Cockatoo Island Accommodation

Top choice campsite in Sydney Harbourside
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Waking up on an island in the middle of the harbour is an extraordinary Sydney experience. Bring a tent (or just sleeping bags) or 'glamp' in a two-person tent (with stretcher beds) on the water's edge. Non-campers will enjoy the elegant houses and apartments. For self-caterers, there's a well-equipped camp kitchen; for everyone else, there are two cafe-bars.

Creative experiences, like horror-movie screenings and live-music events can add a bit of sass to your sleepover. Note that you can't take alcohol onto the island unless you are staying in one of the houses.

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Located alongside Sydney Harbour, Cockatoo Island Accommodation options include self-contained houses and apartments, camping grounds and 'glamping' tents. Guests enjoy an onsite bar, a cafe and a tennis court. This UNESCO World Heritage-listed island is the only island in Sydney Harbour that offers overnight accommodation. It is within 20 minutes' ferry ride of Luna Park Sydney, Circular Quay and Darling Harbour. All apartments and houses feature a fully equipped kitchen and private bathroom. The camp ground offers a communal kitchen and shared bathroom facilities. Glamping tents include bed linen, blankets, towels and toiletries. Camp tents have a sleeping mat and chairs. Guests can enjoy an outdoor meal using the BBQ facilities. The surroundings are perfect for scenic walks, hiking and sunset-watching. Ferry services stop regularly at the island, offering both city-bound ferries and journeys up the Parramatta River.

Important information

Please note that there is a 3% charge when you pay with an American Express credit card.


  • Tennis court
  • Family rooms
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Internet services
  • Wifi
  • Invoice provided
  • Garden
  • Movie nights
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Free WiFi available


  • Heating
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Food and drink

  • Restaurant