La Perouse is a fascinating and beautiful historic area named after French navigator La Perouse, who arrived on Bare Island in 1788 as part of his explorations of the Pacific.
Explore the Bare Island Fort, built in 1885 to protect Sydney from a perceived Russian threat. Enjoy the wonderful rock formations and discover shells and sea life along the shore.
The La Perouse Museum and Visitors Centre now stands on the site of the spot of the First Fleet’s first landing in 1788, featuring exhibitions of Australian history. It opens every Sunday between 10:00-4:00pm.
Enjoy a captivating Snake show hosted by the Snake man himself every Sunday between 1:30-2:30pm.