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At the time of writing (May 2019), this is only accessible on a Sunday because it is only accessible by ferry. It's a very short trip from Circular Quay.
Located at the northern end of the Garden Island Naval Base, the museum is very well...More
We discovered Garden Island on the way to visit Doyle's at Watson's Bay via the ferry. We intended to stay for an hour but stayed for two and could have stayed longer. The free Naval Museum is informative and entertaining. There is a cafe and...More
Almost every tourist and Sydneysider sails past this place and almost none know they can visit it! This is spot is the former Naval Signals station on Garden Island Naval Base, now turned into a park / picnic ground and home of the Naval Heritage...More
We were fortunate to have a clear sunny day for our visit.
Pleasant ferry ride to and from Circular Quay - return by catamaran for us!
Take a guided tour and discover all the information that is to be had from this establishment. Museum is...More
Tourists are in fact permitted to visit the end point of Garden Island, which is an active Naval Base. The only way off and on is by using the Sydney Ferry service.
We went to Garden Island at around 2pm and were given strict instructions...More
Most Sydneysiders don't know that Garden Island is open for visits. While it is still in use by the Navy you can access one side of it by ferry. It is very interesting to see the historical aspects and there is an amazing naval museum...More
A short ferry trip to the wharf gives the highlights of Sydney Harbour. From the wharf we were greeted and given the lowdown of the visitor areas of Garden Island as it is an active naval base. The museum is modern and has interesting displays....More
We caught a ferry from Circular Quay for a short trip. It was a fine warm winter's day - perfect. We enjoyed the museum - interesting things inside and out. A working periscope that looks out over the harbour. Part of a Japanese submarine, and...More
My Dad was one of the fortunate ones who survived a Kamikaze attack during WWII. He saw the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender from the deck of his ship the Shropshire 9th September 1945 in Tokyo Bay.
All the memories from dad's war...More