Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island is the largest island in Sydney Harbour, and has a rich history. It has been used as a penal establishment, an industrial school for girls, and dockyard. The buildings that are the remnants of this histor...

Shark Island

In the eastern part of the harbour is Shark Island, a perfect place for a picnic or spending a lazy day. There are few amenities on the island – just toilets and picnic shelters. There is a trail that runs most of the wa...

Bare Island

Bare Island is a popular place for diving in the south of Sydney – the most popular in New South Wales. Is it also an interesting historic island to visit. Access to the island is only by guided tour. The area on the mai...

Berry Island

This island on the North Shore is now accessed by a man-made ismuth, and is yet another spectacular point in the harbour for picnics and bushwalking. It is also an important Aboriginal site, and a thirty minute walk, nam...

Dangar Island

Dangar Island is a small populated island in the lower Hawkesbury River, north of the city. It is accessed by ferry, and offers the traveller a view of small town life in the tranquil environment of the Hawkesbury River....