From Sandstone to Steel: A Walking History Tour
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This 90 minute tour will explore key sites on Cockatoo Island and will explore its key sites and how they shaped the Island's diverse history and the characters that were a part of it. 

Cost: $16 adults & $12 child 

Hours & times: Tours will run on Sunday during the Spring School Holidays at 11:30pm & 1:30pm

Meeting point: The tour starting location is outside the Visitors Centre

Planning your trip: Access to Cockatoo Island is by ferry. Please visit for ferry timetables.

COVID Safety: All participants will agree that they; are not unwell, have not displayed COVID symptoms or been diagnosed within the last 14 days, have not travelled overseas within the last 14 days, and agree to maintain a social distance of 1.5 metres at all times. 



Terms & Conditions:

  • The tour is 90 minutes in duration and involves a steep incline, some uneven surfaces and is not suitable for mobility scooters.
  • A moderate level of fitness and mobility are required on this tour. 
  • Please wear suitable and sensible walking shoes. The Harbour Trust advises that high heels, thongs and loose sandals are not recommended to wear during tours
  • Tours will proceed regardless of weather conditions except in cases of extreme weather.Please being wet weather gear if required. 
  • Participants will be notified via SMS if the tour is cancelled and a full refund of the ticket price (less booking fees) will be made.
  • Tours are family friendly, however children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • You must comply with all directions of the Guides, Rangers and Security.
  • For safety reasons, maximum tour numbers cannot be exceeded.
  • Dogs, bicycles and smoking are not allowed on the tour.
  • Tickets are non-refundable, transfers can be made up to seven (7) days prior to the tour date.
  • The Harbour Trust reserves the right to terminate any tour at any time.


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