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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  • Unfortunately, it was closed when we visited Sydney due to refurbishment and conservation works. We could therefore only view it from a ferry as we passed. It can however also be seen from the nearby ...  more »
  • Fort Denison is open for tours between Thursday and Sunday. Talk with the Captain Cook folks about what tours are available and how much they cost. We think there may be a tour up to the tower which c...  more »

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