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Darling Harbour

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Australian National Maritime Museum General Entry Ticket
from USD 14.84*
Australian National Maritime Museum General Entry Ticket
from USD 14.84*
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“maritime museum”(791 reviews)
“imax cinema”(97 reviews)
“hard rock cafe”(83 reviews)
Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and other tourist attractions.
Hours Today: Closed
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9240 8500
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 June 2015

This iconic place is simply too stunning and complex to review. Let me just say if you are traveling to Sydney, this is the place to be! You cant go wrong here!

10  Thank USMC_Recon_2003
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 December 2006

We had a wonderful few days touring around Sydney and Darling Harbour. Visited the Aquarium, Paddy's Market etc etc and tried out a number of the restuarants. Can't fault most of them but give CMC ( Citi Marina Cafe) a miss. Shocking service, bad food,...More

11  Thank keznscud
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All reviews maritime museum imax cinema hard rock cafe ferris wheel every saturday lots of restaurants sydney aquarium chinese garden madame tussauds street performers sea life watch the world other attractions great place to visit walk around opera house fireworks
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Reviewed yesterday

If you enjoy people watching, you will get an eyeful here. There are tons of people at the many bars and restaurants.

Thank sailguy98245
Reviewed yesterday

Great shops and restaurants, and a fantastic firework display. Lots to do around the harbour as well as there are various tourist attractions based there too. Bridge over the harbour provides great views.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Got a train to darling harbour and a very pleasant walk round we had, it’s got aquarium— a zoo— a war museum with a proper ship and submarine, you can book trips to all the attractions as most all the ticket offices are there, also...More

Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What's a visit to Sydney without a few iconic pictures. Darling Harbour is an intro to the Sydney lifestyle. King Warf, Cockle Bay Warf and Barangaroo are just opposite. Use the Pyrmont Bridge for a nicer view as you stroll across. The National Maritime museum...More

Thank suetz
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a nice walk but nothing spectacular or get excited about but worth a trip if you had nothing to do.

Thank wilsonl993
Reviewed 3 days ago

The views along the harbour are truly beautiful and it also makes for a nice walk or run. There are many restaurants to choose from. The only issue our group had was the bouncers who appear to control the strip. Two of my parties were...More

Thank Seaside20864681835
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been here before but never for lunch. The place is a typical redeveloped harbour but it’s well done and well laid out but somewhat expensive if I’m honest. We found the car parking confusing tbh but it was an enjoyable few hours and worth a...More

Thank MikeD1950
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great getaway right in The City. Public transport is a breeze and we used the ferry to do the sights. We also used the tap on - tap off cards (I think it’s called Opus and can be purchased at the airport) so we...More

Thank FoziaK22
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was area also has good views of the harbours, as well as being by the convention center. Every Quay has an tantalizing assortment of restaurants, and vistas. If you just want to sit and people watch there are lots of benches as well. There...More

Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed 5 days ago

catch the ferry there many time and also went through the shopping area, lots to see and do, food a plenty

Thank long757shot
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14 December 2017|
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Response from Edward B | Reviewed this property |
We took the ferry over from Sydney Harbor and then walked back. Walk is about 30 minutes
Teresa M
11 November 2017|
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Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
Every Saturday evening - and sometimes at other special events and occasions
17 February 2017|
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Response from WinnipegMaggie | Reviewed this property |
I agree with first response, you can walk (30-40) min but take the ferry for the best views of the bridge. The bridge is adjacent to central Quay, darling harbour is further inland and bridge is not visible from there.