The North Fort Tunnel Tours are a guided tour which explore underground tunnels and gun emplacements which were instrumental in the Defence of Sydney during WWII.
The tours run every Sunday at 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:00pm and 2:00pm and every Saturday until the end of February 2016 at 10:30am and 1:00pm.
Duration: 90 minutes
Cost: $7 adult, $5 child/concession, $20 family (two adults and up to three concessions).
Cash / EFTPOS only
Bookings: On site
Where: North Head Visitor Centre, North Fort, North Head Scenic Drive, Manly.
Getting there by car: Drive along North Head Scenic Drive, through Parkhill Archway and past round-about. Continue for approx 2 kms. The entrance to North Fort is on your left and signposted. Follow the driveway through the stone wall to the car park inside. The Visitor Centre is next to the car park near the stone wall.
Getting there by foot: As above or if coming from Shelly Beach, walk through North Head Sanctuary (former School of Artillery) along the internal North Fort Rd and through the stone wall. Follow the road around to your right. The Visitor Centre is on your right below the car park.
Conditions: Tour includes bush tracks, steep stairs and underground tunnels. A moderate level of fit-ness and reasonable mobility is required and visitors must wear sensible footwear.