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Cockatoo Island Camping

Agoda.comUS$66*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was fantastic, we paid for the glamping package for 2 nights. The tent looks exactly like the pictures. You get the esky but you just have to pay $7 for a bag of ice to keep everything cool. There is a communal fridge at the campground kitchen but just place a label and the staff won't throw out your...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For someone who's idea of camping is a hotel with less stars, I managed to do this with friends and enjoyed it more than I expected to. The tents are clean and so is the site itself. There is a bit to explore on the island with its history and fantastic views. It seems like a great place for families....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just been to Cockatoo Island and stay in one of the glamping tents, which I paid $175. The pictures are exactly the same as showing on this website. I questioned Harbour Trust, who manages Cockatoo Island services, and they say what is offer here is "camping" ... " $175 is for glamping, the $89-$99 tents are just the...

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2Thank Bruna G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great spot to camp!! Absolutely loved it! Passenger ferry only - can park for free at the woolwich dock yard. You need an opal card or pre paid tickets for the ferry - it's about $6.50 per person. (From woolwich). We did BYO and it was $45 for 2 of us. You can have pre set up tents for...

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1Thank FabGab13
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Camping with a view and marvellous location... walk along the island, sleep and wake up to a million dollar view... for less than a hotel night cost... AMAZING... took a ferry from Woolwich... picked dinner from Circular Quay... just fabulous and we also had 3 kids under 8 with us...

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CockatooIsland, Manager at Cockatoo Island Camping, responded to this review

Hi mohitg76. Thanks for your great review and we're glad to hear your camping experience was so seamless with three kids. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Absolute hidden gem. I'd never heard of it, stumbled on it during a web search for convict settlements. Brilliant concept, excellent camping facilities, the glamping means you can fly into Sydney with only a carry-on bag, get the train and the ferry and then you're camping in the middle of Sydney Harbour. Great place to explore for a day, or...

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1Thank Nicholas D M
CockatooIsland, Manager at Cockatoo Island Camping, responded to this review

Hi Nicholas D M. Thanks for the great review and we're glad to hear you were pleasantly surprised by your experience. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I booked a night away on Cockatoo Island for Valentine's Day as a surprise for my partner as we love camping and we'd never been glamping before. The ferry ride from Circular Quay is an added bonus of the trip, allowing time to feel as though you're travelling away for a night. I booked the Mini Glamping package. It was...

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CockatooIsland, Manager at Cockatoo Island Camping, responded to this review

Hi CRim555, we're glad to hear you ticked one off your bucket list. See you next time for BYO tent camping!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We stayed here recently for one night. It had been given to my husband as a gift for his birthday. I had decided before I event went that I probably wouldn't enjoy it but "could put up with it for one night"! We both loved it. The weather was perfect, which helped, but we had the best location on the...

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CockatooIsland, Manager at Cockatoo Island Camping, responded to this review

Hi Pauline G, we're so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Cockatoo Island. See you next time!

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Nothing disappointed. We walked climbed, explored and delighted in the whole island. From architectural gems to cool tunnels, historical docks to great views, from sunrise over the city to busy waterway traffic even crisp white sheets and hot showers - it is all there. Bought tasty hamburgers and topped up an Opal card. Midweek experience for us and we'll be...

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CockatooIsland, Manager at Cockatoo Island Camping, responded to this review

Hi Barbara M, thanks for your fantastic review, we're so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you when you next return!

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It's a great place for an overnight mid week trip. It's quick and easy to get to by ferry, especially if you drive to Woolwich. The showers and barbeque areas are modern, and a level above what you'd normally expect in a campsite. There are picturesque views (Sydney Harbour, Harbour Bridge, and city skyline) and interesting things to see on...

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CockatooIsland, Manager at Cockatoo Island Camping, responded to this review

Hi Roger A, thanks for your fantastic review, we're so glad to hear you had a great time on Valentine's Day.

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Additional Information about Cockatoo Island Camping

Address: Sydney Harbour | Woolwich, Sydney, Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Cockatoo Island
Price Range: RM265 - RM312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“get the glamping package and ask for a tent under a tree.”
nataliebL9383BW, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for north facing glamping tents close to the water.”
nicholasdm, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Tent no. 3 on the glamping package is the perfect location”
637paulineg, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were in tent 7 which had a tree next to it which provided shade from the morning sun.”
amadablamji, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Camp site right on the water to get the sea breeze and the view”
J9838XCdaniels, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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