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Short Walks: Under 1 Hour

Cheviot Hill Walking Trail (Point Nepean National Park)

Walk Difficulty Cheviot Hill is the Point Nepean National Park’s highest point and contains World War II fortifications. It overlooks Cheviot Beach, the site where former Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared without a trace on 17th December 1967. A memorial to Harold Holt is located about 500 metres further along Defence Road from Cheviot Hill.

From Cheviot Hill, you can walk eastwards to Gunners Cottage, or continue west towards the Harold Holt memorial and Eagles Nest.

Car parking is available at the Quarantine Station or Gunners Cottage (cars are not permitted past this point).

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Butlers Track Portsea Victoria 3944
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Butlers Track Portsea Victoria 3944
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Butlers Track Portsea Victoria 3944
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0.5 HRS
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