Exploring Sydney’s amazing ship building history on Cockatoo Island. Cockatoo Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the junction of the Parramatta and Lane Cove River in Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia. It is the largest of several islands that were originally heavily timbered sandstone knolls and was once our central shipping building industry for many decades. Located in the heart of Sydney Harbour, just a short ferry ride from the CBD, Cockatoo Island is an extraordinary place where you can either spend the day exploring its remarkable history, spend a few hours having lunch at the many great eateries, or spend a few nights in their beautifully…
Who knew Sydney was hiding its very own Shipwreck Cove.