Island Walks

A selection of Island Walks in and around Sydney and New South Wales, including maps, pictures, highlights and characteristics.

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Discover the Rich History of Goat Island

Goat Island, part of the Sydney Harbour National Park, is a fascinating 300m wide sandstone island located west of the Harbour Bridge. Over the years, Goat Island has served as a gunpowder store, a water police station, a source of sandstone for Sydney real estate, and much more.

You can experience the rich history of Goat Island and enjoy the panoramic Harbour views by doing a guided tour with National Parks and Wildlife Service.

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Discover Dangar Island on the Hawkesbury River

Dangar Island is a charming, traffic free, natural hideaway on the Hawkesbury river, rich in European and Indigenous history. Catch a ferry from Brooklyn and discover the natural beauty of this very unique island.

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Cockatoo Island: History, Hiking and Glamping

Cockatoo Island is a UNESCO World-Heritage and National Heritage Listed island, situated right in the middle of beautiful Sydney Harbour. Cockatoo Island has a rich history as a shipbuilding yard and Commonwealth naval base and also as a convict island.

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