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.
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.