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Stay at Cockatoo Island

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Escape the hustle and bustle of modern life with a stay at our sanctuary on Sydney Harbour: Cockatoo Island.

Surrounded by landscaped gardens with sweeping views, our apartments and holiday houses marry heritage character with modern amenities. Meanwhile, our campground represents an opportunity spend a night (or longer) under the stars, in the heart of the world’s best harbour. With easy access to picnic spots and waterfront cafés, it’s easy to see why Cockatoo Island is the perfect choice for your next Sydney getaway or staycation!

Houses and apartments

Unwind with friends and family at one of our distinctive heritage houses or apartments.

Heritage Holiday Houses

Rates: From $625 per night | Sleeps: Eight to twelve guests (rates vary)

Built circa 1913, our two Federation-style heritage houses represent an ideal R&R setting. Set amidst lush gardens on the upper island, with views of Hunters Hill, each house has room to accommodate up to 12 guests.

Harbour View Apartments

Rates: From $285 per night | Sleeps: Two to five guests (rates vary)

Situated near Biloela Lawn on the upper island, our three Harbour View Apartments each boast a large entertaining balcony overlooking Sydney Harbour.

Garden Riverview Apartment

Rates: From $300 per night | Sleeps: Two to five guests (rates vary)

Built in 1916, our two-bedroom Garden Riverview Apartment boasts views of Woolwich and Hunters Hill as well as a large deck and an enclosed garden, making it ideal for entertaining company.

Fire Station Studio

Rates: From $265 per night | Sleep: Two to three guests (rates vary)

Formerly the island’s fire station, this tastefully restored studio apartment on the lower island offers panoramic views across Parramatta River.   

Waterfront campground

Camping options

Rates: Options range from $45 to $360 per night

Check into our waterfront campground, featuring unbeatable views of Sydney Harbour. Choose from five camping packages, catering for a range of budgets, group sizes and occasions, including romantic getaways and family vacations.

School camping trips

Owing to its layered history, Cockatoo Island is a great camping spot for school groups. Our education programs provide students with opportunities to participate in outdoor activities and engage with the island's living history.

Happy camper deals

Unlock great value when you book your next stay at Cockatoo Island! Take advantage of one of our special deals to save on accommodation and receive up to 40% off popular Sydney attractions.

Offer: Biennale Staycation Deal

Unlock savings on your next stay with us...

Receive 20% off stays in our waterfront campground – or 10% off stays in our heritage houses or apartments – when you take advantage of our Biennale Staycation Deal (T&Cs apply).  

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NYE 2020 Experience

Want to end 2020 on a high? Escape to Cockatoo Island for our New Year's Eve Experience. You’ll get to spend the biggest night of the year in the heart of Sydney Harbour, basking in the city’s world famous NYE fireworks!

NYE 2019 Experience

Gift vouchers

Whether it’s Christmas, Mother’s Day, a loved one’s birthday or Father’s Day, our campground gift vouchers are certain to earn you major brownie points! (Terms and Conditions apply)