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Defence Rd, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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All reviews train ride volunteer guides guided tour interesting place to visit run by volunteers second world war wwii history walk up amazing history in great condition hired bikes guns defences emplacement island insight ammunition
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gun emplacement was put in for the second world war but never used in anger. Get the train or bus as near as you can and then walk. Good value and very interesting

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank harry b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn’t know this existed until we landed on Rotto. I had no idea. How important the island was for Australian war history. The tour of the guns and tunnels was fascinating and well worth the entrance fee. The train isn’t currently running as they...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Brisollies
Reviewed July 14, 2019

All the facilities are in great condition. The volunteer guides are knowledgeable. It is amazing to go inside the gun and to learn about the military history relating to the Gun and military presence in WA. Definitely worthy of a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jaymez69
Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

Found the tour very informative, in what was involved in getting everything in to the reasoning why it was so important.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Tracey B
Reviewed March 28, 2019

We had been recommended to visit the battery so we took the train from the town up to the battery which was a great little journey in itself. The view from the top of the hill was spectacular, we could see for miles, up and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Claire P
Reviewed February 13, 2019

boring waste of time over rated as is the whole of Rottnest. cant see what the big deal is about! really nothing to see at all

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nadiamarkus
Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

A work colleague recommended this tour. We’d been up to the gun before, but did not do the tour which takes you into all the tunnels and ammunition and machine rooms where the guide gives you information on the history of the site. There’s some...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 24, 2019

We took the train up to the battery and lighthouse. The local guides were wonderful, we enjoyed the tour enormously

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank janet150991
Reviewed January 15, 2019

If you like learning about the history of a place then this is for you. Takes you underneath the battery through the tunnels. The guides are very knowledgeable about Oliver Hill and it gives you an insight into how the hill was used during the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dooonr
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Reaction by customer service person was very nice disappointing, and shame to treat tourists like this!

Date of experience: October 2018
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