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Bike Riding Tours to Point Nepean National Park

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Bayplay Adventure Tours

Point Nepean is one of Victoria's most beautiful natural landscapes, Bayplay Adventure Tours shows you their favourite places.

Point Nepean's rich history has played an important role in shaping the early settlement, quarantine and defence of Victoria. The park is 560 hectares located at the tip of the Mornington Peninsula. Scenery includes outstanding coastal and panoramic views of Bass Strait, the Rip and Port Phillip Bay.

This Bayplay Adventure Tour begins from inside the park where you meet your guides. From this point you ride past the historical precinct around the Quarantine Station and Gunners Cottage, stopping off at various sites in the park including the historic Cattle Jetty, Pearce Barracks and Eagles Nest.

You then cycle along Defence Road to Fort Nepean. Here you have time to explore the tunnels, forts and gun emplacements from which the first allied shots of both World War l and World War ll were fired. After some refreshments you return to the bikes and tour home via Cheviot Hill where former Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared without a trace in 1967.

Price & booking

Tour pricing information (GST included)

Type Valid Price
Child (Under 15yrs)
24/09/13 - 31/01/17 $66.00
Adult
24/09/13 - 31/01/17 $77.00
Payment methods accepted
American Express Cash Only EFTPOS MasterCard Visa Card
Cancellation and booking policy

Full payment required to confirm booking. 24 hour notice required for cancellation. If the tour is cancelled due to the weather, they will reschedule at the guests' convenience.

More info

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Tour starting location:
Bayplay
Tour highlights:
  • Quarantine Station
Mode of transport:
  • Bicycle
Experiences:
  • Other
Facilities:
  • Car park
  • Courtesy transfer
  • Check-in desk
  • Diving equipment
  • Guide
  • Public transport
  • Waiting area
Languages:
  • English
Activities:
  • Mountain biking

Tour operator

Bayplay Adventure Tours is an award winning accommodation and aquatic adventure tour operator. Providing unique self contained cottages and a range of group accommodation options in retreats and lodges plus a range of Melbourne Day Tours to the Mornington Peninsula.

Bayplay Adventure Tours provide tours or hire gear to Sea Kayak to the Dolphin Sanctuary. All swimming abilities are catered for on the Snorkel with Sea Dragons Tour. Bike Ride to Point Nepean National Park, Bayplay provide tours or bike hire. Guided Scuba Dive to the "Fab Five Dive Sites", Bayplay have tours and PADI Dive Courses. Sail and snorkel Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay with a tour or charter.

Sea Kayaking is the ultimate way to explore the amazingly pristine coastline of the Mornington Peninsula. The ultimate opportunity to meet dolphins, seals and penguins up close as you paddle around the picturesque Point Nepean National Park Coastline and the Dolphin Sanctuary.

See the rare Weedy Sea Dragon colony in their natural habitat. Learn all about the marine life of Port Phillip Bay with their marine naturalist guides. Fun, family friendly tour, non-swimmers are catered for too.

Experience the unique historic Point Nepean National Park from your bike in a fun, engaging and healthy way. Point Nepean's rich history has had a significant impact on Victoria and Australia in terms of immigration, quarantine and defence. Guided or self guided historical tours are available.

Meet some of their rare temperate marine life on a "Fab 5 Dive". You will see Weedy Seadragons, Seahorses, Stingrays and much more. Your will dive Bayplay's most popular dive sites for encountering the bay's most mesmerising marine life.

Sail and snorkel Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay on their 35 foot catamaran. Visit Mud Island, Nepean Bay and Popes Eye Marine Park.

Opening hours:

  • Seven days a week

    8:30am - 5:30pm

    After hours please call operator on mobile. Open till 7:00pm during summer. Not open Christmas Day.

Memberships:
  • Visitor Information Centre

Licenses: