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Darling Harbour

Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9240 8500
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Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and other tourist attractions.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9240 8500
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you stay near Sussex street, Hyatt regency or Sofitel, or Novotel or Ibis, remember to take time off to just take a walk along the promenade. It is relaxing and give you new inspiration to life!

Thank Lovefoodtravelalot
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are a lot of seafood restaurants Along the harbour. Even though the price of food is a bit high, the harbour view makes you feel relaxed. The ferris wheel at the harbour makes it a more beautiful place. I have enjoyed watching at the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a nice harbour, you can find everything you need. Not far from there, you may find a good place to eat such as Hard Rock, Hurricane Grills Bar, many more. You also may watch a fireworks with Opera House as the background, if you...More

Thank stvtraveller
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent the afternoon strolling around darling harbour. There is a very lively busy vibe down here. There were some market stalls which we peered through. Lots of restaurants, we happened to be there while the ComicCon festival in Sydney was on and it was...More

Thank 2000alas
Reviewed 2 days ago

Catch a train to Circular Quay ,walk around to the Opera House , admire from all side if walkways accessible. If it is a weekend do the Rocks markets ,about 10minutes walk back just past Circular Quay. Have nibbles then catch a ferry to Darling...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 2 days ago

no matter if you approach it from the Haymarkets, Coggle Bay, Casino or City Centre. The best way to explore it is by foot. The now old Darling Harbour Façade in front of the Novotel still is attractive with all its restaurants, the hard Rock...More

Thank FrequentFlyerUN
Reviewed 4 days ago

Darling harbour was simply beautiful. We spent a whole day here just strolling about, stopping to look at the many shops, have lunch and just watch the world go by. On another evening we had a fabulous meal at Nicks seafood restaurant and experienced Darling...More

Thank DonegalCruiser
Reviewed 4 days ago

Darling Harbour is located so conveniently to all major attractions as well as light rail, ferries. Prymont Bridge makes it an easy walk into town.

Thank Kymbo1959
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great way to see Darling Harbour is to get a ferry from Circular Quay. This was once a busy port for sailing vessels. Now its home for lots of cruise vesels and interesting buildings. With great views of the City of Sydney. Its also...More

Thank jOHN5H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Darling Harbour has lots to see and do. From cafe, restaurants to tourist attractions for everyone. Great place to chill or explore.

Thank Dreamsin2reality
Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been
transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment
for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining
options from budget to upscale and million dollar
views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends
for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s.
Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship
or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the
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17 February 2017|
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Response from Frank W | Reviewed this property |
You can walk but will take around 30 mins but the best way is toget the ferry to circular quay from Darling harbour, you then pass under the bridge.
31 December 2016|
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Response from Claudia T | Reviewed this property |
There is a few bar restaurants along Darling Harbour, including Hard Rock Cafe. We went there and it was very nice.