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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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  • Fort Denison is a colonial era fort on a small sandstone island in the middle of Sydney Harbour. Locals still call Fort Denison by its original name, Pinchgut, becouse of its history of punishing... 
    Fort Denison is a colonial era fort on a small sandstone island in the middle of Sydney Harbour. Locals still call Fort Denison by its original name, Pinchgut, becouse of its history of punishing...  more »
  • This barren island fortress sits smack in the middle of Sydney Harbour. It’s the one you go right past whenever you catch a ferry from Circular Quay to Manly. It’s forbidding and stark. A relic of... 
    This barren island fortress sits smack in the middle of Sydney Harbour. It’s the one you go right past whenever you catch a ferry from Circular Quay to Manly. It’s forbidding and stark. A relic of...  more »
  • We passed Fort Denison Island several times on our trips on the ferry between Circular Quay and Manly. This is a heritage fort on a Sydney Harbour island and is a a former defense facility, It has....  more
    We passed Fort Denison Island several times on our trips on the ferry between Circular Quay and Manly. This is a heritage fort on a Sydney Harbour island and is a a former defense facility, It has....  more »

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