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Open Day 2018

Discovery Day 2018 was great to have a free open day to see the different sites at Q Station... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sydney, Australia
History on our Doorstep

We stayed at the Q Station and toured the Quarantine Station as part of this short holiday. We were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert H
Sydney, Australia
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North Head Scenic Drive, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9466 1551
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Discovery Day 2018 was great to have a free open day to see the different sites at Q Station, having been twice at night looking around in daylight gave a different perspective of this great site rich in history

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Q Station and toured the Quarantine Station as part of this short holiday. We were amazed at what the station consists of today and being restored. Just hearing the history and seeing the buildings and gaining an understanding of life for...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Allow at least a few hours to have a good look around and take it all in Rangers are very helpful answering any question you might have. It is great to see what they went through in the old days. Beautiful high stone walls amazing...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited here for a weekend break. Highly recommend it. The views are amazing , we did the day tour and learnt so much even though we live in the area we didn’t know. Yummy fresh breakfast provided in a venue overlooking the Harbour. The...More

1  Thank Kerryls
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We went on the ghost tour. The guide was informative and the tour was interesting from a historical perspective but I didn't see any ghosts and it was not incredibly scary or anything. The creepiest thing was the real life aspect thinking about people who...More

1  Thank I6156EIalex
Reviewed May 30, 2018

If you have a love for history then this is well worth the visit and a stay overnight. The Ghost tour is an added thrill or just take in part of Sydney's Tragic but what was required history to keep the colony and Sydney safe...More

3  Thank steverich2017
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Meeting time not adhered to. Male leader full of self importance. Had no concept of more mature persons pace. Gave good historical information but said “ we” like he was there. Missed 2areas as other groups were slow and got angry with our group for...More

2  Thank leonie59cl
Reviewed May 26, 2018

The Quarantine Station is really interesting and gives a unique view into the history of Sydney and the people that came out on so many long sea voyages, of the diseases they faced ... and the cures they faced! It's very well preserved and maintained....More

2  Thank debbieconwell
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Site is huge and full of history. We had a large room in the "Isolation section". There is no air conditioning and no pool, just the beach. Reception is at the top of the hill (with the free carpark) approx. 500m from the main buildings....More

2  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed May 2, 2018

We travelled for business and the setting is sensational. The room was fine, but not very noise proof. The big let down was the regularity of pick up busses to move around the venue due to its size, this was exacerbated by the poor weather...More

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A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbor Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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Catherine K
June 26, 2018|
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Response from debbieconwell | Reviewed this property |
Hmmm, I think I'd ask the Station. Normally, you park at the gate and take a small bus down to the accommodation which is spread out, mostly along a flat road at the top of the cliff. But the property runs down to the beach... More
May 19, 2017|
Response from kendobler | Reviewed this property |
Ferries leave from Circular Quay in Sydney to the Manly Pier, you can walk to the Quarantine station from the Manly Wharf but it is a fairly steep 40 minute walk.