Jarman Oval (Point Nepean National Park)


Jarman Oval (Point Nepean National Park)

Jarman Oval is located adjacent to the Quarantine Station within Point Nepean National Park. It is now used to host various events throughout the year. From here you can explore the old Quarantine Station or access one of the many walking tracks the area has on offer.

Snakes are active in the warmer months, so please stay on the existing paths to avoid any unnecessary encounters.

Before you visit check the Fire Danger Rating and for days of Total Fire Ban at www.emergency.vic.gov.au, on the VicEmergency smartphone app or call the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226.

How to get there

Jarman Oval (Point Nepean National Park)

Need to know

Jarman Oval (Point Nepean National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No drones without a permit
  • No horses
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping
  • Management vehicle only
  • No vehicles
  • No generators
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted


  • Water hazards
    • Strong currents
  • Other warnings
    • Unpatrolled area

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

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.

Gun Emplacements 5 and 6, Engine House and Battery Observation Posts closed at Fort Nepean

The Fort Nepean precinct is open, however Gun Emplacements 5 and 6, Engine House and Battery Observation Posts at Fort Nepean are closed due to safety concerns arising from recent engineering inspections. Further technical assessments and remediation investigations are being undertaken.

The Point Nepean Shuttle Bus will not operate on Coastrek event day Friday 27th May

The Shuttle Bus Service will not be operating Friday 27th May due to the Coastrek event.  Our apologies for any inconvenience.  

Fort Nepean Engine House walking track uneven surfaces

The Fort Nepean Engine House walking track has reopened, however care is needed while walking on the track as there are uneven surfaces

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