Shark Island, Sydney

3.7
#11 of 19 in Nature in Sydney
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 .
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  • Three of us caught the captain cook Hop on Hop off boat and spent a fantastic two hours there (could have spent more time , if we went on a earlier boat ,) Packed a picnic lunch and a couple of bottle...  more »
  • This is a tiny island in Sydney harbour. There's not much to see nor do on the island, so you might as well just sail next to it on one of the many ferries.  more »
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  • The best spot in Sydney. Get the ferry for the day. Hi for a picnic and even swim.
  • 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.

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