Cockatoo Island Open Day

Mark your calendars: Cockatoo Island Open Day is on Saturday 20 July!

For one day only, families are invited to take a sneak peek inside the island’s award-winning accommodation, including their historic houses and apartments, as well as their deluxe tents.

Plus, families who attend Open Day will not only gain access to exclusive discounts on their next stay (details below), they’ll also enjoy a range of free activities.

Cockatoo Island Open Day

Special Offers for Visitors

Visitors on this special day will also gain access to an exclusive discount on their next stay. There are two fantastic offers to choose from: book 2 nights in Cockatoo Island's heritage accommodation and get the 3rd night free, or save 20% on stays in the Premium Deluxe Waterfront, Deluxe Waterfront, or Deluxe camping tents (T&Cs apply). 

Find out more about these incredible offers and book your next stay here.

Free Family Activities

Cockatoo Island Open Day
Cockatoo Island Open Day


Bring the whole family for a day filled with free activities: steam crane demonstrations, a presentation of the Burburi Dreamtime story with fun related activities, a dinosaur fossil hunt, history and marine biology talks, historical games, live music, and a passport stamp-a-thon.

Heritage Boat Ride

For a unique experience, ride the Sydney Heritage Fleet's 1902 steam tug Waratah to Cockatoo Island, just like the dockyard workers of the past. You can also enjoy a special heritage boat ride around Cockatoo Island, departing from Camber Wharf at 1:30 pm. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to create lasting memories!

For more information on the Cockatoo Island Open Day, visit the website!

Where:    Cockatoo Island
When:     20 July 2024
Cost:       Free entry, Steam Tug Ride is $20 per adult and $10 per child

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  • Sat Jul 20 2024
  • All Ages
  • FREE

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