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Oliver Hill Battery

Oliver Hill Lookout, Parker Point Road | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
+61 8 9372 9732
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Oliver Hill Lookout, Parker Point Road | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
+61 8 9372 9732
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We left the round the island bus ride, visited the lighthouse, then walked the walking trails (no bikes permitted) to reach the battery. The trails are clearly marked, but narrow in parts. We then continued on and flagged down a later bus (not at a...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Loved this place, cant beat a bit of military history. Not much to say really, but at $9 for an hour tour you cant beat the value at all, probably thanks to the volunteer guides as well though. You can take the tour bus to...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Allow an hour to walk there from Thompson Bay but you can get the bus is you prefer. Great lookout but to get the true benefit of the visit I recommend the guided tour of the tunnels. There is a small entry fee for the...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We went the Oliver Hill Battery, not because we really wanted to see it but because we have a friend who's name is Oliver Hill, so we wanted to take some pictures for him ;-) I'm soo glad we did this? We went there by...More

Thank Pallalina
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Loved seeing the Gun Battery and listening to the history and how it was there to protect the island ..very good condition to ..the views from here are amazing

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is spot is run by volunteers, as lots of tourist spots are done on the island , and what a tribute to them, thanks to you all , great views from here also plus you can get the tram/train up to the battery $...More

Thank Poddy
Reviewed 5 June 2017

A bike ride will take you to this very interesting bit of history of the island. It gives one an appreciation of the war defences of WA and the gun battery is in surprisingly good condition. The views from Oliver Hill are stunning and alone...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Caught the train up to the Battery, itself a worthwhile experience, very well preserved gun placement, lovingly restored. Great history and knowledgeable guide. Suggest the claustrophobic stay away as the tunnel is just that.

Thank Damian O
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived from a guided tour group, and I was pleasantly surprised at the level of attention and renovation of www2 guns which were never fired in anger, great views as well and some great fact the gun could shoot 29 miles , amazing.

Thank Henry D
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is a very interesting place to visit. There are well informed guides to lead you around and to give you history. Good views too.

Thank Peter F
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