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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: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Darling harbour is packed with things to see and do. Maritime museum, Madame tasauds wax museum, wildlife world, aquarium and access to many places to eat and hotels. The place is always changing something new being built all the time. Easy ferry ride from circular...More

Thank shezzycat
Reviewed yesterday

Our hotel overlooked Darling Harbour and we found that you can get a ferry from here to the Circular Quay, right by the Opera House, going under Sydney Bridge. Alongside the harbour are many places to eat - Thai, Japanese, Indian etc. A pleasant area...More

Thank Howarth S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The development is second to none. I was so impressed with the use of space under the bridge and the detail in the convention center and park was impeccable!

Thank alaikwao
Reviewed 2 days ago

Darling Harbour is slowly regaining it's charm as upgrades are taking place and with the new convention centre opened. The paved pedestrian precinct is a great asset and allows people to stroll around easily. The views are also quite lovely as you have the city...More

Thank manicjeang
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very commercialised, expect nothing but continuous restaurants, cafes, landmarks along the stretch. Could have provided sheltered pit stops along as the only shaded places are paid eateries.

Thank NetizenX
Reviewed 2 days ago

great place to spend time walking around looking at the sights shopping and dining lots of restaurants and bars and things to see and do take a boat trip if you can well worth it

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great place to stroll around. We really enjoyed the people watching, and the huge choice of bars and restaurants.

Thank ziazak
Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved it! It's not as crowded, in September, as some of the others. It was easy to walk around and so much to do. Lots of food,shopping, harbor tours, and the aquarium within walking distance.

1  Thank Gator-Getter-Girl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Darling Harbour is alive with cafes, restaurants on a range of prices, as well as activities and museums. There is free park land for children. A fun place for couples, friends and families to relax.

Thank Henwood1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Constantly changing but always busy with throngs of tourists,lots of shopping but restaurants don't have same interest as nearby King Street wharf and Barangaroo. Not sure I'd call t beautiful like others have written.

Thank RonWamberal
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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
...More
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Rollarcoasterqq
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.
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sunshiineNorthants
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.
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