Federation Walk - 28 & 29 October


This years' Federation Walk is hosted by Melbourne Bushwalkers - planning is well ahead and bookings open on July 1. For further information follow this link.

Changes to the Packhorse Track

Many bushwalkers will have walked the delightful Packhorse Track that winds up through the forest from Howmans Gap to Falls Creek. There have been some changes to the track recently as part of Falls Creek's summer strategy. Read more

Grampians Peak Trail

Excitement in the Grampians is building, as construction on the northern and southern sections of the Peaks Trail gets underway.
Parks Victoria is working with hikers to plan the most scenic walks through the area. Watch this video

Deer Hunting on Snake Island

The Victorian Government announced recently that it would allow a trial to hunt hog deer on the island for a two year period. Bushwalking Victoria has a number of concerns reagrding this proposal. Read more ...

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Point Cook Coastal Park

3.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Walk duration: 60 mins
  • Walk Grade: Gentle
  • Walk Style: Return
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Point Cook Coastal Park

Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Short

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town: Laverton, Hoppers Crossing

Walk Area:  Melbourne - West

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  32 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes

Walk Details Collated:  2011

Walk Details Provided By:  Bushwalking Victoria


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Getting There

Melways: 53 B11

Car:  Turn off the Princes Freeway at Laverton on to Point Cook Road. Continue down his road, for approximately 5km, and turn left on to the Point Cook Homestead Road.  Follow this road to the Homestead and park in the car park.

Car parking:  Free parking is available in 2 car parks, one outside the Homestead gate and one inside.

Public transport:  No Public Transport is available.

Further Information

Facilities:  There is a Cafe at the Homestead area.  Some picnic tables, car parks, and toilets are located in the Homestead area. Toilets and a playground are also located at the Information centre and BBQ area near the RAAF Lake. Rubbish bins are not provided, please take all rubbish with you.

Parks Victoria: Point Cook Coastal Park

Opening Hours: The Park open times are:- Daily 8.30am - 5pm,  8.30am - 7pm Dec & Jan,  8.30am - 6pm Nov, Feb & Mar.

Dogs:  Dogs are not permitted in the park.

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