VISIT COCKATOO ISLAND, NSW
Want an island adventure? If you live in or are visiting Sydney, just a short ferry ride from Circular Quay is Cockatoo Island, a living museum with a long rich history from its days as a fishing spot for the Eora people through to convicts and the war effort. There are audio and guided group tours available for a small fee or, for something different, take a picnic and hire the onsite courts for a spot of tennis with spectacular views. cockatooisland.gov.au.