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Bare Island - Things to Know Before Visiting

Bare Island, New South Wales 2019, Australia

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About Bare Island

Bare Island was a former war veterans' home and museum and is now a historic site. It is significant as an almost completely intact example of late nineteenth-century coastal defense technology.

Attractions Near Bare Island

Bondi Beach
Bondi Beach12.03km from Bare Island

One of the most visited tourist sites in Australia. The beach is famous due to its world-class restaurants in the area, proximity to the Sydney CBD, relatively safe swimming conditions, and a 1km strip of white sandy beach.

Hyde Park Sydney
Hyde Park Sydney13.36km from Bare Island

It contains well-kept gardens and approximately 580 trees; a mixture of figs, conifers, palms, and other varieties. It is famed for its magnificent fig tree lined avenues. It is the oldest public parkland in Australia.

St Mary's Cathedral
St Mary's Cathedral13.55km from Bare Island

St Mary's has the greatest length of any church in Australia. Despite the high-rise development of the central business district, the cathedral's imposing structure and twin spires make it a landmark from every direction.

Sydney Tower Eye
Sydney Tower Eye13.69km from Bare Island

Sydney's tallest structure offering a 360-degree birds-eye view of the iconic landmarks of the city.

Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney14.29km from Bare Island

A heritage-listed, major botanical garden, event venue, and public recreation area. The gardens is the oldest scientific institution in Australia and one of the most important historic botanical institutions in the world.

Sydney Opera House
Sydney Opera House15.12km from Bare Island

One of the 20th century's most famous and distinctive buildings. Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts center at Sydney Harbour.

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What Visitors Say About Bare Island

Simply serene. Backdrop to the industrialised Sydney