the track as there are uneven surfaces

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