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October 11, 2017 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

Discover one of Sydney’s most intriguing and historic islands with a two night get-away to Cockatoo Island and wake up to a breathtaking view of Sydney Harbour. The new Discovery Deal offers 20 per cent off Campground accommodation when you book a two night stay.

The Discovery Deal also includes a two-for-one audio tour special. The tour lets you explore the Convict, Industrial and Docks precincts at your leisure.

For Sydney-siders, the Discovery Deal offers locals a fantastic staycation where you can enjoy breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour as you explore the Island. For out-of-towners, Cockatoo Island is the ideal base for your next trip to Sydney with ferry access right on your doorstep.

During your visit, discover the Island through guided tours exploring the convict and shipbuilding history or explore the Island at your leisure with audio and self-guided tours. There’s also kids’ activities, tennis, chess, basketball, plenty of picnic spots and lots of history to explore.

Positioned in the centre of Sydney Harbour, just a short ferry ride from Circular Quay, Barangaroo, Sydney Olympic Park and Parramatta, Cockatoo Island also provides a great spot to stay and explore Sydney by water.

Off limits to the public for more than 100 years, Cockatoo Island is brimming with character and heritage from decades of human endeavour by convicts and shipbuilders. Between 1839 and 1869 the Island operated as a penal establishment before becoming one of Australia’s biggest shipyards, closing in 1991. The Island is home to a unique mix of national and maritime history with an imperial convict prison, two dry docks, wharves, slipways, maritime buildings, cranes, water towers and tunnels.

Cockatoo Island offers a range of glamping and camping options. To book your stay, visit

20% off two-night Campground stays from 1 October.  Valid for online bookings only.  Some blockout dates apply.  Audio tours must be taken at same time for 2-for-1 discount.

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