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Fort Denison Island, Sydney
(3.9/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
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. Before you head to Sydney, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Sydney tour planner, to make sure you see all that Sydney has to offer, including Fort Denison Island.
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  • The sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-off, always include a stop at Fort Denison, who was a former prison. It is said that despite being very close to the Mainland, the island not presidiarios risked swimming afraid of sharks. Is a stone fortification, with a pier one, and a lighthouse.
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  • Had an amazing lunch at fort Denison. Food was outstanding with the view to die for. Wait staff very attentive. Weather was ideal. Not a cheap day out however. 
  • WOW!! What an awesome day we had here..it was a surprise birthday for my husband arranged by our daughters. Couldn't have asked for a better time or place. We left Circular Quay and arrived just in ti...  more »