Fort Queenscliff offers an educational adventure like no other, viewing over 150 years of Australia's heritage. A must see for the family and an opportunity to see the Black Lighthouse, one of only three in the world. Children also get the opportunity to dress up in military uniforms.

A tour of the Fort Queenscliff takes approximately one hour and a quarter. The friendly tour guides are available to share knowledge and answer your questions.

A package tour is available for groups, this includes a tour and two course luncheon, only available for groups of 20 people. The two course lunch includes fish with either salad or vegetables, or chicken with either salad or vegetables, an apple slice and tea or coffee. Great for Probus Groups.

Not available ANZAC Day.

Type Indicative prices

Group Tours minimum 20 pax $12 per person Concession $12 Adult $17 Family $38 Child 15 years and over $7.50

$7.50 - $38.00
Days of operation:
  • Tours run Monday to Friday at 11:00am excluding school holidays. WEEKENDS NOW 11AM, & 1.45PM. School holidays new times 11:00am, 1.45pm. Closed on some public holidays. Gates open 10 minutes before the tour starts, group tours available anytime upon request, public tours may be cancelled due to extreme weather conditions. Photographic I.D. is required at the gate. Currently tours and shop sales are cash or Visa, MasterCard and American Express only.

Tour highlights:
  • The Black lighthouse one of only three in the Southern Hemphishere
    The highlight of visiting Fort Queenscliff viewing the Black Lighthouse one of only three in the world.

Combine over 150 years of Australia's heritage on display, children's dress up's, underground tours, a rare black lighthouse, one of the largest best preserved Forts in the country - for an exciting, living museum day of discovery.

Enjoy the rare opportunity to tour a 19th century Coastal Artillery Fort. Amongst the fascinating artefacts and historical objects is the opportunity to try on uniforms from different moments in time.

Nominated for the 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 Hall of Fame Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor. For any further information please contact Fort Queenscliff or view the website.

  • Museums Australia
  • Visitor Information Centre
1 King Street, Queenscliff, Victoria, 3225

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