COVID-19 UPDATE: In light of recent Government advice surrounding COVID-19, this tour is being suspended until further notice. Our priority is to limit the transmission of the virus and ensure the health and safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff. Harbour Trust parklands will otherwise remain open daily, as will the 22nd Biennale of Sydney at Cockatoo Island. We will review the situation regularly as advice evolves.
Join us for an experience you won't forget. Explore the island's haunted past and journey into the world of the paranormal.
Test your fear threshold with this paranormal package. Experience our popular Ghostyard tour, followed by a horror film in the campground cinema. No need to pitch a tent - we take care of that with an overnight stay at the island's urban campground.
Overnight Fright Experience (2 people) - $230
Overnight Fright Experience (1 person) - $185
Ghostyard tour only - $45
Hours & times: Launching on Halloween and then running regularly on Friday evenings from 8pm
Meeting point: Meet outside the Cockatoo Island Visitors Centre
Planning your trip: Please check-in to your accmmodation before your tour. If you are arriving after 4pm Security will check you in. Access to Cockatoo island is by ferry. Please visit transportnsw.info for ferry timestables.
Terms & Conditions:
Warning to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders: This tour contains stories and may contain images and/or visuals of deceased people.
Additional content warning: This tour contains content and stories that some participants may find confronting including but not limited to suicide, mistreatment of children, harsh living environments, loss of infancy and life.
Disclaimer: Bushfire smoke continues to affect greater Sydney and as a consequence air quality has been deteriorating. For most people, smoke causes mild symptoms like sore eyes, nose and throat. The Harbour Trust wishes to advise that tours and outdoor programs on Cockatoo Island may not be suitable for people with existing lung and heart conditions like asthma, emphysema and angina. People with such conditions should follow their medical action plans and seek medical advice before participating in tours and outdoor programs. The Harbour Trust reserves the right to cancel tours and outdoor programs if air quality deteriorates beyond acceptable levels.