Hear about the lives of convicts incarcerated in the brooding sandstone gaol on the island's plateau and learn about the day-to-day work of the thousands of shipwrights, engineers and trades-people who made Cockatoo Island the biggest shipyard in Australia in the 20th century.
With 26 audio stops, you'll discover a lot more than meets the eye. Audio tours are available at Visitor Information. Pick up a headset and special map from our volunteers. The island's many lives are recreated in the tour by professional actors, sound effect design, and real audio clips from those who lived and worked on Cockatoo Island. The tour will take approx 1.5 hrs.
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