UPDATE: Due to popular demand, and current restrictions on maximum tour attendance, tickets for our Defence of Sydney Tours have sold out. Don't worry – we'll be releasing tickets for additional tour dates, commencing 4 April, shortly.
The Defence of Sydney Tour is an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the men and women who served at North Fort, a former army base at North Head Sanctuary, Manly that once protected Sydney Harbour. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, you will marvel at heritage gun emplacements and descend into the 200-metre-long military tunnel complex. Finally, our guide will demystify an underground bunker once shrouded in secrecy: The Plotting Room.
Cost: $10 per adult, $7 per child (12 & under) and $7 per concession holder.
Hours & times: Every Sunday at 10:30am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2pm. Duration of tour is 90 mins.
Meeting point: North Fort Visitor Centre, North Head Scenic Drive, Manly, NSW 2095.
Planning your trip: For information about getting to North Fort, including by public transport, visit https://www.harbourtrust.gov.au/en/see-and-do/visit/north-head-sanctuary/. This webpage also contains information on visitor parking and public facilities.
As a registered COVID Safe business, we require all tour participants to check-in using the NSW QR code provided on site before the commencement of the tour. Further, every tour participant must ensure they:
Please note: This tour has high touch points including hand rails and entering confined spaces, we recommend providing own hand sanitiser and wearing a face mask.
Discover our full tour program: https://www.harbourtrust.gov.au/en/see-and-do/tours/