There are striking landmarks well-suited to events, including the sandstone Mess Hall, the enclosed central courtyard, and the Military Guardhouse with sweeping views of Parramatta River.
UPDATE: The event venues at Cockatoo Island are fully booked from January to July 2020. Seeking to hold an event during this period? Check out the other amazing event venues offered by the Harbour Trust.
Capacity: 300 to 500 people depending on event setup.
Size: 2162m² in total, 95m² (Building 1), 132m² (Building 3), 61m² (Building 4), 128m² (Building 5), 737m² (grassed courtyard) and 1009m² (enclosed central courtyard).
Hours of use: 7am to 11pm
Toilets: There are facilities for four males and four females in Building 6, for six females in Building 10 and 12 males in Building 15. Building 6 also contains one accessible toilet.
Accessibility: Most areas of the island are wheelchair accessible; however, there is a steep incline from the lower island to the upper plateau, and – owing to the island’s industrial heritage – there are uneven surfaces as well as steps into every building.
Currently, we are only accepting event bookings that comply with the NSW Government’s COVID-19 public health orders.