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Fort Queenscliff is located at 1 King Street, Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia

Take a Tour of Fort Queenscliff

With over 150 years of Australia’s heritage on display, Fort Queenscliff is one of Victoria’s most important historic sites and one of the largest and best preserved forts in the Australia. Take a tour and enjoy the rare opportunity to see a 19th century Coastal Artillery Fort

All tours are led by experienced guides organised by the The Fort Queenscliff Heritage Association in conjunction with the Army History Unit who manage the Military Museum in the Fort.

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Fort Queenscliff Saluting Battery Gun Firing

Fort Queenscliff is located at 1 King Street, Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia

Professionally Guided Tours

The Fort is an active Defence Dept. site, so access is ONLY by Guided Tours

Maximum of 35 per tour … please arrive 10 minutes before tour start time

Group Tours (20 or more) must be pre booked at museum@fortqueenscliff.com.au 

Be prepared, there are No Public Toilets at the Fort.

.. Defence Dept. requires Printed ID Card with Photo for all adults (digital ID not accepted)
   International Visitors are required to have their passports

.. Gates are locked promptly by Defence Security at 11am & 1.45 pm (please be early)

Open Hours & Pricing

Thursday 1st April tours at 

  • 10:50am (for 11am start), 
  •   1:35pm (for 1.45pm start)
  •   Closed Public Holidays    

Good Friday  
     No Tours

Easter Monday
     11 am Tour Only…
    (bookings only 0458 551 709)

ANZAC Day – Monday April 25th
     No Tours, 11 am service in the Fort

TOURS are back from
Monday 27 Nov 2023.

Saturday & Sunday Tour times
   10:50 am (for 11am start)
     1:35 pm (for 1.45pm start)
Closed some Public Holidays

Sept School Holidays
Every day Monday to Sunday
(16th Sept – 1st Oct ’23)
  10:50 am (for 11am Start)
     1:35 pm (for 1:45pm Start)

AFL Weekend, tours Frid – Sun
(Walk ups accepted)

TOUR TIMES
   10:50 am (for 11am start)
     1:35 pm (for 1.45pm start)

CLOSED AUSTRALIA DAY

Booked Group Tours
Available every day
(Contact Liz, see below)

Weekday Individual Tours 
Operated independently from Fort Queenscliff Heritage Assoc.


Weekdays Tours currently not operating … until further notice

Tours  are  cancelled this weekend (8th and 9th October) due to a power outage

Weekday Booked Group Tours  

(Contact Liz, see below)

Weekday Individual Tours – 

Call Geraldine 0410512472   

Mon,  Tues,  Wed,  Frid  11.00 am 

(… weather permitting)

Weekday Individual Tours – Call Geraldine 0410512472   Mon – Fri  11.00 am  … (weather permitting, over 30 degrees cancelled)

… take a tour of our website, there are short videos on the Home, Tours and Museum pages, enjoy.

TOURS THIS WEEKEND

11AM & 1.45PM

RESTRICTED DUE TO VIC GOVERMENT 

10 PERSONS ON EACH TOUR
CHILDREN EXEMPT FROM NUMBERS. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL AT

museum@fortqueensliff.com.au

(Internet pre-booking of sessions coming soon)

Fort Tour Entry Fees:

Adults :  $22 ea.

Concession :  $16 ea.

Children : $8.50 ea.

Family Ticket :  $45  (2 Adults & their children)

Pre Booked Group Tours : $16 each

Only applies to Group Tours of 20 or more … email Liz (see below)

Defence Personnel with ID : free

Combined Ticket Fort & Geelong Gaol:

Family Admission : $80 (save 20%)
Adult Admission : $30 (save $8)

… for Weekend & School Holidays Fort tours only.

Walk up   OR

Maximum of 35 per tour

Location of the Fort and the Gaol

School Holidays
Every day Monday to Sunday
(11th Apr – 23rd Apr ’23)
  10:50 am (for 11am Start)
     1:35 pm (for 1:45pm Start)

(ANZAC DAY:
No Tours, 25th April 2023 Monday)

For Group Tours,  email Liz at museum@fortqueenscliff.com.au
  or  call   (03) 5258 1488   or   0458551709 (bus. hrs only)

(Please note that the office is unattended on the weekends, leave a message and Liz will get back to you asap)

For Group Tours,  email Liz
  at museum@fortqueenscliff.com.au
  or  call  (03) 5258 1488 or 
                 0458551709 (bus. hrs only)

(Please note that the office is unattended on the weekends, leave a message and Liz will get back to you asap)

Find out more here

For more Tour Information

  Email Liz at  museum@fortqueenscliff.com.au