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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  • Took 3 kids ages 16, 14 and 10 for a ferry ride and tour of Shark Island. It was great. Shark Island was interesting with its bunker and fantastic views of Sydney. Kids enjoyed it and we got out in th...  more »
  • A completely different view of the bay. It is best to pack a picnic and go out by boat.
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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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