COVID – conditions of participation
The health and safety of visitors remains paramount. As such, we continue to follow COVID-19 directions and advice from the State Government. Visitors are required to comply with NSW Government guidelines and must follow rules around social distancing and basic hygiene. If any members of your group are unwell or have flu like symptoms we ask that they do not attend the tour.
Please note: Defence of Sydney and Tunnels and Gunners tours have high touch points including hand rails and includes entry into confined spaces. We recommend providing own hand sanitiser and wearing a face mask.
Cost: $11 per adult, $8 per child, $8 per concession, $8 per senior | Duration: 90 minutes
During our 90 minute Tunnels and Gunners Tour, an experienced volunteer guide will lead you through two sets of demilitarised fortifications set within coastal bushland, including tunnels off limits to the general public. The tour concludes at the Headland Park Artist Precinct, which is home to a thriving community of painters, potters, sculptors and photographers.
Cost: $11 per adult, $8 per child, $8 per concession, $8 per senior | Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
The Defence of Sydney Tour is an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the men and women who served at North Fort. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, you will marvel at heritage gun emplacements, once capable of firing 26.4km, 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. As you explore this facility, concealed within bushland, you’ll hear how our specialist volunteers faithfully restored it.
Cost: $11 per adult, $8 per child, $8 per concession, $8 per senior | Duration: 60 mins | Note: Tours will run on scheduled dates while group tours can be arranged by appointment.
During this 60-minute tour, a knowledgeable guide will share stories of those who succumbed to the ravages of small pox, the plague and other epidemics. Attendees will also experience the natural beauty of this final resting place, including unspoiled views of Sydney Harbour.