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SYDNEY'S iconic harbour islands will
be showcased during a series of events
celebrating food, nature and culture this
Following the huge success of its inau-
gural year in 2009, Sydney Harbour Island
Hopping gives people unique access to the
spectacular islands of Sydney Harbour
National Park via one looped tour.
There will be tailored entertainment
and experiences on each island.
National Parks and Wildlife Service
Head, Sally Barnes, said people loved the
idea of spending the day cruising from one
island to the next.
For the first time, this year the program
will include food experiences on each
island and a visit to the newly re-opened
This will be first stop on the looped tour
which will run each Saturday and Sunday
from October 9-24.
The experience on Goat Island will pay
tribute to its colonial past, with visitors
getting a taste of life in the 1830s, complete
with convicts, food and music from the era.
Shark Island will be a highlight for chil-
dren who will enjoy becoming Future
Rangers, while everyone can experience
Sydney Harbour's Aboriginal heritage and
sample traditional bush tucker as part of
the Aboriginal cultural experience on
The popular Perfect Picnic returns this
year offering a great way to finish the long
weekend on October 4.
Picnickers are invited to "dress to
impress" and prizes will be awarded for the
best picnic spreads and costumes.
Fort Denison will also feature in the pro-
gram, offering one of the most coveted din-
ing locations in Sydney.
Dining on Fort Denison will run every
weekend from October 9-24 and include a
guided tour of the island's historic
Martello Tower (the last of its kind in
Australia), ferry transfers to and from the
island and a welcome drink of sparkling
Sydney Harbour Island Hopping is a
part of the Crave Sydney International
Food Festival, offering 31 days of extraor-
dinary food experiences.
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