Police Point Shire Park

This bushland reserve is situated between the Police Point complex of historic buildings and the neighbouring Point Nepean National Park.

Bunurong people count the area as having significant cultural value and was used over successive generations for thousands of years.

The reserve provides a refuge for the Long-nosed bandicoots amongst other rare fauna. Moonah woodland and grassy calcareous swales make it idea habitat for these small marsupials.

Visitors can make use of short walking trails and explore the area before settling off on longer walks through Point Nepean.  

Main access point: Frankland's Drive, Portsea.

Other access points: Walking access from Point Nepean National Park.

Walks: Bushland trails, view points.

Parking: Public car park, on Frankland's Drive.

Friends Group: Joining a Friends Group is a great way to be involved in your local community and helps protect biodiversity. Friends of Police Point are active in this reserve. The Shire also partners with 50 other friends groups across the Peninsula. For further information visit our Friends Groups page.  

Dogs: This reserve is a designated DOG PROHIBITED AREA and dogs are not permitted.  For further information on leash-free and dog prohibited areas visit, Leash-free areas.  

 Take a look at iNaturalist to see the plants and animals the community have recorded in this area – Observations · iNaturalist 


1 Frankland's Drive, Portsea 3944  View Map

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