Edwardian leisure grounds cruise
Venue: Meet at Cremorne Point ferry wharf
Cost: $25 person, payable at time of booking.
This cruise explores harbour front leisure grounds in and around North Sydney with a particular reference to those dedicated and/or planted in the early 20th century. Participants will travel on the heritage Rosman ferry Proclaim from Cremorne Point around Shark Island which was dedicated as a public reserve in 1879, back to Bradley’s Head resumed for military purposes in the 1860/70s and set aside for recreation including the relocation of Taronga Zoo. Cremorne Point is one of the best preserved of the Edwardian Parks. The ferry will head west along the waterfront where the history of various parks and other features will be outlined by North Sydney Council Historian and author of Sydney Harbour: A History Dr Ian Hoskins. The tour will end at Berry Island and return to Cremorne Point.
Bookings open 9am, Wednesday 1 March.
Cost: $25 per person, full payment is required at the time of booking. Book in person at Stanton Library or over the phone on (02) 9936 8400 (Visa & MasterCard accepted).
Embark and return to Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf, Milson Road.
Cost includes afternoon tea and coffee with light refreshments (inc. gluten free biscuits from Athena Bakery).
Meet at Cremorne Point ferry wharf
New South Wales