Happy Valley (Point Nepean National Park)

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Happy Valley (Point Nepean National Park)

Follow the Happy Valley Walk through Moonah woodland and discover the remnants of the Happy Valley Army Barracks. The short, but narrow loop walk is a great way to get off the beaten track.

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Happy Valley (Point Nepean National Park)

Need to know

Happy Valley (Point Nepean National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • Management vehicle only
  • No firearms allowed
  • No generators
  • No vehicles
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No dogs allowed
  • No camping
  • No bicycles

Warnings

  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
  • 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.

Closures - Fort Nepean

Engine house walking track closed until further notice.  Access to Gun emplacements 5 & 6, Engine House, Battery Observation Posts restricted.  

South Channel Fort (Point Nepean National Park) - Tunnels closed

The South Channel Fort and Jetty remains open to public access. However, all access into the sub terrain tunnels/ keep (via Licensed Tour Operators) is currently restricted due to safety concerns - pending further engineering/ technical assessments.

Discovery Tents expansion: February – late 2024

Works to expand the ‘Discovery Tents’ campground at Point Nepean National Park are underway. During this time, some areas of the Quarantine Station may be temporarily closed to public access, and there may be some construction noise. For more information, visit the project page, email the team at engage@parks.vic.gov.au or call us on 13 1963.

Altered Front Gate Opening/Closing Times

Point Nepean National Park is open daily. Temporarily vehicles may enter the park between 7am-6pm and can exit at any time. Pedestrians and cyclists can enter and exit the park any time.

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