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Address: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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One of several tiny islands in Sydney Harbor, Shark Island is known for its...

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.

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Beautiful view amazing people good was excellent don't forget setup your ticket before best for day trip.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful view amazing people good was excellent don't forget setup your ticket before best for day trip.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

Don't pay full price, there are numerous vouchers on line for discounted cruises. The info sent out upon booking was very clear as to where to go and what to expect onboard. The crew were friendly and efficient. The lunch BBQ was good quality with sausages, chicken, coleslaw, noodle salad and rocket and pear salad with bread rolls, and there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Just a fantastic trip load s of information from the captain as we went along,The food was good too, nice time on the island,just a good day out.

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2 Thank David P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

We booked onto shark island for new years eve and were really impressed. the views at midnight were stunning and the tiny island somehow held nearly 800 people without feeling cramped. we had a great vantage point for the fireworks, and the bar was well stocked with reasonable prices (for sydney). we brought our own food to save money and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Picnic adventure. Boxing Day. Beautifully put together. Iconic views very appreciated to be there for the start of such a famous race .

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Thornhill, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

Shark Island is named after its shape and not for the presence of sharks. Although minutes away from Sydney, it seems a world away. There is a great view of Sydney’s skyline from here and the Harbour with its plentiful boats. On the island, there’s a gazebo, a small beach, bathroom facilities and a grassy knoll with frond palms and... More 

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Cape Paterson, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

When you've done all the big ticket items or especially if you live within striking distance of Sydney you want to start ticking off the quirky or lesser attractions. Gotta get them bragging rights if nothing else! Shark Island is easy enough to get to if you have your own water transport although there are apparently landing fees. Or you... More 

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2 Thank Paul L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Spent a few hours on Shark Island, relaxing and taking in the scenery with my wife. Caught a ferry across from King St Wharf. A very pleasant afternoon - will need to do this again. In the midst of Sydney Harbour, but seems a 1000 miles away from the hustle and bustle! Worth exploring!

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Blue Mountains
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

what a great way to spend a day, princess cruises took us to shark island, amazing lunch on board, expert, and knowledgeable commentary along the way from the ships crew, animated staff that genuinely looked like they enjoyed their job. Shark island, untouched treasure, snorkelling, exploring. Thankyou to all ...was great!

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Blue Mountains, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

We visited the day before Australia Day and had the whole Island to ourselves! We took a hamper a bottle of wine and some beers and had a lovely afternoon taking in the Harbour and views of the city. You can even have a swim at the little beach on the city side. Plenty of shade and around 6 small... More 

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