Headland Park Tunnels & Gunners Tour
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This tour takes visitors through two sets of fortifications dating back to the 1870s. Walk through underground tunnels and view the harbour from gun emplacements where soldiers once defenced the entry to Sydney Harbour right up until WWII. Learn about the role Headland Park played in the defence of Sydney during WWII. In addition to historic fortifications you will also walk through beautiful bushland with magnificent harbour views, which now hosts artists, cafes, restaurants and businesses, with plenty of open space to explore. The tour concludes amongst historic buildings now serving as an artists’ precinct with parkland, BBQs and a cafe.


Date:    Suspended until further notice
Time:   10:45am - 12:15pm



   $10 adult, $7 child/concession, $20 family (2 adults & 2 children).  Booking fees apply.

 Tour information

  • Bookings essential.
  • The tour is 90 minutes and includes stairs, bush tracks and unlit underground tunnels. The tour concludes at Georges Heights Artists’ Precinct and is approximately a five minute walk to the car park.
  • A moderate level of fitness and mobility is required on this tour. Provide your own torch, phone torches are adequate. Wear suitable walking shoes, bring a sunhat or wet weather clothing if needed.
  • Tours will proceed regardless of weather conditions except in cases of extreme weather. Participants will be notified via SMS if the tour is cancelled and a full refund of the ticket price (less booking fees) will be made.
  • Tours are family friendly, children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. You must comply with all directions of the Guides, Rangers and Security. For safety reasons, maximum tour numbers cannot be exceeded. Dogs, bicycles and smoking are not allowed on the tour and the tour is not suitable for wheelchairs, strollers or prams.
  • For further information about Headland Park and our tours, visit harbourtrust.gov.au or email info@harbourtrust.gov.au.
  • Tickets are non-refundable, transfers can be made up to seven (7) days prior to the tour date.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are advised that this tour contains stories and may contain images of deceased people.
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