Point Nepean National Park, Portsea
(4.8/5 based on 240+ 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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  • We went to the quarantine station the other day and it is really interesting. It's all about the ships that landed there and had to be quarantined for various health reasons and how the passengers wer...  more »
  • We spent the afternoon exploring the park. So much to see. Quarantine station. Observatory point, Harold Holt memorial and amazing scenery. 
  • Just wandered along the track in the National Park, and blundered into an amazing slice of Australian history. How in hell is this free attraction not better known and advertised?