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Was Once A Prison For The Worst Convicts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You had to be a REALLY bad person in order to get sent here. But nowadays, thankfully, this is a peaceful and harmless little island. You can either enjoy its view from the beach or from the ferry or get a guided tour of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Sadly now the restaurant has closed, but this was an absolute must to do when visiting Sydney - couldn't beat that view!!!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Don't go without taking the tour, or you won't see or understand the best parts. Not that it's not interesting to be there, but there much more to see and understand once inside the tower. The guide was excellent and helpful, and able to answer...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank RossHJames
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Fort Denison was a fortress built on a rocky outcrop in Sydney Harbour to help protect the city in the event of a Russian invasion during the Crimean War. It basically consists of a tower with historical artifacts relating to the fort's past, as well...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Roddlez
Reviewed April 9, 2018

It was almost by accident I got to see this little gem, as I bought a hop on hop off ticket thru Captain Cook cruises and one of the stops was The Fort. You don't need long but do go and go on tour at...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank thecubhole
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Very small island in Sydney Harbor. This is where the worst inmates from the penal colony were sent. The tour is VERY informative and well worth your time to go out there.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

Haven't set foot on the Island for over 20 years when we took the whole family for a great day out but got to enjoy its majesty from the Harbour this time around. A beautiful example of the workmanship & masonry skills of the 1800's...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Fort Denison has a lot of history to see like a museum but to get the most out of it (or if you're planning on going up the tower) then you need to get a tour. The tour shows you around the public parts of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank bouncykiwi123
Reviewed January 3, 2018

If you're a lover of History ..you'll love this place .....the Cannons,the Gunpowder basement. The sandstone & of course the marvellous Harbour with its fabulous Bridge ..the best photo op you ' ll ever have . I love Sydney Harbour ❤️️

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank raineyday1712
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

In the center of sydney harbour rests this little convict island. Which houses a convict jail in the old days. Very strict cruel penal colony and convicts that were really bad guys were sent there to be whipped and isolated. Nothing much happened there for...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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