Located at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay, Fort Nepean was regarded up until World War II as a vital defense post. Today, ... More
Located at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay, Fort Nepean was regarded up until World War II as a vital defense post. Today, visitors can walk through the tunnels, clamber over the battlements and enjoy the views over the Mornington National Park, with its pristine beaches and colonies of rare birds. Motion-activated sound-scapes tell the story of the fort and the area's military history. Visitor numbers are limited, so contact the Visitors Center before you go.
The best waves are often found to the west of the surf lifesaving club. Beware though, the rips here are
very dangerous, as former Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt found out in the 1960s, when he disappeared while taking ...
The National Trust classified Portsea Terrace was built in 1850 for Thomas Fisher, a prominent business man of Hobart Town.
Choose from one or two bedroom self contained apartments furnished in keeping with the era. A short walk to ...
First inhabited in 1788 by a biscuit stealer, Fort Denison was an isolated prison for Sydney's most dangerous convicts. Also
known as "Pinchgut" due to the meager rations given to its prisoners, the island has a grim history of ...
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