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What's on at Cockatoo Island / Wareamah

Sunset Sessions live music event at Cockatoo Island.
Looking for things to do in Sydney? Head to Cockatoo Island / Wareamah, located in the heart of the harbour!

View the directory and calendar, below, to learn about current and upcoming attractions that showcase the island's heritage character and explore its layered history. 

All year round
Guided tours

Journey back to Cockatoo Island’s storied convict and maritime eras – or dare to step into the supernatural realm – with our program of history and paranormal tours. Our tours cater for different ages and interests. They're also a great opportunity to discover iconic landmarks, including heritage buildings rarely opened to the general public. Plus: Self-guided Audio Tour also available. 

Self-guided tours

Delve into the layered history of Cockatoo Island at your own pace with our selection of self-guided tours. Our immersive Audio Tour paints a vivid picture of Cockatoo Island throughout the ages. Meanwhile, our Talking Object Tour harnesses mobile technology to bring historic objects and landmarks to life.


View the below calendar for an overview of current and upcoming attractions at Cockatoo Island.

Day Attraction
Mon to Thurs