Sydney SailGP

Behind The Scenes Tour

Faster. Better. Exclusive. Go behind the scenes at the SailGP technical base on Cockatoo Island. Exclusive tour of the 'pit lane garages' where athletes and shore teams prepare the world's fastest sail-racing boats, the F50s. A rare chance to see SailGP's elite athletes and the wingsailed F50 boats up close as they prepare for battle on Sydney Harbour. Tours run for 30 minutes, three times a day from 17 Feb to 27 Feb inclusive, guided by a professional sailing athlete giving expert commentary. Cockatoo Island is a short public ferry ride from Circular Quay, Darling Harbour and Barangaroo, Sydney CBD. Barangaroo services provide the most direct & frequent access. Tour tickets do not include ferry transfers. Hurry, several tours now SOLD OUT. Limited availability remaining


  • Exclusive 30 minute guided tour of SailGP technical base

Cockatoo Island is just one of the beautiful sites protected by the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust.
The Island features a waterfront campground, and has an incredible legacy of more than 80 colonial and industrial assets including buildings, cranes, docks and slipways remaining from the Island’s convict and naval history. Guided tours ranging from family-friendly historical tours to adult only haunted tours are also available.