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We had a great guide around the tunnels, who was clearly really passionate about everything that was fort related. The one hour tour passed really quickly and was really interesting, the gun being fired at 1 was pretty cool too. Really enjoyed it. Thanks.
We almost didn’t stop here because we didn’t think it would be worth it but the views alone were amazing! We really enjoyed checking it out. Would have liked to do the tunnel tour. Recommend an hour or so here.
Good educational visit on history of WW2 and the view is fabulous. Check out the cannons and the dug outs. Worth looking at the free movie as soon as you get in. Plently of room for the kids to explore.
This is one of those things that you don't want to miss. The fort is perched on the top of the hill and the view alone is worth the visit. Fort Scratchley is rich in history and the guides are only too happy to enrich...More
This is an awesome attraction to have a walk through, especially the guided tunnel tour. The guides had a vast knowledge of the history of this fort. They fire the restored cannons, although we missed this.
While visiting Nobbys Head and Breakwater, we also checked out fort Scratchley. Lots of history here defending against invaders. Very well kept and the staff here were very friendly and informative so that we could maximize our visit. There are placards with photos explaining the...More
Went to see the advertised gun salute to the HMAS Newcastle as she came thru the harbour heads. The ship was running late so that gave us plenty of time to go on the Tunnel Tour.
What an enormous amount of history and "tales to...More
this fort is the only one in Australia to fire on an enemy at sea and still has working guns which are fired periodicaly the fort is still maintaned in a good condition and well worth touring also good views over Nobby's beach and the...More
Well organised, well maintained and very interesting. Some great explanations of local history and bygone days. Kid friendly and accessible. Surrounding area provides spectacular views. Restaurants and coffee shops nearby. A great place to visit. Bookings essential.