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Cockatoo Island

Island, Historic Site, and Art Gallery
Cockatoo Island
  • Katanya S.
    "maybe 2 smal child at best..get 1 tent per 2 the audio t"(3 Tips)
    Thierry M.
    "relaxing view!"(3 Tips)
    Renae M.
    "Jump on a ferry and experience something different."(4 Tips)
    HP C.
    "Glamping or camping overnight is easy, and awesome."(3 Tips)
27 Tips and reviews
  • scenic views
  • picnics
  • kids activities
  • audio tour
  • café
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  • John
    JohnApril 17, 2016
    Nice to walk around
  • Albrecht
    AlbrechtApril 5, 2016
    Nice place to escape the busy city and enjoy a drink and a walk
  • Matt R.
    Matt RowlesMarch 26, 2016
    Get the boats and go up lane cove river!
  • Simon T.
    Simon TanSeptember 7, 2015
    Much history, no cockatoos
  • Thierry M.
    Thierry MasqFebruary 9, 2015
    History, views, tranquility, pizzas, audio tour, glamping, volunteer staff...
  • Thierry M.
    Thierry MasqFebruary 9, 2015
    Glamping is great when you want the experience and not the hassle... The Tropical café offers some great pizzas with a stunning and relaxing view!
  • Sarah C.
    Sarah ConradJanuary 8, 2015
    If abandoned shit is one of your interests, this is a stupendous stop.
  • Emad A.
    Emad A.December 28, 2014
    Nothing special is there.
  • Vivian W.
    Vivian WongSeptember 20, 2014
    Lovely space - camping facilities - would be great to hire out the houses for an event
  • Kate K.
    Kate KaneJuly 28, 2014
    Don't do it in heels
  • Dion D.
    Dion DicelloApril 25, 2014
    Great place has vending machines but are expensive $4 for cans near the entrance but has $4 600ML powerade which is good but there's another machine with $3 cans annoying but nothing I can do
  • Yat Fai O.
    Yat Fai OoiApril 3, 2014
    If you are in to abandoned urban or industrial buildings, this is the place to go. Expect a 2 to 3 hour walk
  • HP C.
    HP ChungMarch 22, 2014
    Glamping or camping overnight is easy, and awesome.
  • Alex T.
    Alex TorranceFebruary 13, 2014
    Former industrial heritage turned ghost venue for concerts, exhibitions etc. You can camp here too. You get a ferry.
  • Rob N.
    Rob NicholsonDecember 14, 2013
    Avoiding going near the roosting seagulls, they get pissed off if you get too close!
  • Kenneth
    KennethDecember 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you want to escape the buzz of the city of a spot of camping but only want to travel 15 minutes to get there, then is the spot! Clean & modern facilities and #qualityvistas on the cheap! BYO tent
  • Mike I.
    Mike ISeptember 1, 2013
    I misheard. I was expecting an island full of cocks.
  • Mariana T.
    Mariana TruccoJune 23, 2013
    Be prepared to walk.
  • Stephanie K.
    Stephanie KApril 21, 2013
    It's so beautiful here, you feel like you're miles from the city, and the Ship Shape Challenge keeps the kids active.
  • Renae M.
    Renae MasonSeptember 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    A must do for all visitors to Sydney! Jump on a ferry and experience something different.
  • Biennale of Sydney
    Biennale of SydneyJuly 8, 2012
    Visit Cockatoo Island to check out the 18th Biennale of Sydney - until 16 Sept 2012. Get there by the Biennale Free Ferry, or paid scheduled services with Sydney Ferries. For more info:
  • Caroline E.
    Caroline EubanksMarch 30, 2012
    Awesome place to go for a Sunday Session. Read more
  • Rebecca L.
    Rebecca LJanuary 27, 2012
    Adventure Island!
  • ma
    maJanuary 26, 2012
    remember to slip, slop & slap
  • Crave S.
    Crave SydneySeptember 27, 2010
    On Oct 23, bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy spectacular views of Sydney Harbour as part of the Crave Sydney International Food Festival. Read more
  • Katanya S.
    Katanya ShanzyMarch 29, 2010
    camp overnight with the kids, its a one of kind experience, the facilities are incredible..4 man tents dont mean 4 man- 2 adults and maybe 2 smal child at best..get 1 tent per 2 the audio t Read more
  • Livia M.
    Livia MontemorJuly 13, 2014
    Uma delicia, super bacana pra passar a tarde e fazer pic nic, da frente da ilha tem uma vista linda para a ponte!
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