Running select Saturdays, the Sub Base Platypus Walking Tour is a 60-minute guided journey through the different layers of history at Sub Base Platypus.
Located on the foreshore of North Sydney in Cammeraygal Country, the site now known as Sub Base Platypus was formerly a torpedo factory, submarine base and gasworks.
Ticket holders will learn about the First Nations, industrial and military heritage of this emerging community hub, including remnant buildings from different eras.
Book tickets for one of our regularly scheduled tours or arrange a private tour for your group...
Tickets are $25 per adult, $15 per child (16 and under) and $15 per senior.
Subject to guide availability, we accept private group bookings with a minimum charge equal to the cost of 10 participants. To request a private group tour, complete our enquiry form.
As a registered COVID Safe business, we require ticketholders to visit the Service NSW website, upon arrival at the tour meeting point, and scan a QR code to ensure a COVID Safe check-in.
[Note: When you check in, only the tour location and the time of visit is recorded. This information is stored for 28 days and only for the purpose of contact tracing, if necessary.]
To comply with the NSW Government’s COVID-19 public health orders, we are currently only accepting tour bookings for groups of up to 20 people. Further, members of each group must ensure they:
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.
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.
Suitable walking shoes, a sunhat and wet weather gear (if needed).
Tours will proceed regardless of weather conditions except in the event of extreme weather.
Ahead of your visit, we encourage you to read the terms and conditions for this tour.
It is convenient to walk to Sub Base Platypus from the closest public transport links. For information about getting here, including by public transport, see: Visit Sub Base Platypus. This webpage also contains information on visitor parking and public facilities.
Learn more about Sub Base Platypus and other heritage sites protected by the Harbour Trust...