Friday, April 4, 2008

Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park

Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park
P O Box 400, Rosebud VIC 3939

Dramatic underwater gorges, colourful sponge gardens, tall kelp forests, emerald seagrass beds, expanses of glittering yellow sand, surging currents and tranquil backwaters – the southern end of Port Phillip Bay has it all. Port Philip Heads Marine National Park comprises six separate areas – Swan Bay, Mud Islands, Pope’s Eye, Point Lonsdale, Point Nepean and Portsea Hole.
The diversity of marine habitats within the park create opportunities for a wide range of recreational pursuits from snorkelling, diving, surfing, swimming and boating to bird watching, nature study and beach activities.

The Marine Discovery Centre in Queenscliff conducts school excursions to sites within Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park. Contact the Marine Discovery Centre directly on 5258 3344 for bookings and further information.

Licensed Tour Operators conduct snorkelling safaris into the Marine National Park. Please call Parks Victoria on 131963 for further information.

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