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Harbour Foreshore at the Quarantine Station

Aboriginal
Heritage

History
Immigration

Buildings
in 1999

Carvings
on site

Residents
in the past

Natural
Environment
Conservation
Plan
Bushland

Harbour foreshores

Endangered Species

Birds

Reptiles

Animals

The Quarantine Station stands on North Head - at the entrance to Sydney Harbour and from the balconies of the Station there are magnificent views across the harbour.

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Photo by J.Simpson

The station is bordered along the western side by the waters of the harbour with cliffs, beaches and inlets amongst the rocks of which live the famous fairy penguins.

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Photo by J.Simpson

Fishing was a popular pastime for the healthy people waiting at the Quarantine Station for clearance to settle in Australia.

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Harbour view from the balcony of the 1st class area.
This photo was taken by J. Bennett
during the Open Day 6th June, 1999

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Photo by J.Simpson

Click to see aspects of the Natural Environment of Manly Quarantine Station which are grouped as follows:-

Bushland

Harbour foreshores

Endangered Species

Birds

Reptiles

Animals
This page was created 2nd June, 1999, by Judith Bennett,  Friends of Quarantine Station,
and was last modified 20th January, 2007.