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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 arrived early (about 8am) and parked at the Gunners Cottage. The park allows access in from 8-6pm. You can exit 24/7. It was perfect weather around 21 degrees. I wouldn't want to do this walk on a ...  more »
  • No better place for a walk (and history lesson) than around and throughout Point Nepean. One of the best coastal views / walks in the world? Porobably. 
  • But be prepared for the flys. It is a easy around 3.5km walk. My parents made it quite easy (they are over 60), just be prepared with plenty of water because the tap water at the fort is not drinkable...  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