Wednesday 13th April 2022
Come along for an interesting walking tour learning of the Industrial heritage of Morts Dock and Woolwich Dock with with noted author and industrial historian David Jehan.
Morts Dock and Woolwich Dock are located on Sydney Harbour at Balmain and Woolwich. Morts Dock operated between 1853 and 1959 and Woolwich Dock, the largest dry dock in Australia operated between 1901 and 1997.
Hear about the development of the docks and their eventual demise. The Morts dock site is now Heritage listed and the Woolwich Dock was passed to the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust in 2001.
Meet at the Circular Quay Station Ferry Wharf entrance at 9.30am to take the 9.45am Sydney Ferries service to Balmain arriving at 9.57am.
The walking tour of Morts Dock and Ballast Point Oil Terminal sites will be approximatly1.5 hours.
Depart Balmain by ferry at 11.57am for the short journey to Woolwich arriving at 12.09pm.
The walking tour of Woolwich Dock site is about 1 hour.
Use your Opal Card for all ferry transport to Balmain and Woolwich.
Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in Woolwich Park or purchase your requirements at the local cafes or Hotel.
A reasonable level of fitness is required as the tour requires some walking up hills
You can leave at your leisure following our guided tour or stay on should you wish to do further exploring.
COVID 19 social distancing regulations in place on the day will apply. NOTE. The wearing of masks is required for all public transport travel.
A maximum of 20 persons is necessary for this tour group
Book early, as positions are limited.
Members and their Guests $30.00 ………..
Non Members $35.00 ………..Download Booking Form