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Events calendar

Looking for things to do in Sydney? Check out our events calendar to discover current and upcoming attractions across our network of protected places.
Tours

Saturdays & Sundays

Island Highlights Tour (all-ages)

Want a crash course in Cockatoo Island's history? This guided tour charts the island's transformation and different uses across time.

Cockatoo Island

11am and 1:30pm

Tours

Saturdays

Convict Prison Tour (all-ages)

During this tour, our guide will lead you through the turbulent history of the island's former penal establishment.

Cockatoo Island

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Tours

Saturdays

Ghost Tour (18+)

As you search for ghosts and explore historic buildings rarely open to the public, our guide will share hair-raising paranormal stories.

Cockatoo Island

9pm to 11pm

Tours

Sundays

Defence of Sydney Tour (all-ages)

The Defence of Sydney Tour is an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the men and women who served at North Fort.

North Head Sanctuary, Manly

10:30am, 11:30am, 1pm and 2pm

Tours

Sundays

Historic Dockyard Tour

Journey through 134 years of maritime history at Cockatoo Island and discover key landmarks from the former dockyard.

Cockatoo Island

11am to 12pm

Special events

1 June to 31 August

Adventure Plus camping deal

Looking for a budget-friendly family getaway this winter? For a limited time only, we’re giving campers the opportunity to SAVE money when they DOUBLE their Cockatoo Island adventure!

Cockatoo Island

Anytime

Tours

16 June

Defence of Sydney Tour (all-ages)

The Defence of Sydney Tour is an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the men and women who served at North Fort.

North Head Sanctuary, Manly

10:30am, 11:30am, 1pm and 2pm

Tours

16 June

Historic Dockyard Tour

Journey through 134 years of maritime history at Cockatoo Island and discover key landmarks from the former dockyard.

Cockatoo Island

11am to 12pm

Live entertainment

16 June

Marina Café & Bar Sunday Sessions

Head to Marina Café & Bar on Cockatoo Island / Wareamah to enjoy delicious food and drinks, free live music from Phoebe Over and breath-taking harbour views.

Cockatoo Island

12pm to 3pm

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