Point Nepean Quarantine Station (Point Nepean National Park)

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Point Nepean Quarantine Station (Point Nepean National Park)

Point Nepean Quarantine Station offers a glimpse into the early European history of Victoria. Established in 1852, explore nearly 50 heritage-listed buildings. Learn about life at this once-remote location and the station's critical role in protecting locals from introduced diseases. 

How to get there

Point Nepean Quarantine Station (Point Nepean National Park)

Facilities

Carpark
Toilets

Need to know

Point Nepean Quarantine Station (Point Nepean National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No drones without a permit
  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • Restricted opening hours
  • Speed restrictions apply
  • Management vehicle only
  • No vehicles
  • Boating zones apply
  • No generators

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Strong currents
    • Deep water
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Beware feral bees
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care

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

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.  

The Point Nepean Shuttle Bus service is not running during the current COVID-19 restrictions

The Point Nepean Shuttle Bus service is not running during the current COVID-19 restrictions.  

Coastal pathway to Engine House precinct - limited access

Access along one section of the coastal path to the Engine House precinct has been realigned and the walkway is narrow.  All abilities access may be limited along this narrow section.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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