Book your school or group a guided tour and experience a walk through Australia's living military history

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11AM, 1PM & 3PM    52581488



 Guided Tours. Enjoy the rare opportunity to join a guided tour of a 19th Century Coastal Artillery Fort (operating as an Australian Army Base) with over 150 years of Australia's heritage on display. You will see historic Fort features covering activities of an artillery garrison, and hear about an artillery soldier's life between 1860 and 1946, and the activities of the Department of Defence to the current date.

A tour of the Fort takes approx. 1 1/2 hours and includes a visit to the ammunition magazines buried under the cliffs of Shortland's Bluff, & to gun emplacements which reveal the gun crew's amazing views of the RIP to protect Port Phillip from attack by enemy ships. Photos are allowed.

Entry gates to Fort Queenscliff are located in King Street, Queenscliff. Photographic I.D. for all adults is required at the gate. Gates open 10 minutes before the tours start. No public toilets are located inside the Fort.

Telephone: (03) 5258 1488  Email:

 (In some months there are additional tours according to peak tourist times)


Charges Visa, MasterCard, Amex and cash are acceptable.

Adults $15.  

Concession, Seniors & Student cards $10.   

Children under 15 years $7.

Family ticket $35.00 (2 adults & immediate family children under 15 years).

Trip Advisor voted Fort Queenscliff No 1 attraction to visit on the Bellarine

 Group tours available most days upon request. Morning & afternoon tea facilities can be arranged for groups.

 Is the Fort ever closed?  Fort Queenscliff endeavors to provide tours every day, however the Fort maybe closed on some public holidays, which will be advertised on this site. In the interests of public safety, tours may be cancelled due to extreme weather conditions (rare occurrences).

Fort Queenscliff is one of Victoria's most important heritage sites and one of the largest and best preserved forts in the country.


Enjoy your tour with our friendly tour guides.

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