Note that the service does not regularly stop at the park entrance. The Shuttle Bus connects with the Portsea public bus (788) stop at the front entrance gate at three designated times – see timetable below.
This service is operated by Ventura Buslines under permit arrangement with Parks Victoria. Tickets are available for purchase from the driver at the designated stops. Most credit cards and cash accepted. Tickets are valid for the day of purchase only. One-way tickets are not available.
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Change of Conditions
Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.
Point Nepean National Park
Point Nepean National Park is closed
Under the direction of the Chief Health Officer and in accordance with Department of Health and Human Services’ requirements limiting the number of people at public gatherings to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) Point Nepean National Park will remain closed until further notice.
The Bend Steps closedAccess to The Bend steps, including access to the Bay Beach Walk from this location, will be closed until further notice due to severe erosion. Beach access is available at Observatory Point and the Quarantine Station only.
Notices Affecting Multiple Sites
Heritage building and precinct closures due to COVID-19The following buildings and structures will remain closed until further notice:-- Information Centre- Fort Nepean Tunnels and Engine House- Disinfecting Complex (Boiler House)- Foul Luggage Store- Shepherd’s Hut- Hospital 3 & Cook HouseThere is no bike hire.
Shuttle Bus service suspended until further noticeThe Point Nepean Shuttle Bus service has been suspended until further notice to help reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).The park remains open to vehicle entry from 6am – 6pm, and 24/7 access for pedestrians and cyclists. The toilet facilities also remain open.