Headland Park Tunnels & Gunners Tour
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Featuring gun emplacements, underground tunnels and other military relics dating back to the 1870s, Georges Heights at Headland Park, Mosman once played a crucial role in the defence of Sydney Harbour. During our 90-minute Tunnels and Gunners Tour, an experienced volunteer guide will lead you through a set of demilitarised fortifications surrounded by coastal bushland, including tunnels off limits to the general public.


Cost: $10 per adult, $7 per child (12 & under) and $7 per concession holder.

Hours & times: 90 min tour runs from 10:45am to 12:15pm

Meeting point: Hospital on the Hill Exhibition, 21 Best Ave, Mosman NSW 2088.

Planning your trip: For information about getting to Georges Heights, including by public transport, visit https://www.harbourtrust.gov.au/en/see-and-do/visit/headland-park/georges-heights/. This webpage also contains information on visitor parking and public facilities.

COVID Safety:

As a registered COVID Safe business, we require ticketholders to use the Service NSW app to scan a QR code and ensure a COVID Safe check-in at Georges Heights, Mosman. Ahead of your tour, please ensure you have downloaded the app to your mobile device: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/check-covid-safe-business-service-nsw-app

To comply with the NSW Government’s COVID-19 public health orders, we are currently only permitting 6 ticketholders (plus a guide) per tour. Further, members of each group must ensure they:

  • comply with current government COVID safety guidelines
  • maintain a physical distance of 1.5 metres from others;
  • have not travelled overseas within the last 14 days;
  • have not had contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case within the last 14 days; and
  • are not unwell and have not had any COVID-19 symptoms in the last 14 days.

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.

Important Info:

  • Content warning:Although this is an all-ages tour, people under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Further, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are advised that the tour contains stories (and may contain images and/or visuals) of deceased people.
  • Site conditions:This tour involves a steep incline and some uneven surfaces, and it is not suitable for wheelchairs and mobility scooters. A moderate level of fitness and mobility is required.You must comply with all directions of the Guides, Rangers and Security. Dogs, bicycles and smoking are not permitted/.
  • What to bring: Suitable walking shoes, a sunhat and wet weather gear (if needed).
  • Weather conditions: Tours will proceed regardless of weather conditions except in the event 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. Access to the balcony is subject to weather conditions.
  • Refund policy:Tickets are non-refundable, transfers can be made up to seven (7) days prior to the tour date.

Discover our full tour program: https://www.harbourtrust.gov.au/en/see-and-do/tours/




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