Trip Planner:   South Pacific  /  Australia  /  Victoria  /  Mornington Peninsula  /  Portsea  /  Historic Sites  /  Fort Nepean

Fort Nepean, Portsea

(60+ reviews on the web)
Historic Site Tourist Spot
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.
Take a look at our Portsea trip itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Fort Nepean and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Create a full Portsea itinerary

Plan your trip to Portsea

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
  • Part of the Point Nepean national park. A great part of our nations history with many of the old fortifications still available to explore.  more »
  • As a Melbourne local I can't believe it took my over twenty years to visit Fort Nepean. What a truly incredible place from beginning to end. Now, fair warning, we had planned to walk the entire path f...  more »
  • What a Place, What a history, That is a great experience, a naturally wild nature with some area with unexploded bombs. Here is Border.  more »
  • This place is is a must for those seeking solitude and peace and quiet. Go on a week day .. even quieter.
  • Such a beautiful, scenic, peaceful day out. History, fresh air and exercise all in one 😊
  • Absolutely breathtaking! It is a must stop destination if you are down this way.. just remember to bring shoes because it is a long walk or you can catch the bus for $5
  • Great place to take the kids exploring and lean about history in a fun way, Take your bikes and enjoy some healthy out door living and enjoy the beach / Bay views. A real great way to lean about the history of Port Melbourne.
  • Worth the walk. Lots of tunnels, great fun for kids. A view of front and back beaches. Would be better if more old gunnery was in place.