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Fort Denison Island

Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9247 5033
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Was Once A Prison For The Worst Convicts
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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9247 5033
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

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 and brought history to life for us. Suggest timing...More

Thank kareenahappy
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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 do but it is not...More

Thank Leela888
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We arrived by hop on off boat but the time for it to return may have been a little long. Water taxis were also available though. We could not see inside the Tower unless you prebooked a tour but we saw the rest of the...More

Thank Beverley B
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We took a Captain Cook Cruise ferry from Circular Quay to Fort Denison with our 10 and 8 year old niece and nephew who were in Sydney for a weekend of sightseeing. We bought tickets for $20 each and assumed this included a tour of...More

1  Thank Sydneygal007
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I grew up on Fort Denison. My family and I lived there from 1986-1992...the last caretakers of this beautiful spot. I will always call the Fort my spiritual home. Visiting today, my wife made it known to the tour guide (I think her name was...More

4  Thank masonhellcat
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

My partner took me to fort Denison on a vivid dinner experience for my birthday. We loved the VIP water taxi across , the informative fort tour pre dinner and the great views of the city and harbour. On balance though, for the price, and...More

Thank Andrew Y
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Fantastic place to visit right near the city but in the middle of the harbour. The history is absolutely fascinating but the firing of the 1 pm gun was certainly something different The stonework is absolutely amazing and the views glorious. Definitely a "must do"...More

Thank BigBrownBear47
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Fort Denison is the best part of Sydney. It is a fort with spectacular views all-round. Fort Denison has it all, like; spectacular views, aboriginal and convict history, a restaurant, We traveled by the Captain Cook hop on /off cruise which was excellent. The tour...More

1  Thank Titus D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Well $20 ferry ride return from the quay & about 15min trip to Fort & it looked so lovely set out for either coffee or tea & lovely sweets or a wedding which there was ,the tables & chairs set out so nice with a...More

Thank fay p
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Food was fantastic. The views to die for !! The location, the history, the guided tour and service on the day were faultless!! It is a must do !!

Thank FeeU68
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