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Allow an hour to walk there from Thompson Bay but you can get the bus is you prefer.
Great lookout but to get the true benefit of the visit I recommend the guided tour of the tunnels. There is a small entry fee for the...More
We went the Oliver Hill Battery, not because we really wanted to see it but because we have a friend who's name is Oliver Hill, so we wanted to take some pictures for him ;-) I'm soo glad we did this? We went there by...More
This is spot is run by volunteers, as lots of tourist spots are done on the island , and what a tribute to them, thanks to you all , great views from here also plus you can get the tram/train up to the battery $...More
A bike ride will take you to this very interesting bit of history of the island. It gives one an appreciation of the war defences of WA and the gun battery is in surprisingly good condition. The views from Oliver Hill are stunning and alone...More
Caught the train up to the Battery, itself a worthwhile experience, very well preserved gun placement, lovingly restored. Great history and knowledgeable guide. Suggest the claustrophobic stay away as the tunnel is just that.
We arrived from a guided tour group, and I was pleasantly surprised at the level of attention and renovation of www2 guns which were never fired in anger, great views as well and some great fact the gun could shoot 29 miles , amazing.
The Oliver Hill Battery is a wonderfully preserved site due to the volunteers that 'man' it. I am cognisant of WW history, but most of this was all news to me. The size of the guns and the staffing of it through War was really...More