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Darling Harbour

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Address: Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and...

Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and other tourist attractions.

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Sydney Harbour Highlights Cruise

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Cruised into Sydney on Queen Victoria.

This is where we got off and spent two whole and a bit days just trudging round sydney. What a great place, the people are friendly and fit looking,good walking paths, cycling... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed today
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

This is where we got off and spent two whole and a bit days just trudging round sydney. What a great place, the people are friendly and fit looking,good walking paths, cycling paths and really warm weather. We stayed at the IBIS which i will review later

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Great Sushi Restaurant called "Umi Sushi + Udon" Beautiful sushi, fresh sashimi. All he food I've tried is fresh and beautiful.

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Happywanderers
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed at the Ibis hotel, which was booked for us as part of our detailed trip. I must say Darling Harbour is just the best place to stay. So much going on, plenty of energy and great places to eat and drink. Walking distance to the quayside where plenty of boat trips depart - including the ferry to Circular Quay.... More 

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Albion Park, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plenty of things to do and see. Buskers everywhere on weekends and they are great entertainment. Some even get the kids involved and it was very enjoyable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A beautiful place, well located and famous for hosting at at least 4 museums, with many options of restaurants or simply walk around to see the boats come and leave.

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Norwich
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

smaller area than the Wharf but so pretty. a must see as part of your Sydney visit. darling Harbour is quite central and was actuallu nearer to our hotel than the wharf. Plenty of little restaurants and bars to sit and while away a couple of hours. lovely

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Warrnambool, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our Pacific cruise began first with some time in Sydney and that part of the adventure began in Darling Harbour, where we stayed and dined. It was just so easy to stroll out of our hotel and meander our way along the Darling Harbour restaurants. Very relaxing and excellent cuisine.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were very disappointed with ICC Theatre. On arriving there were queues for everything. Getting out of the car park, going through security, going up the escalators, getting drinks. The attendants, although friendly seemed overwhelmed. Their bright pink safety jackets were similar to that of a theme park. Throughout the show and at half time scores of people we shifting... More 

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Zhaoqing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful harbour, lovely to walk along in the morning and evening times. Close by you have the Martime Museum, Harbour Bridge, Fish Market and the Sealife centre.

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Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Darling Harbour is a great place to walk and wander. The aquarium is there and you can't miss the Maritime Museum, and tour all the boats - most fantastic. How did some people ever make the journey? There are a number of shops to explore and there are plenty of great restaurants too. A great way to spend a day... More 

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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 world. The Sydney Maritime Museum and the IMAX theatre are also popular attractions. The Harbourside Shopping Centre is a site unto itself, with hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars. On Saturdays in the summer, the city puts on a spectacular fireworks show along the harbour's shore and there are plenty of other free events during the year - Darling Harbour Fiesta, VIVID’s light installations and the Sydney Festival, just to name a few.
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