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Off-limits to the public for more than one hundred years, Cockatoo Island welcomes you to a new chapter in its long and illustrious story. Retaining all its character and heritage from decades of human endeavour by convicts and shipbuilders alike...more
Cockatoo Island is a great place to visit to explore the convict history and the ship building past of Australia. There are places to stay - from camping to luxury as well as a couple of cafes. I would recommend the audio tour and the...More
Spend 3 hours in cockatoo island on weekday, it was quiet and the weather is good. Spend $5 to use the audio tour guide and it definitely worth it! Know more history about this island and easy to follow. Wish will come back for camping...More
As visitors / tourists from the UK, we didn’t know / think about this place but it was suggestion from a friend who lives local to Sydney. What a good call! We had a lovely afternoon walking around, learning about the history and seeing exhibits....More
I am sad to say that I have lived in Sydney for 50 years and only just got around to visiting Cockatoo Island. We went on a Sunday so VERY cheap and you get a great ferry ride around the harbour first. Then walked all...More
Well worth a visit. This place is easily accessible by ferry. Its shrouded in history. There are tours including a ghost tour which Ive heard is great. Its fantastic for children as many places to run, ride and explore. Nice places to eat with breathtaking...More
We spent the day wandering around admiring the historical periods of the Islands history . From being a place of convict prisoners to the well known shipbuilding history . I worked on the island and was part of the team building the last ship ....More