London Bridge - Quarantine Station - Point Nepean - Bushwalking Victoria


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London Bridge - Quarantine Station - Point Nepean Point Nepean National Park

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  • Walk Length: 10 km
  • Walk duration: 4 - 5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: One Way
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Portsea

Walk Area:  Melbourne - South

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  107 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes

Walk Details Collated:  October 2011

Walk Details Provided ByCatholic Walking Club of Victoria  & Peninsula Bushwalking Club

Walk Description

Starting at the car park descend to the beach and visit London Bridge (1).  Return to the car park and follow Wilsons Folly Track (2) north until you reach Defence Road (3).  Turn west along the track to Ochilti Road and follow this road north to the Quarantine Station (4).  Walk west along Coles Track beside Ticonderoga Bay to Observation Point (5).

The track will travel inland until you arrive again at Defence Road. Cross the road and follow the track to Cheviot Hill Lookout (6).  Go along the new Range Area Walk until you come the track to Monash Light. Turn right and follow this track to Monash Light (7).  Retrace your steps back to Range Area Track and follow east back to Defence Road (8).  Turn right (east) and follow Defence Road about 1.5 kms to the Visitors Centre Car Park.

Getting There

This walk commences at car park for London Bridge (Melways 156 A5) and finishes at the Visitor Centre for Point Nepean National Park (Melways 156 C2). 

Drive through Sorrento eto Portsea on Point Nepean Rd. Turn left (south) into Back Beach Road and follow for about 1 km, then turn right into London Bridge road. Follow until the end and the Car Park.

Further Information

Parks Victoria: Point Nepean National Park

Nepean Historical SocietyInformation on Quarnatine Station

Mobile phone coverage information

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