As the witching hour approaches, embark on our popular Ghost Tour and journey into Cockatoo Island’s supernatural realm. As you search for ghosts and explore historic buildings rarely open to the public, our guide will share macabre true stories and hair-raising paranormal tales, including reported hauntings. Feeling brave? Book our ‘Overnight Fright’ package! After the tour, we’ll screen a horror film in the Convict Cinema and you’ll spend the night in our campground.
Cost: $45 per adult
Hours & times: running Friday & Saturday evenings from 9pm until 11pm.
Meeting point: Meet outside the Cockatoo Island Visitors Centre.
Planning your trip: Access to Cockatoo island is by ferry. Please visit transportnsw.info for ferry timestables.
Truly test your fear threshold with an Overnight Fright Camping Package! After the tour, you’ll stay the night at the island’s urban campground. No need to bring or pitch a tent – we take care of that, so you can remain on high alert for spectral beings. Pleasant dreams, happy camper!
Overnight Fright Camping Package (1 pax) - $205:
Overnight Fright Camping Package (2 pax) - $250:
Please note, all tour participants will be required to check-in with the guide on arrival to comply with COVID-19 contact tracing requirements. Members of each group must ensure they:
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.