From 1806 to the 1960's Middle Head was an integral part of Sydney's defence. Visit the tunnels and gun emplacements which overlook the harbour.
Great walking tracks and vantage points also over look Sydney Harbour.
Middle Head Forts Tour:
Fear of invasion led to the construction of a network of military forts around Sydney. Explore underground tunnels, sandstone gun pits and the thrilling 'Tiger Cages' while enjoying amazing views of Sydney. The Tiger Cages were where the military trained soldiers by simulating prisoner of war conditions in Vietnam.
Wear sturdy shoes and bring a torch.
HMAS Penguin is located at Middle Harbour.
The Middle Head Forts Tour is not available from June to September most years due to hibernating Bentwing Bats in the tunnels.
02 9247 5033
Sydney, New South Wales, 2000
Car park, Picnic Area, Public Toilet, Toilet facilities for the Disabled
Experiences you can enjoy at Sydney Harbour National Park - Middle Head:
Flora/Fauna, Historic/Heritage, Nature based