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Views of Sydney Harbour from Cockatoo Island's Fire Station Studio balcony.

Fire Station Studio

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From $275 per night


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  • 2 guests (standard)
  • 3 guests (paid extra)


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1 x bathroom (incl. toilet, shower)


Lower Island, Cockatoo Island, Sydney Harbour, NSW


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

Featuring an open plan lounge, living and kitchen area – and just seconds away from Cockatoo Overboard and the Visitor Centre – you’ll have everything you need for the perfect getaway.

Rates and inclusions

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Accommodation for 2 people across 2 or more nights:

  • Monday to Thursday – $275 per night
  • Friday to Sunday $325 per night

A one night stay for 2 people

  • Monday to Thursday – $275 per night
  • Friday to Sunday – $345 per night

[Note: Rates are subject to change for special events and public holidays.]

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The Fire Station Studio has a Queen bed for 2 guests. A 3rd guest can be slept in a single rollaway bed for $50 per night. This bed can be added to your booking at the 'Optional extras' screen of our online booking platform.

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  • All linen and towels
  • Kitchen with microwave and fridge
  • Flat screen TV with DVD/CD player
  • Bluetooth music station and alarm clock
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bathroom with toilet and shower
  • Iron and board, washing machine with dryer and hairdryer
  • Weekly cleaning service
  • Large outdoor deck with barbeque
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A 3rd guest can be slept in a single rollaway bed for $50 per night. This bed can be added to your booking at the 'Optional extras' screen of our online booking platform.

Other paid extras include additional cleaning services, high chair and cot hire, and Cockatoo Overboard BBQ packs. BBQ packs must be pre-ordered at least 48 hours prior to arrival.

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Our apartments, including the Fire Station Studio, are only for the residential use of booked occupants. Functions, events, ceremonies and parties are not permitted.

Our Heritage Holiday Houses are available for bespoke functions for up to 50 people. Fees apply. For more information, view our Hire Agreement for Event Bookings

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We regret that due to its heritage nature, the Fire Station Studio is not wheelchair accessible and may be unsuitable for anyone with difficulties climbing steps. To discuss a more accessible option, please email stay@cockatooisland.gov.au.

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What to bring – Food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and personal items.

Check-in/check-out – Check-in is from 3pm and check-out is by 11am.

Meal options – For a care-free stay, we offer convenient meal options. The island’s family-friendly venues, Cockatoo Overboard and Marina Café and Bar, operate daily and are licensed to serve alcohol. Guests can also pre-order BBQ and breakfast packs, ahead of their stay, to prepare at their accommodation.

Getting here – The easiest way to get to Cockatoo Island is by public ferry. 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, see: Visit us.

Terms and conditions – Ahead of your stay, please familiarise yourself with our accommodation T&Cs.

Booking platform –Need some pointers for using our online booking platform? Check out our useful 'How to' guide.  

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Family-friendly cafés

Cockatoo Overboard is located near the Visitor Centre on the Eastern Apron while Marina Café & Bar is situated in the historic Docks Precinct. See: Eat and drink

BBQ packs

BBQ packs are available for campers to pre-purchase from Cockatoo Overboard and prepare using the campground kitchen. The café requires at least 48 hours’ notice to prepare BBQ pack orders, so order well in advance. To order a BBQ pack, please click here

[Note: Cockatoo Overboard is not affiliated with the Cockatoo Island Accommodation. If you have to amend your campground booking or rain check, we cannot guarantee you will be able to amend your BBQ pack order.]

Before you book

Before you book a stay with us, please be aware of the following alerts and disruptions, which may affect your experience on the island.

Affected date: 12 October 2024

On Saturday 12 October, a music event will be held on Cockatoo Island. There will be amplified noise from 2pm until 10:30pm.

Planning to stay on 12 October 2024? Apply the promo code LIVEMUSIC at the start of your booking when choosing your arrival and departure dates to receive 5% off camping.

In proceeding with an accommodation booking on this date, you accept our T&Cs

Helpful links

Looking to visit or stay at Cockatoo Island? Here are some useful links.