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Short Walks: 1-2 Hours

Capel Sound Bay Trail

Walk Difficulty Capel Sound Foreshore Reserve is located along a 3.75km stretch of foreshore at Capel Sound (formerly Rosebud West). Generally the path surface is 2m wide and made of asphalt. This section of the Bay Trail takes travellers from Chinamans Creek through the Capel Sound camping grounds to the Rye foreshore opposite Marshall Street. You can stop at a cafe or do a spot of shopping at the village shopping strip close to Chinamans Creek, or at Rye. This section also includes some of of the Peninsula's famous colourful bathing boxes.

This walk is on a shared pathway for walkers and cyclists that is part of the picturesque 30km Mornington Peninsula Bay Trail along the Port Phillip coast from Safety Beach to Portsea.

  • Address:
1585 Nepean Highway Capel Sound Victoria 3940
  • Start/Finish:
flat easy terrain, shared by walkers and bikes
  • Route Information:
One way
  • Start Location:
1585 Nepean Highway Capel Sound Victoria 3940
  • End Location:
2047 Point Nepean Road Tootgarook Victoria 3941
  • Distance:
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  • Facilities:
Barbecue, Boating Facilities, Cafe, Campsites, Caravan / Camper Trailer / Campervan Sites, Carpark, Food and Refreshments, Picnic Area, Public Toilet, Restaurant, Shaded Area, Sheltered Area, Shop / Gift Shop
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