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Fort Nepean, Portsea

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Fort Nepean is a former defensive facility occupying part of Point Nepean, Victoria, Australia. It was part of a network of fortifications, commanded from Fort Queenscliff, protecting the narrow entrance to Port Phillip.
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  • We wandered around Fort Nepean on a recent trip to Melbourne from New Zealand. The site is well signposted and has excellent storyboards and photos to tell the story of these early arrivals to Austral...  more »
  • Excellent place for a walk and learn about some Aussie history. Located at right at the end of Mornington Peninsula, its great for military buffs, as it was a real fort... and for people who like to r...  more »
  • We jumped on our bikes in Ocean Grove, across on the ferry and rode to Point Nepean. I would recommend this ride to anyone, be mindful there are a few hills and you need to walk the last kilometre or ...  more »
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  • Awesome walks with terrific scenery. There is a shuttle bus for the long sections at a small cost. Interesting to see where Harrold Holt dissapear from. The fort has some awesome historic things about including the dissapearing guns. I understand that the fist allied shots in both world wars were fired from the cannons on the heads here.
  • An amazing piece of local history. Well preserved. There are speakers that explain points of interest to you and bring the fort to life.
  • 3KM walk from car park. Place is very scenic, there is another track which goes in the trees with distance over 5KM. Bus timings are from 10:00 to 3:00 PM. The ride ticket is 10 dollars.
  • Beautiful piece of Victorian history! Find a sunny day and enjoy the amazing walks in and around Fort Nepean!
  • Great scenery and a well set up museum, but be prepared for a long walk