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Chinese Garden of Friendship

Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9240 8888
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A haven of tranquility in Sydney's bustling Chinatown, this fascinating garden with waterfalls, bridges and fish-filled ponds was designed by experts from China and reflects designs dating back to the 5th century.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9240 8888
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Reviewed today via mobile

We love the Chinese Garden of Friendship and visit every time we come to Sydney, it is great to see the fish still in the pond each time we come. To walk around, sit and ponder is just the right medicine. It was beautiful with...More

Thank TamBalz
Reviewed today

We really enjoyed our visit to this park. If we were a resident of Sydney, we would pay to have an annual pass. The garden is well-maintained and just lovely.

Thank QCMotherD
Reviewed yesterday

Stopped here and walked around the amazing gardens, restful place and then enjoyed scones and tea in the coffee house, well worth a visit

Thank Glenndavid62
Reviewed yesterday

Even though your in the middle of sydney you feel like your a million miles away in a paeceful chinese garden with ponds and waterfall and porgolas and lovely flowers a must see thing when in sydney

Thank Sandraandrobbie
Reviewed yesterday

To be honest when we got there we were not too eager to go in, we felt there was too many other things on our 'To Do in Sydney' list to waste our time going round gardens - plus you had to pay to get...More

Thank Janine L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A peaceful oasis in the middle if Chinatown. Reasonably priced, best to visit if the have a tour or special event

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were staying in darling harbor and walked past this garden every day during our stay, so we decided to have a look to fill in the last day of our trip before heading off to the airport. It is $6 per adult to enter,...More

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful way to spend the morning as you walk around amongst the trickling sounds of water and the smells of beautiful flowers. Its a peaceful oasis in the center of downtown Sydney and a must see for anyone that enjoys a calming moment during your...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 4 days ago

The most beautiful gardens I have ever seen it was such tranquility and a real gem we were lucky to go when all the azaleas had just bloomed

Thank X2396PDangiem
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A serene secluded garden, enjoyable to stroll around. Take a break and sit in one of the pavilions and enjoy The serenity and the Chinese architecture. Children and the young at heart can hunt for the 12 Chinese zodiac signs. We recommend 1-2 hours to...More

Thank Jennie G
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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16 December 2016|
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Response from sunshine123Essex | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't answer that as I was using public transport and walking. I would imagine there must be because it is in the city.
25 January 2016|
Response from Anne J |
That would be a family ticket, $15