Discovery Bay Marine National Park

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Discovery Bay Marine National Park
Victoria
IUCN category II (national park)
Discovery Bay Marine National Park is located in Victoria
Discovery Bay Marine National Park
Discovery Bay Marine National Park
Nearest town or city Portland
Coordinates 38°21′S 141°22′E / 38.350°S 141.367°E / -38.350; 141.367Coordinates: 38°21′S 141°22′E / 38.350°S 141.367°E / -38.350; 141.367
Established 16 November 2002 (2002-11-16)[1]
Area 27.7 km2 (10.7 sq mi)[1]
Managing authorities Parks Victoria
Website Discovery Bay Marine National Park
See also Protected areas of Victoria

The Discovery Bay Marine National Park is a protected marine national park located in the Western District of Victoria, Australia The 2,770-hectare (6,800-acre) marine park is located near Portland,[2][3][4] and extends along 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) of coastline on the western side of Cape Bridgewater, from Cape Duquesne to Blacks Beach, and offshore 3 nautical miles (5.6 km; 3.5 mi) to the limit of Victorian waters.

The Discovery Bay Coastal Park protects the adjacent coastline.

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  1. ^ a b Discovery Bay Marine National Park management plan (PDF). Parks Victoria (PDF). Melbourne: Government of Victoria. February 2007. pp. 1, 5. ISBN 0-7311-8361-4. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Discovery Bay Marine National Park". Parks Victoria. Government of Victoria. 2010. Retrieved 5 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Discovery Bay Marine National Park: visitor guide" (PDF). Parks Victoria (PDF). Government of Victoria. December 2003. Retrieved 24 February 2011. 
  4. ^ Plummer, A.; Morris, L.; Blake, S.; Ball, S. (September 2003). "Marine Natural Values Study: Victorian Marine National Parks and Sanctuaries" (PDF). Parks Victoria Technical Series (PDF). Government of Victoria. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 

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