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Shark Island

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise
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One of several tiny islands in Sydney Harbor, Shark Island is known for its lovely beaches with great surfing, bodyboarding, swimming and fishing. It's also a perfect place for a relaxing picnic lunch.
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

45 mins cruise ride away from Sydney CBD but a lovely small island with best view of Sydney Harbour Bridge, Opera house & Sydney skyline. Worth visiting for a small picnic and great place for snorkeling if interested.

Thank Geeta T
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Grew up in Sydney and never knew this place existed until we booked for a Hop on Hop Off Captain Cook Cruise. Spent and hour or so here. It's not a big island - you could walk around it in less than 15 minutes but...More

Thank BigBrownBear47
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Spent over an hour here looking around from the hop on/off Captain Cook ferry. Plenty of seats, a few beaches, great views and a place to get away from it all.

2  Thank Alice R
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Small island with an interesting aspect to see the city - great photos to be had. Snorkelling in the heart of Sydney is interesting - but not much to see really. Take a picnic as no facilities - apart from toilets on the island.

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Beautiful view amazing people good was excellent don't forget setup your ticket before best for day trip.

Thank caserwolf
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Don't pay full price, there are numerous vouchers on line for discounted cruises. The info sent out upon booking was very clear as to where to go and what to expect onboard. The crew were friendly and efficient. The lunch BBQ was good quality with...More

4  Thank jdoh0219
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Just a fantastic trip load s of information from the captain as we went along,The food was good too, nice time on the island,just a good day out.

2  Thank David P
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We booked onto shark island for new years eve and were really impressed. the views at midnight were stunning and the tiny island somehow held nearly 800 people without feeling cramped. we had a great vantage point for the fireworks, and the bar was well...More

2  Thank Nick F
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Picnic adventure. Boxing Day. Beautifully put together. Iconic views very appreciated to be there for the start of such a famous race .

Thank m s
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Shark Island is named after its shape and not for the presence of sharks. Although minutes away from Sydney, it seems a world away. There is a great view of Sydney’s skyline from here and the Harbour with its plentiful boats. On the island, there’s...More

1  Thank AMsays
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