Where is the abandoned ship with trees growing on it?
P.S. Ahhh… we managed to locate a source that said it is actually the “wreck of SS City of Adelaide,” which run aground in 1916 in Cockle Bay, Australia.
What happened to the SS Ayrfield?
It was 1972, and the SS Ayrfield was finally decommissioned and sent into Homebush Bay. Ships didn’t come back from Homebush Bay. This is where the old marine wrecking yards were, where vessels were winched out of the water and stripped of anything of value to be melted down and repurposed.
Where is the floating forest located?
Homebush Bay, Sydney, Australia. In the west side of Sydney there is a 102 year old ship, which has turned into what is now known as a Floating Forest. Homebush Bay is a place where the old ships end up.
What is a floating forest?
What is a floating forest? A floating forest, as the name suggests, consists basically of floating trees in various forms. Floating forests can simply be a few trees in the water or unique ecosystems that host a variety of interesting birds, animals, and insects.
Is the floating forest real?
The Floating Forest is one of many decommissioned ships in the Homebush Bay. What separates it from the other stranded vessels is the incredible foliage that adorns the rusted hull. The beautiful spectacle adds a bit of life to the area, which happens to be a sort of ship graveyard.
How do you get to SS Ayrfield?
Getting to the SS Ayrfield floating forest 533 towards Sydney Olympic Park. Alight six stops later, opposite the Archery Centre. The shipwreck is behind Homebush Bay Apartments. You can also alight the train at Concord West just as I did.
Which LGA is Sydney Olympic Park?
Parramatta Council Sydney Olympic Park sits within the City of Parramatta local government area.
How old is the SS Ayrfield?
The SS Ayrfield is one of many decommissioned ships in the Homebush Bay, just west of Sydney, but what separates it from the other stranded vessels is the incredible foliage that adorns the rusted hull.