Opening Hours

Fort Scratchley is open six days a week, 10am to 4pm (closed Tuesdays).

The Fort is closed on the following days:
  • Good Friday
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • New Year's Day
General admission to Fort Scratchley is free.

You are welcome to take a   self-guided tour around site. A self-guided tour brochure is available from the Artillery Store to help you explore and discover interesting historical facts.

You can also organise to take a   paid tour of the site with one of the Fort Scratchley Historic Society volunteers.

You are also welcome to use the grounds for a picnic lunch or other recreational activities. It is a very popular spot for local artists and photographers who make the most of the panoramic views.

The Fort is also a prime position for whale watching as they migrate up and down the coast during the winter months.  Binoculars are available for hire from the Artillery Store.
Opening Hours
The  Fort is open 6 days a week (closed Tuesdays) from 10am to 4pm.

Admission and self guided tours (excluding tunnels) of the Fort is free.