We are very pleased to welcome visitors back to Cockatoo Island from 11 October. In line with NSW Government’s roadmap for easing lockdown restrictions, eligible people can now travel to our beloved destination. Plus, our accommodation will be available for guests from Friday (15 October).
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The health and safety of visitors remains paramount. As such, we continue to follow directions and advice from the NSW Government. People wishing to visit and stay at Cockatoo Island are required to comply with NSW Government restrictions. A COVID Safe check-in upon arrival will be required as will a check-out upon departure.
Although Cockatoo Island is open seven days a week, our volunteer-run Visitor Centre will remain closed until further notice. The accommodation team will continue to assist guests with accommodation check-in/check-out.
We are now accepting bookings for accommodation, with availabilities from Friday 15 October. Our campground is currently operating at reduced capacity; however, more tents will become available as restrictions ease.
People wishing to stay at Cockatoo Island are required to comply with NSW Government restrictions. In line with these restrictions, double vaccination status is required for people 16 and over to stay in our accommodation.
Normal ferry services to Cockatoo Island have now resumed; however, ferries are currently operating at 50% capacity. The F3 and F8 services operate to Cockatoo Island daily, departing from Circular Quay and Barangaroo as well as from wharves along Parramatta River. For further information, including timetables, visit the Transport NSW website.
Public amenities, including restrooms, bubblers and barbeques, are available to visitors. We are following enhanced cleaning protocols with respect to these facilities.
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