Point Nepean Master Plan Implementation

Work on delivering key actions from the Point Nepean Master Plan (2017) is well underway. Improved visitor facilities opened in 2020 and works are continuing this year with an interpretation project and new camping area. 


The project includes:

1. Upgrade of Defence Road to Fort Nepean. This project delivered improved visitor safety and enabled bicycle access to Fort Nepean.

Works completed 2018


2. New visitor facilities at the Quarantine Station including seating, picnic and BBQ facilities with shelters and drinking water fountains.

Works completed 2020

3. An uplift of the Quarantine Station disinfecting complex and park-wide interpretation and storytelling.

Underway - completion due December 2022


4. A new pre-pitched tent camping experience at the Quarantine Station. The camping experience will consist of pre-pitched tents on platforms on the lawn outside the Quarantine Station, and will be especially designed for people new to camping. The experience will be designed for short stay camping.

Underway - completion due end 2022

Project funding

$3.7 million State Government funding


Latest news - November 2021

Point Nepean Advisory Group - calling for community members

Parks Victoria is calling for members from the community to serve on the Point Nepean National Park Advisory Group, which will support park managers with advice on a range of strategic issues relating to the park.

Advisory group members will represent the cross section of community interests and will be selected on the basis of their skills and experience in the areas of conservation, cultural heritage, natural resources, land management, tourism, recreation, education and/or community service. The appointment term is for three years, meeting up to four times a year.

Applicants with appropriate skills and a strong interest in Point Nepean National Park are encouraged to apply. 
Documents are available below or by emailing PointNepean@parks.vic.gov.au. 

Terms of Reference (TOR)

Expression of Interest (EOI)

Applications close Friday 10 December 2021


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Have questions or want to learn more about this project, contact us on:
Phone 13 1963
Email info@parks.vic.gov.au


Point Nepean Research and Education Field Station Project

A proposed field station, to be based in the national park, would be jointly established by Monash University and the University of Melbourne. It would be an interdisciplinary science research and education facility focused on coastal environments, climate change, history and culture, the arts and community engagement.  
To support the planning of the proposed research and education field station at Point Nepean National Park, site investigation works are being undertaken in Point Nepean National Park Quarantine Station site begining Tuesday 29 June 2021.  

For more information on the Research and Education Field Station please visit www.pointnepeanfieldstation.org.au


Background documents 


Services/As-Built Drawings

Ecological Requirements

Storytelling and Interpretation

Any information contained in these documents is provided for general information only. Parks Victoria makes no warranty or representation as to the accuracy of any information contained in these documents. Many of the documents include concepts or suggestions from external consultants that have provided input into Parks Victoria's planning processes. Not all concepts or suggestions have been incorporated into the strategic directions for Point Nepean National Park. Any views or opinions expressed in these documents do not necessary represent the views or opinions of Parks Victoria. Parks Victoria shall have no liability for any statements, opinions, information or matters (express or implied) arising out of, contained in or derived from, or for any omissions from, or failure to correct any information in these documents.


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