We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shark Island

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (City Centre)
Improve this listing
Book ahead on Viator
Top Rated
and up
Sydney Attraction Pass: Darling Harbour...
Ranked #204 of 308 Attractions in Sydney
Write a Review

5 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Frome, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
30 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

This trip was my Christmas present and I was so happy. We went on the ferry to see the start of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. This is a small island but it does have good clean toilets. We walked round the island and there are lots of interesting sights even for such a small island. We took a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

A small island in beautiful Sydney Harbour, the perfect place to escape the city, relax and unwind with a picnic lunch. Catch a ferry from Circular Quay

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
26 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

Shark Island, right in the middle of Sydney Harbour, is such an exciting place to take a group of kids. They can run wild on the tiny island and use their imaginations, pretending they are the first inhabitants in Sydney watching all the activity on the Harbour around them. A great spot for a picnic lunch. In the past they... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2003

What a wonderful treat to have the opportunity to travel to Sydney this summer (winter in Australia) and what joy, on a beautifully clear day, to have occasion to take the short ferry ride to Shark Island! The tiny beaches are perfect to lounge on, even during the winter months, and take in the magnificent view of the mainland. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 19

Travelers who viewed Shark Island also viewed

Sydney, New South Wales
Sydney, New South Wales
Sydney, New South Wales
Sydney, New South Wales

Been to Shark Island? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing