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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a person who loves Sydney’s colonial history and our colonial architecture, I am mortally ashamed that I didn’t realise the significance of this heritage site until a few days ago. It was established both as a convict settlement and a quarry in 1836. It...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 91theresen
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Goat Island is one of Sydney Harbour's Islands open to the public. The best way to explore the Island is to take the National Parks Wildlife Service Heritage Tour. For available dates check the Parks Service bookings can be made online. The Island has a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank robertrA9626OM
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Boarded a tall ship, had a glass of bubbly, then toured the harbour headed to Goat Island and had a guided tour of the Island. The tour is very interesting and fun.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank helen w
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The boat ride from Old Wangi Queen is expensive but totally worth it , The view is jaw dropping and magnificient . The rour guide was ver well knowledgeable and it was amazing to be out in nature and away from concrete jungle for a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank SS1656
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

If you can get there (restricted access) , Goat Island has great views and a lot of history. Our tour as part of the 3 islands tour was excellent- would recommend if planning to visit Goat Island. Goat Island was also the setting for the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank bouncykiwi123
Reviewed 17 January 2018

I joined a Tall Ships Convicts, Castles and Champagnes cruise which included a walking tour on Goat Island. The guide explained the interesting history behind the island and brought us around to see the views. There was a stage which was set up for the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank neminskii
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Up front - the views are worth the tour. You will love the views of the harbour, barangaroo and the boat ride over o captain cook ferries. Our guide was very knowledgeable. However, there is a lot of potential here not being taken advantage of....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 962AndrewY962
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We embarked on the authentic old ferry Wangi Queen for a lovely cruise around secluded parts of the harbour while we ate our prepared lunch of chicken tortillas. Disembarked at Goat Island which has restricted access, for an interesting hour tour with Craig, our guide....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank kerrisingleton1
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Booked a two hour walking tour of Goat Island through National Parks website and enjoyed a fascinating insight into the history of the Island as well as finding a hidden gem of a location for NYE fireworks spotting! The small group was headed up by...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank jmscott2016
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Our family decided to celebrate mother's day with a family excursion so travelled to Sydney then joined the tour group at Circular Quay. Our tour guide was a fount of knowledge and certainly made the whole experience an interesting one. The views from every aspect...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank gilld969
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