Shark Island, Sydney

3.8
#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.
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  • Wonderful place for viewing NYE fireworks!!! I loved that our ticket price (buy months in advance) goes to the national parks. Because its a national park, guests on the island are limited, which...  more »
  • Well worth a visit and possibly during Winter when it is quieter. Nothing to do on the island other than to relax and soak up the rays and scenery.  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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