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One of several tiny islands in Sydney Harbor, Shark Island is known for its lovely beaches with great surfing, bodyboarding, swimming and fishing. It's also a perfect place for a relaxing picnic lunch.
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 the fresh air and did...More
Three of us caught the captain cook Hop on Hop off boat and spent a fantastic two hours there (could have spent more time , if we went on a earlier boat ,) Packed a picnic lunch and a couple of bottles of bubbles and...More
After a pleasant cruise to the island we were very disappointed by what was on offer upon arrival. The foreshore areas were formerly oyster beds so it is razor sharp under foot and in the water. There is no seating and the rocks are too...More
We had a beautiful day at Shark Island. Just a stones throw from the city yet so quiet and Idyllic. A perfect place for a picnic.
Wind can be a bit tricky so make sure you are positioned in sheltered position on a very windy...More
45 mins cruise ride away from Sydney CBD but a lovely small island with best view of Sydney Harbour Bridge, Opera house & Sydney skyline. Worth visiting for a small picnic and great place for snorkeling if interested.
Grew up in Sydney and never knew this place existed until we booked for a Hop on Hop Off Captain Cook Cruise. Spent and hour or so here. It's not a big island - you could walk around it in less than 15 minutes but...More
Small island with an interesting aspect to see the city - great photos to be had.
Snorkelling in the heart of Sydney is interesting - but not much to see really.
Take a picnic as no facilities - apart from toilets on the island.