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    Cockatoo Island Excursions

    Excursion / Last updated 12 months ago

    Experience Cockatoo Island Excursions. Jump on an iconic Sydney ferry and leave the mainland behind to discover convict and maritime history in the heart of the harbour.


    UNESCO World-Heritage-listed Cockatoo Island is one of Australia's most significant heritage sites, offering a unique opportunity for students of all ages to engage with living history, and have fun while they learn.

    Its convict, naval and industrial structures and relics tell the stories of prisoners and orphans, of workers and wars. 

    Cockatoo Island has developed programs that support students studying a range of subjects across the primary and secondary curriculum. All of our programs are run by trained and passionate education guides and these investigations are supported by extensive resources, including a complete education kit, to aid in the interpretation of Cockatoo Island's fascinating history.

    Contact the Harbour Trust Education Team, and together we can create your next primary and secondary school excursion.

    Download your copy of the Cockatoo Island Education brochure at cockatooisland.gov.au/learn

    Why not make it a school sleepover? Take advantage of our mid-week camping discounts for school, youth and scout groups. For more info go to cockatooisland.gov.au/school-camping

    Harbour Trust Education Team
    Cockatoo Island
    New South Wales