Shark Island Australia Day Picnic

Exhibition and Shows

26 Jan 2019

Shark Island is one of the best vantage points on the harbour for Australia Day events including the start of the ferrython and Australia Day parade. BYO picnic – food and beverage are not sold on the island.

Shark Island has five picnic shelters with table and bench, one gazebo for up to 30 people (first come, first served basis), plenty of shady trees, grassy areas and a small beach area. Drinking water and toilets are available on the island.

There are no disposal facilities on the island – please take all rubbish with you. Places are strictly limited to meet the Island capacity. Please respect other groups and families whilst on Shark Island and remember to drink responsibly.

NSW National Park regulations do not permit the following on the island: smoking, amplified/loud music and/or public address systems, candles or other open flames, confetti (rice, petals or similar), vines and other exotic plant material, roping off areas or signs for events, butterfly releases, pegging or staking items into the ground, depositing ice or iced water on grassed areas, water balloons and paintball equipment, domestic animals


Disabled access available Family Friendly New South Wales Business Chamber Non Smoking Public Toilet


From AU$25.00

NSW National Park landing fee included

Event Times

26 Jan 2019

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