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Aerial view of Bare Island and the fort, Kamay Botany Bay National Park. Photo: S Cohen/OEH

Bare Island Fort guided tour

Join this guided tour to hear about the unpredictable history of Bare Island Fort at La Perouse. We'll cross a 130-year-old wooden bridge and enter a world of fine engineering and great deception.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Tour runs 1.30pm to 2.15pm, 2.30pm to 3.15pm and 3.30pm to 4.15pm. Meet 15 minutes before your tour starts.

2019 tour dates:

Every Sunday. No tours on Sunday 12 May, Sunday 29 September or Sunday 15 December 2019.

Friday 26 April, Friday 12 July, Friday 19 July, Friday 4 October and Friday 11 October 2019.

2020 tour dates:

Every Sunday from Sunday 5 January to Sunday 28 June 2020. No tours on Sunday 9 February and Sunday 3 May 2020.

Friday 3 January, Friday 10 January, Friday 17 January, Friday 24 January, Friday 17 April and Friday 24 April 2020.

Where
La Perouse area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park in Sydney and surrounds
The Queens magazine, built on Goat Island in the 1830s. Photo: Natasha Webb/OEH

Goat Island heritage tour

Take a fascinating tour of Goat Island, an iconic Sydney landmark in Sydney Harbour National Park.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Tours run 10.35am to 1.10pm

2019 tour dates:

Sunday 5 May, Sunday 19 May, Sunday 2 June, Sunday 16 June, Thursday 27 June, Sunday 7 July, Sunday 21 July, Thursday 25 July, Sunday 4 August, Sunday 18 August, Thursday 22 August, Sunday 1 September, Sunday 15 September, Thursday 26 September, Sunday 6 October, Sunday 20 October, Thursday 24 October, Sunday 3 November, Sunday 17 November, Thursday 21 November, Sunday 1 December, Sunday 15 December and Thursday 19 December 2019.

2020 tour dates:

Sunday 5 January, Thursday 9 January, Thursday 16 January, Sunday 19 January, Thursday 23 January, Sunday 2 February, Thursday 6 February, Sunday 16 February, Thursday 20 February, Sunday 1 March, Sunday 15 March, Thursday 19 March, Sunday 5 April, Sunday 19 April, Thursday 23 April, Sunday 3 May, Sunday 17 May, Thursday 28 May, Sunday 7 June, Sunday 21 June and Thursday 25 June 2020.

Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Sunset, Sydney Harbour Bridge view from Goat Island. Photo: Rosie Nicolai/OEH

Three islands tour aboard the Gargarle

Join an NPWS guide on the historic boat, Gargarle, for a fascinating tour of three islands in Sydney Harbour. The Gargarle was built in the 1950s to transport maritime workers to and from Goat Island.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Tour runs 10am to 2pm.

2019 tour dates: Sunday 27 October.

2020 tour dates: Sunday 12 January, Thursday 30 January, Sunday 29 March and Sunday 24 May.

Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Bare Island in La Perouse, Kamay Botany Bay National Park. Photo: E Sheargold/DPIE

Bare Island and Cape Banks ultimate day tour

Uncover the wealth of history along the shores of La Perouse, Kamay Botany Bay National Park. From a shipwreck to the Henry Head fortifications, there's plenty to delve into on this guided tour.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Tour times: 9.30am to 3pm. Meet at 9.15am

Tour dates: Sunday 23 February, Thursday 27 February, Thursday 16 April, Sunday 26 April, Thursday 11 June and Sunday 28 June 2020

Where
La Perouse area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park in Sydney and surrounds

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Evans lookout, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Kevin McGrath/NSW Government