HMAS Sydney II Memorial
The magnificent HMAS Sydney II memorial, completed in 2001, has become the country's premier site for honouring the 645 Australian sailors who were lost off the Western Australian coast during a World War II battle with German raider HSK Kormoran. The location of both wrecks remained a mystery for over 66 years until they were located in March 2008 by the Finding Sydney Foundation.
The Geraldton Voluntary Tour Guides Association offers a daily tour of the memorial at 10.30am, taking in the five elements steeped in symbolism.
No booking is necessary for the tour, but should you require a group booking please contact the Geraldton Visitor Centre.
The HMAS Sydney II Memorial is the second memorial to be recognised of national significance outside the Australian capital city of Canberra.
Location: Gummer Ave, Geraldton WA 6530. There is adequate parking for caravans.