Goat Island, New South Wales, Australia
Goat Island is a rocky island in Sydney Harbour, in New South Wales, Australia. The island is some 400 m by 200 m in size and is located north-west of the Sydney central business district.
Goat Island lies off the shores of the Sydney suburbs of Balmain and Millers Point, at the junction of Darling Harbour with the main channel of Sydney Harbour. Over the years Goat Island has served as a quarry, convict stockade, explosives store, police station, fire station, boatyard and film set. Today the island forms part of the Sydney Harbour National Park.
Things to See & Do
* Heritage tour
* Queen’s Gunpowder Magazine
* “Bony” Anderson’s couch
* Island walk
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD$)
Language – English
Electricity – 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 61
Port Location – Tours leave from Campbell’s Cove in the Rocks district.
Travel Links – Goat Island is only accessible by boat.