As you visit iconic landmarks, including the UNESCO World Heritage listed Convict Precinct, our knowledgeable guide will share stories and anecdotes that paint a vivid picture of the island throughout the ages. The Group History Tour is a great sightseeing activity for Probus and other groups, including seniors, families, tourists and historical societies.
Our Group History Tour is available in a 60-minute or 90-minute format....
The 60-minute tour is suitable for groups with less mobile members as it is tailored to only cover the lower island. Meanwhile, the 90-minute tour expands the experience to include a walk to – and exploration of – the upper island.
Subject to guide availability, we are accepting private bookings for groups of up to 20 people. Further, bookings must be made at least seven (7) days in advance of the tour date.
As a registered COVID Safe business, we require ticketholders to use the Service NSW app to scan a QR code and ensure a COVID Safe check-in at Cockatoo Island. Ahead of your tour, please ensure you have downloaded the app to your mobile device
[Note: When you check using the app, only Cockatoo Island’s location and the time of visit is recorded. This information is stored for 28 days and only for the purpose of contact tracing, if necessary.]
To comply with the NSW Government’s COVID-19 public health orders, we are currently only accepting tour bookings for groups of up to 20 people. Further, members of each group must ensure they:
The tour contains stories (and may contain images and/or visuals) of deceased people.
The tour involves a steep incline and some uneven surfaces, and it is not suitable for wheelchairs and mobility scooters. A moderate level of fitness and mobility is required.
Suitable walking shoes, wet weather clothing (if needed) and a torch (phone flashlights are adequate).
Booked tours will proceed regardless of weather conditions except in the event of extreme weather.
Ahead of your visit, we encourage you to read the terms and conditions for this tour.
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