Japanese mini submarine tour: Fort Denison
Sydney Harbour National Park
In 1942, 3 midget submarines entered Sydney Harbour to attack naval vessels docked there. What happened next? Find out on this great harbour tour into Sydney's history in Sydney Harbour National Park.
Sunday 27 May, Thursday 31 May, Sunday 29 July and Sunday 26 August 2018, 10.30am–1.30pm. Thursday 25 October 2018, 1.30pm–4.30pm. Meet 30 minutes before start of tour.
- Fort Denison, Sydney Harbour National Park
- Easy. Suitable for adults and teens 16 years and over.
Adult $67 per person. Concession $62 per person.
- Meeting point
- Cadmans Cottage forecourt, 110 George Street, The Rocks
- Bookings required. Phone 1300 072 757 or book online.
- Group bookings available on request (minimum of 50 people).
An NPWS guide will take you back to this fateful night during World War II, when the conflict came right into Sydney Harbour. You'll take a trip on a historic ferry. We'll trace the movement of the submarines. You'll learn about the civilians and naval personnel involved in this extraordinary story. We'll spend some time on Fort Denison, and we'll also visit Garden Island. You'll see the conning tower of one of the midget submarines there.
- in Sydney Harbour National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Sydney Harbour National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
Bradleys Head carpark: $8 per vehicle per day. North Head carpark: $5 per vehicle per day. There are pay and display machines that accept cards and coins - no change given. Chowder Bay Road parking: Monday-Friday: $3 per hour, to a maximum of $16 per day. Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: $4 per hour, to a maximum of $20 per day. If you hold an NPWS All Parks or Multi Parks Pass, you can park free for up to four hours per day - additional time can be purchased. Car parks operated by Sydney Harbour Federation Trust or Mosman Council are not covered by your pass. Please check signs carefully.
Landing fee or tour fee applies to visit Sydney Harbour Islands. Fort Denison can only be visited on a tour. To visit Shark, Clark or Rodd islands Island, all vessels, including kayaks, need to pay a $7 per person landing fee. To arrange, please contact 13000 PARKS (13000 72757).Buy an annual pass.
(02) 9337 5511
Contact hours: 9am-5pm Monday to Friday
- Greycliffe House, Nielsen Park, Vaucluse NSW
- Fax: (02) 9337 1303
(02) 9960 6266
Contact hours: 10am-4pm Wednesday and Thursday
- Governors Road, Middle Head, Mosman NSW
- Fax: (02) 9960 3965