Quarantine Station Story Tour - 3rd Class Dining Room

Experience the serene natural surrounds while you learn about the day to day living experiences of our early quarantine guests.

What was it like to be quarantined? Explore the history of the Quarantine Station, its historical buildings and stunning grounds.

Hear the personal stories of passengers quarantined and the dedicated staff who lived and worked on site; see the autoclaves used to sterilise luggage and personal effects; experience the inhalation chambers and hear how they were used; visit the hospital and doctors and nurses station; see equipment and conditions.

Duration: 2 hours (please be at Q Station by 130pm at the latest)

TIME: 2pm to 4pm
Every Saturday & Sunday


2 hour walking tour

Recommended: sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, & a bottle of water. Moderate fitness recommended, heels &/or open toed shoes are not allowed.



$35 per Adult
$29 per Concession (Students & Pensioners)
$25 per Child (4 to 15)

Prepayment is taken by credit card online or by phone to guarantee you a spot.

Le Club Gold or Platinum members are entitled to a 10% discount on tour bookings for up to 4 adults. Call the Tours Desk at 02 9466 1551 to book and enjoy the discount. Terms and conditions apply.


Call Tour Reservations on 9466 1551 (9am to 5pm AEST) or click the link below to book online.

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Please note that our online booking system undergoes scheduled maintenance each morning from 830am to approx. 1030am AEST. To book your tour during this time please call Tour Reservations on 02 9466 1551

QSS Gas Inhalation


Please note that there are inclines, declines & steps included on this walking tour which runs inside & outside heritage buildings.

A moderate fitness & flat, comfortable walking shoes are required. Anyone wearing open toed shoes, or shoes with heels will not be allowed on the tour.

Tours go ahead in all weather conditions. Bring an umbrella or wet weather clothes in the event of rain.

Wharf Precinct to Hospital Precinct Ramp

  Isolation Steps

Locker facilities are not available, please bring only what you are prepared to carry.

Tours can be transferred or refunded* with written notice 48 hours prior to your tour only.

* Refunds incur a 10% cancellation fee.