Fort Denison Island, Sydney

3.8
#4 of 19 in Nature in Sydney
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. Using our custom trip planner, Sydney attractions like Fort Denison Island can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Was the old jail and the remains currently Castle and artillery models. Nice view when approaching the island can be reached by ferry.
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  • This little island in the middle of Sydney Harbour still fascinates all those who pass it by on the ferries that service various destinations within the vast Sydney Harbour. It was used as a prison fo...  more »

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