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Five great family activities at Cockatoo Island

Excited to discover a different side to Sydney with your kids? Escape to Cockatoo Island for a fun day trip or overnight stay!  Located in the heart of Sydney Harbour, Cockatoo Island is a source of adventure for parents and children due to its historic landmarks and award-winning accommodation. As families explore the beloved destination, they’ll encounter cranes, docks and other incredible objects from the celebrated shipyard years (1857-1991) as well as sandstone buildings associated with the former convict gaol (1839-69).  Guess what? Cockatoo Island is just a short ferry ride from Sydney’s CBD, meaning it’s easy for Eastern Suburbs families…

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