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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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“maritime museum” (679 reviews)
“imax cinema” (94 reviews)
“every saturday” (138 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9240 8500
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Reviewed today via mobile

A beautiful Harbour buzzing with people, shopping mall, restaurants, bars, water taxis, boats and people There is Madame Tussaud's and sea life if you are short of things to do but we just enjoyed watching the world go by as the sun set. Not particularly...More

Thank julie w
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is full of bars and restaurants and nice to stroll around. A better version of docklands in Melbourne

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 3 days ago

I really liked this spot. It was a great place to relax and watch the water. Lots of people, but enough space that you could be “alone” if you wanted. The shops near here were also neat with a lot of verity.

Thank Duncan P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is a beautiful harbour that can be quite sunny and windy depending on the weather in winter. There is a harbourside mall and food court as well as the National Maritime Museum on one side of the harbour while on the other side there...More

Thank jonblee
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to go if you just want to stroll or sit and watch the goings on. Cockle Bay wharf had good happy hour prices, some starting as early as 3 pm. Lots of places to choose from. The attractions like the Maritime Museum are...More

Thank Suzanne04
Reviewed 4 days ago

Darling harbour is a great part of Sydney and has many attractions. Our kids definitely loved the kids play park.

Thank Shea S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lots of fun activities along the harbor. Food is a little expensive but it worth the view. Lots of places around the harbor for children to play in park. The design for the buildings in this area are quite modern. Keep enough time to see...More

Thank Krish C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Darling Harbour is very touristy. The restaurants are rather expensive and you simply cannot do much there. If you want to see a great harbour, go to Circular Quay.

Thank Lesley T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love Darling Harbour, but it's definitely changed and become more built up since I was last here. Progress isn't always good.

Thank HB1973
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

this is i think one of the busiest places in Sydney. there's a lot of people and a lot of bars.. the food is just a nit expensive in this area. but beautiful view at night..

Thank Macky M
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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Nearby Attractions
Australian National Maritime Museum
1,457 reviews
.22 km away
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.27 km away
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3,614 reviews
.32 km away
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Questions & Answers
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.