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Sydney seaplane flight and Shark Island picnic

Sydney Harbour National Park

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Discover a whole new side to Sydney Harbour on a scenic flight with Sydney Seaplanes. You’ll fly through to Bondi before enjoying a decadent picnic on Shark Island.


Contact Sydney Seaplanes for a tour schedule.

No wheelchair access
Easy. A basic level of fitness is required for this tour.

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Entry fees

Tour price includes Shark Island landing fee.

Bookings required. Book online or email or call Sydney Seaplanes on (02) 9388 1978. Bookings available on request.
Please note

The number of passengers on each flight varies from 2 to 10 depending on the day. If you would like to arrange a private charter, please contact Sydney Seaplanes.

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Your Sydney Seaplanes adventure begins with a heart-starting flight across Sydney Harbour. Your pilot will take you east for breathtaking views of the golden sands of Bondi Beach before returning for a scenic loop of the harbour.

Get your camera ready because you’ll get to see the Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House up close before you descend.

Upon landing, you’ll be greeted by a water transfer that will take you to Shark Island. Sit back and soak in the amazing 360° views as you enjoy a gourmet hamper picnic.

Once you’ve eaten your fill, return by water taxi to the Sydney Seaplanes Terminal at Rose Bay.

Sydney Seaplanes is a licensed commercial tour operator with a Parks Eco Pass.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

  • in Sydney Harbour National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Sydney Harbour National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    Bradleys Head: $8 per vehicle per day. North Head: $5 per vehicle per day. Tap and pay card or phone payments accepted at pay machines. Coin payment available at Fairfax carpark machines only. Chowder Bay: Monday-Friday: $3 per hour, to a maximum of $16 per day. Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: $4 per hour, to a maximum of $20 per day. If you hold an NPWS All Parks or Multi Parks Pass, you can park free for up to four hours per day - additional time can be purchased. Car parks operated by Sydney Harbour Federation Trust or Mosman Council are not covered by your pass. Please check signs carefully. Park’nPay: You can also pay for your visit to any area via the Park’nPay app.

    Other fees:

    Landing fees or tour fees apply to visit Sydney Harbour islands. All public visitors to Shark, Clark or Rodd Island, need to pay a $7 per person landing fee. To arrange, please contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS). Annual NSW Parks Passes do not cover landing fees.

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