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Goat Island

Neighbourhood: Wynyard
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Address: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Fun day on Sydney Harbour

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... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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. The cruise back to Circular Quay was great fun with Craig singing us a few... More 

Thank kerrisingleton1
Budapest, Hungary
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 experienced Tour Guide Greg Bond who collected us the Harbour Master Steps at Circular Quay... More 

Thank jmscott2016
Buderim, Australia
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 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 of the island are spectacular with so many photo opportunities. It seemed a shame to... More 

Thank gilld969
Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The cruise on the Harbour aboard the old Wangi Queen was a good start to the day and then the tour led by Ryan of Goat Island was also good. We were fed and there was also refreshments while on the boat. Water was also provided for the tour of Goat Island.

1 Thank PHIKEL
Sydney, Australia
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216 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We had bought tickets back in October for the New Year's Eve event on Goat Island. It cost around $200 with booking fee and was well worth the money - the views were absolutely spectacular and the fireworks were amazing. Limited to 780 people, you need to book your tickets quick. Unfortunately I waited a day too late which meant... More 

4 Thank BiteSizeTraveller
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed the historical walking tour of goat island. Esther our guide was absolutely wonderful, very knowledgeable and very funny. Thank you for a wonderful experience!!

Thank Ashleigh M
Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Enjoy a great day out at Goat Island the tour host Colin was very informative about the history and the convicts who built the structures that are still standing today Would recommend to young and old.

1 Thank Mike M
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Flagrant false advertising. There were no goats, much disappointment. I think I'll try my luck in Lakemba. There's bound to be goats there.

10 Thank JamesAde
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

New years eve on goat island is brilliant, plenty of space to spread out and enjoy the fireworks and the sail by,unobstructed views of the bridge,short ferry ride all adds to a great evening,

8 Thank drolands245
Sydney, Australia
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85 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Incredible place to spend NYE in Sydney. Tickets are under $200pp and the island is BYO alcohol and food. There are two ferries in (one at 6.30pm and the next at 7.15) - we booked on the first boat so that we had the best chance at a great view…and a great view we had! We were directly in front... More 

4 Thank Courtney L

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