Fort Denison Island, Sydney

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Located on an island in Sydney Harbour, Fort Denison Island once serves as a defensive facility for Syndey Harbour and colonial prison. These days it offers a museum and, with 360-degree views of the Sydney Harbour, a fine place to enjoy a picnic. Head into the fort's sandstone Martello Tower to see a collection of colonial artifacts. If you plan to take a Hop-On Hop-Off cruise, see which of the boats stop at the fort. Using our custom trip planner, Sydney attractions like Fort Denison Island can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A short five minute ride from Circular Quay and we arrived at Fort Denison. Our amazing guide with National Parks and Wildlife, Murray, made our tour a wonderful experience. Note there is currently NO...  more »
  • Family of 3 booked guided tour - $32 per adult included ferry ride, national park fee and guided tour. You could take over a picnic and have a longer stay. Our guide was terrific- very knowledgable an...  more »
  • To be frank, you can see this island in less than an hour. It is tiny and while it is interesting, you cannot wander around. The tour is expensive. It's worth a short visit if you have nothing else to...  more »

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