Have a picnic on Shark Island, a small recreation reserve that boasts panoramic views of the Sydney Harbor. Take a ferry to the islet, 1.5 hectares (3.7 acres) in area and named for its shark-like shape. Enjoy the scenic vista of the city skyline, take a relaxing walk, and view the lighthouse on the island's northern tip. Facilities on the island include restrooms and picnic tables, but no restaurants, so bring enough food and water. To visit Shark Island on your holiday in Sydney, and find out what else Sydney has to offer, use our Sydney tour itinerary planner .
Shark Island Reviews
After a pleasant cruise to the island we were very disappointed by what was on offer upon arrival. The foreshore areas were formerly oyster beds so it is razor sharp under foot and in the water. There... more »
We had a beautiful day at Shark Island. Just a stones throw from the city yet so quiet and Idyllic. A perfect place for a picnic. Wind can be a bit tricky so make sure you are positioned in sheltered ... more »
LOVED it. We arrived at 2pm and were the only ones on the island until the final ferry back at 4. So peaceful, which is hard to find in Sydney! Excellent views of the harbour and the skyline. Take food with you and enjoy it.
This place is a must. It reminds me of Phuket at the massive sand dunes for some reason
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