Book your Hyde Park Barracks tickets early for chance to win


Book your tickets to the Hyde Park Barracks by 16 February for your chance to win an overnight stay up to four people on Cockatoo Island in the heart of Sydney Harbour. 

Cockatoo Island is a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site with a complex and layered history. The heritage buildings and distinctive terrain offer insights into the island's past as a former convict penal establishment, naval ship dockyard, industrial school for girls and reformatory. The island also has strong continued ties to the First Nations, having served as a meeting place for the Eora People prior to colonisation.

The promotion winner will receive a Deluxe Waterfront 2 Bedroom Camping Package for up to four people for a one-night stay at Cockatoo Island. The package includes a tent, four camping beds, four chairs, an esky and a lantern. All bedding linen, towels and toiletries are provided. Please bring your own food and all cooking and kitchen equipment. The booking is subject to availability, excluding Saturday night and special event periods. Full Terms & Conditions here

For more information about Cockatoo Island visit

NSW Permit No. LTPM/19/04851

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Hyde Park Barracks ticket promotion terms & conditions

Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these Terms and Conditions.

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