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Oliver Hill Battery

Oliver Hill Lookout, Parker Point Road | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
+61 8 9372 9732
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Oliver Hill Lookout, Parker Point Road | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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+61 8 9372 9732
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Caught the train up to the Battery, itself a worthwhile experience, very well preserved gun placement, lovingly restored. Great history and knowledgeable guide. Suggest the claustrophobic stay away as the tunnel is just that.

Thank Damian O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived from a guided tour group, and I was pleasantly surprised at the level of attention and renovation of www2 guns which were never fired in anger, great views as well and some great fact the gun could shoot 29 miles , amazing.

Thank Henry D
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is a very interesting place to visit. There are well informed guides to lead you around and to give you history. Good views too.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Oliver Hill Battery is a wonderfully preserved site due to the volunteers that 'man' it. I am cognisant of WW history, but most of this was all news to me. The size of the guns and the staffing of it through War was really...More

Thank helenbT3644HF
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Getting up the hill on a push bike was slow going nutshell worth it as the Vista was amazing. The history of the installation is well laid out.

Thank thomo3348
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Thank you to the guide John who helped us today with my 88 yr old mum who was a little wobbly on her feet- she loved the train and tunnel tour and managed all the steps. Thank you - we had been nervous about finding...More

Thank Neville H
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Oliver Hill Battery is a must when on Rottnest. A lovely train journey was followed by a fascinating insight into the Battery, the volunteer guides were very knowledgeable and all of us were fascinated to hear about its history, walking down the tunnels and seeing...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Was built to defend Fremantle and Perth from sea invation re ww11. Lovely guides for those booked on Train Tour Lack of accessible toilets and seating though for disabled/ aged Tour of site not really suitable if infirm or age, ride in old tram carriages...More

Thank MW6530
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The huge gun was state of the art when installed prior to World War 2. It had a range of 29 kilometres to protect shipping to Fremantle. The volunteer guides give an entertaining and informative tour of the site that inclusive a trip down the...More

1  Thank SydneyConcordian
Reviewed 14 September 2016

As soon as we mentioned that there was a 'big gun' at the top of Oliver Hill our children needed no more incentive than that to reach the top, although depending on your level of fitness if you are cycling up, you may need to...More

Thank fluffymonkey
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