Even though it’s one of our shorter expeditions,

The Cockatoo island Expedition offers a truly unique adventure!

On this expedition, you will be camping in the heart of the Sydney Harbour, learning about its heritage and exploring the city.

Important info

Venturing Skills / Stage 4 Camping
Expedition Cost:
Transport Cost:
Maximum Participants:
48 Youth, 8 Adults
BYO tents
Spending Money:
Minimal – Local shops for snacks
Provided – Caters for special diets
Wi-Fi Internet:
N/A – Mobile coverage only
Specific things to pack:
Weather and activity appropriate clothing, uniform,
day pack, and personal items.
Bag Weight Limit:
N/A – (23Kg if flying)


Day 1
Arrive and explore The Rocks, then head to the Island to explore in the evening.

Day 2
Take a beautiful Harbour cruise to Manly, before having a night tour at Sydney’s historic Q Station.

Day 3
Discover the latest rides, attractions, events and family fun under the Sydney sun at Sydney’s most iconic amusement park & tourist destination; Luna Park then in the afternoon, travel to the Core Camp

Itineraries are intended to give participants an idea of the activities on the expedition.
The order they are delivered may vary and all outdoor activities are weather dependent.

Youth Program

Venturers are encouraged to review the itinerary with their Unit Council.
This expedition may be applied to the following Program Essentials and achievement pathways.