Point Nepean National Park, Portsea
(4.7/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Situated on the tip of the Mornington Peninsula, Point Nepean National Park offers some of the best of scenery on the Australian coast. The park isn't just a nature reserve; it also touts some of the most significant historical monuments in the region, such as an abandoned Quarantine Station and a handful of military forts. Tunnels connect these forts via a complex underground system of footpaths, so be sure to include an underground tour along with your above-ground exploring. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Point Nepean National Park by using our Portsea vacation route planner.
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  • The quarantine station is fantastic and definitely worth a few hours walking around the old buildings and talking in the history of the area. I would recommend taking lunch and sitting in the surround...  more »
  • This is a great park to visit with elderly and children. The buildings are open for viewing and stand as they were in the 1880s. Easy to walk around. We also found the Ranger very helpful. 
  • Great park with so much history it's hard to grasp all of it in one visit. Long walks to get to all of it so biking could be a great option although a bus (not free although the park entrance fee is) ...  more »