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Cockatoo Island Heritage Accommodation

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

The only harbour island where you can stay overnight, Cockatoo Island boasts a unique offering of accommodation options to suit all budgets and tastes. From luxury houses and apartments to camping packages, Cockatoo Island is conveniently only a short ferry ride from the CBD. Cockatoo Island is the perfect setting for a short stay and for those looking to escape the everyday.

4 Bedroom Heritage Houses

Once home to Cockatoo Island's medical officer and engineering manager, these two charmingly restored Federation style five-bedroom houses can each accommodate up to 12 people each.


4-bedroom house configuration (8 people):

Monday – Thursday: $595 per night (2 night or more stay rate)

Monday – Thursday: $795 per night (1 night stay rate)

Friday - Sunday: $895 per night (2 night minimum stay)

Weekly: $3,560 (7 days / 6 nights)

5-bedroom house configuration (9 people):

Monday – Thursday: $695 per night (2 night or more stay rate)

Monday – Thursday: $895 per night (1 night stay rate)

Friday - Sunday: $995 per night (2 night minimum stay)

Weekly: $4,040 (7 days / 6 nights)

There are Two heritage homes built in 1915 for dockyard managers have been beautifully restored by the Harbour Trust. Tranquil rooms. Shaded wooden verandahs. Sublime water views. Heritage-planted gardens. And your own fascinating island to explore.

Perched on the island's upper plateau, our heritage houses are surrounded by lush gardens and feature breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour and surrounds.

Bedding configuration

3 x King beds (can be split into 6 single beds)

1 x Queen size bed

1 x King single bed

1 x Double sofa bed (additional $50 per night)

What's included

All linen and towels

Fully self-contained kitchen with microwave and fridge

Flat screen televisions, DVD/CD players, bluetooth audio player, alarm clock

Large bathroom plus two toilets and extra shower in laundry

Heating and portable fans


Laundry with iron and board, washing machine, line and dryer

Weekly cleaning service

Barbeque facilities

Outdoor setting with seating for eight

Optional extras

$50 per night for an extra roll-away bed (for 12th person)

Additional cleaning services

Hire chair and cot available for hire


Each House and Apartment is fully furnished and self contained . A grass tennis court and audio tours of the island are available for hire. Boat berthing is available to those wishing to arrive by private vessel.

Getting to Cockatoo Island

Where is Cockatoo Island?

Cockatoo Island is the largest island in Sydney Harbour. It's located at the junction of the Parramatta and Lane Cove Rivers about 10 minutes by ferry from Circular Quay.

Getting to Cockatoo Island is part of the fun with regular Harbour City Ferries, daily services from Circular Quay, Darling Harbour and other inner harbour wharfs.

Harbour City Ferries currently operates services to Cockatoo Island via the Balmain/Woolwich service and the Parramatta River service. Ferries depart from Circular Quay and other wharves. Some services also connect to Darling Harbour or to Woolwich and Balmain.

For Ferry timetables please visit

You can also get to Cockatoo Island by water taxi and private boat or barge, or on your own kayak.

Water Taxi service

The Cockatoo Island Marine Centre’s island shuttle service is specially designed for easy access to wharfs and pontoons around Cockatoo Island. The Cockatoo Island Shuttle can carry up to 12 passengers, which makes it ideal for a more personalised transport option to and from Cockatoo Island.

To enquire about the Island Shuttle, email

Bookings are essential.

Private vessel berthing fee

All private vessels visiting Cockatoo Island must be moored at Camber Wharf (maximum vessel length 30ft, maximum vessel height is 10m).

Berthing fees can be paid at the Cockatoo Island Marine Centre, located at Camber Wharf. (please do not berth at Parramatta Wharf).

Camber Wharf is located on the Birchgrove side of the island.

Mooring fees:

Per 4 hours: $15

24 hours: $65

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More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
7 January, 2017


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Other Activities:

Cockatoo Island


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Greenwich, Australia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Australian Dollar
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event
Weekend Rates
2 Sep 2016 - 31 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay


  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 8 guests. Property has 8 beds and can sleep a maximum 12 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Bond Deposit: $500 per stay

    Optional Costs
    Sofa Bed: $50 per night

    * Ask the owner to arrange these
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Greenwich, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Child's Highchair
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only