Clark Island - Aboriginal Name Billong-ololah
Travel with Sydney's best water taxi company H2O WaterTaxis, from Circular Quay to Clark Island and in less than 10 minutes you can escape to your own Island paradise.
Take your entire group or function to Clark Island. We specialise in transferring groups of people, and your catering and event equipment to Sydney Harbour's islands. We can transfer you from any public wharf in Sydney Harbour to Clark Island
About Clark Island
Clark Island gets its name from Lieutenant Ralph Clark, an officer in the First Fleet in 1788, who cultivated the island as a vegetable garden in 1789. However, he gave up this enterprise after his vegetables kept getting stolen before he could pick them! It is now a part of the Sydney Harbour National Park. It is located in the main part of Sydney harbour, just north of Double Bay and Darling Point.
The island is about 1 hectare in size , with generous grassed areas on the south and western sides of the island (offering protection from the summer afternoon North-easterly breezes). Higher up, there is also a smaller grassed area in amongst the bush that is more sheltered and a second, slightly larger and more open grassed area with great views of the harbour.
The lower grassed areas have picnic tables, fresh water and male and female toilets for visitors to use. There is a pathway around the Eastern and Northern sides of the Island, giving the chance to explore from every angle. There are great views of Point Piper, double Bay and, of course, the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Clark Island is the most natural of the harbour islands. H2O thinks it is the prettiest of the Islands and the facilities consist of running water, toilets and picnic benches. The position of the island means that you can see the harbour bridge from the North-West end of the Island, where there is a natural rock shelter. The western side of the island is flat and grassy giving plenty of room to relax - this rea is also more sheltered from the North east winds typical on a summer afternoon.
The Island is an ideal location for Weddings, corporate events and other special occasions (e.g. birthdays and engagements). Are you holding a wedding or function? Don't miss our Island Function Packages, and great Sydney Harbour wedding ideas.
The island can also be booked for private functions, or you can just pay the $7pp landing fee through National Parks and Wildlife Service on 1300 072 757.