Fort Denison Island, Sydney

3.8
#4 of 19 in Nature in Sydney
Located on an island in Sydney Harbour, Fort Denison Island once serves as a defensive facility for Syndey Harbour and colonial prison. These days it offers a museum and, with 360-degree views of the Sydney Harbour, a fine place to enjoy a picnic. Head into the fort's sandstone Martello Tower to see a collection of colonial artifacts. If you plan to take a Hop-On Hop-Off cruise, see which of the boats stop at the fort. Using our custom trip planner, Sydney attractions like Fort Denison Island can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Fort Denison Island is a tiny island right in the middle of Sydney Harbour. It can be seen from almost anywhere around the harbour, particularly from the side of the Botanic Gardens, but also, more...  more »
  • Visited on Monday 11th November. We were on the ferry to Manly and got to see this interesting Island as we went past. Has so much history and not to be missed.  more »

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