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Short Walks: Under 1 Hour

Gunners Cottage to Observatory Point Walk (Point Nepean National Park)

Walk Difficulty Gunners Cottage was built in the early 1900s and housed many military personnel and their families. From here you can take the 100m path to visit the historic Point Nepean Cemetery or walk the 500m Walter Pisterman Heritage Walk to the remnants of the former quarantine cattle jetty.

At Observatory Point there is a picnic area and views of the Bay. Return via Coles track to complete the circuit. Car parking is available at the Quarantine Station or Gunners Cottage (cars are not permitted past this point).

  • Address:
Coles Track Portsea Victoria 3944
  • Route Information:
  • Start Location:
Coles Track Portsea Victoria 3944
  • End Location:
Coles Track Portsea Victoria 3944
  • Distance:
  • Time to Complete:
0.5 HRS
  • Facilities:
Picnic Area, Public Toilet, Shaded Area
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