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.


Bumped By : Renata Brak

Renata is a mother of two active boys. She grew up in Hobart, before spending a few years abroad in Canada before settling in Sydney over 7 years ago. With a Masters degree in Art Curatorship, Renata loves the arts, and sharing interesting exhibition experiences with her family.

Opening Hours:

Address: 1532R Anzac Parade, 2036, La Perouse, NSW
Location : South
Age : 0+
Cost : Free
Prebook : No
Parent Accompany Child : Yes
Changing facilities : Yes
Play Area : No
Pram Accessibility : Yes
Breastfeeding Area : Yes
Refreshments : Yes
In/Outdoor : Outdoor
Parking : Street

La Perouse

1532R Anzac Parade, 2036, La Perouse, NSW
1532R Anzac Parade, 2036, La Perouse, NSW

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