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Tunnels and Gunners Tour

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  • $11 per adult
  • $8 per child
  • $8 per concession
  • $8 per senior

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  • Time: 10:45am, first Sunday of every month
  • Duration: 90 mins
  • Group tour also available (Mon-Fri)
  • Car
  • Bus
  • Ferry

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Georges Heights at Headland Park, Mosman NSW 2088.


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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 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.


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Join our regular scheduled tours
  • Tickets are $11 per adult, $8 per child (12 & under), $8 per concession and $8 per senior.
  • First Sunday of every month (5 Feb, 5 March, 2 April 2023).
  • 10.45 am to 12.15pm
Request a group tour

Subject to guide availability, we accept private group bookings. To request a private group tour, complete our enquiry form. 


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Embark on our next Tunnels and Gunners Tour to discover the significant role Georges Heights once played in Sydney’s coastal defence network.
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Plan Ahead

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For information about getting to Georges Heights, including by public transport, see: Visit Georges Heights. This webpage also contains information on visitor parking and public facilities.

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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.

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This tour includes steep stairs and underground tunnels 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.

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Suitable walking shoes, a sunhat and wet weather gear (if needed).  This tour has high touch points including hand rails and includes entry into confined spaces. As such, we recommend providing own hand sanitiser and wearing a face mask.

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Tours will proceed regardless of weather conditions except in the event of extreme weather. Participants will be notified via email if the tour is cancelled and a full refund of the ticket price will be made. 

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To exchange your ticket(s) or request a refund, please contact our ticket solutions provider, Ticketbooth, via their support webpage: support.ticketbooth.com.au/contact/


Helpful links

Learn more about Georges Heights and other heritage sites protected by the Harbour Trust...