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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” (772 reviews)
“imax cinema” (95 reviews)
“hard rock cafe” (83 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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"maritime museum"
in 772 reviews
"imax cinema"
in 95 reviews
"hard rock cafe"
in 83 reviews
"ferris wheel"
in 80 reviews
"every saturday"
in 141 reviews
"lots of restaurants"
in 276 reviews
"sydney aquarium"
in 171 reviews
"chinese garden"
in 121 reviews
"madame tussauds"
in 136 reviews
"street performers"
in 82 reviews
"sea life"
in 149 reviews
"watch the world"
in 101 reviews
"other attractions"
in 86 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 129 reviews
"walk around"
in 109 reviews
"wildlife park"
in 79 reviews
"opera house"
in 148 reviews
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Reviewed today

We have spent many a happy Sunday afternoons strolling around Darling Harbour. It can be accessed by public transport or there is car-parking, or take a taxi: depends how far away you are. We would often take a bus into the city and walk down...More

Thank gabiisim
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Reviewed yesterday

Darling Harbour is on the western side of the Sydney CBD and is packed with bars and restaurants at all price points. Also a departure point for many harbour cruises and home to the impressive Maritime Museum, Sydney Aquarium and Convention centre plus a large...More

Thank Greg N
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Reviewed yesterday

Aside from an abundance of eating places, the views are pretty special and it is easy walking distance to CBD. Beautiful during Vivid festival as well.

Thank toowelltravelled64
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Reviewed yesterday

My trip was totally valadated by walks along the waterfront and the ferry service from Darling Harbour. Well done Sydney, Aussie's rule it was a most enjoyable five days in Sydney

Thank royrice1954
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good selection of restaurants, attractions, events and markets (if you pick the right day). Free fireworks are always a plus. And the harbour lights are always pretty. The only drawback is it can get pretty crowded at times. One of my favorite free spots in...More

Thank Deb C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had some tickets to the sights Madame Toussans, zoo and wild life. I took a ferry from Centre Quay to Darling Harbour. The sights to see while on the ferry are also beautiful

Thank Charmane W
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Reviewed 3 days ago

From the cafes and bars of Cockle Bay to the conference centre, maritime museum and theatre, the views from Pyrmont Bridge over the marina, the aquarium, zoo and waxworks to the King Street Wharf ... nowhere better.

Thank Terry G
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed close by so visited here often. With the addition of Barangaroo, it is a wonderful place to just relax. Dining options are amazing.

Thank Maxine H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I can attest to the calibre of restaurants there. They also have their own rather spectacular light show during Vivid. Plus there is always entertainment on the weekends.

Thank Mary P
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We returned after many years to Darling Harbour. It was a bustling place with lots happening, music, busking and happy people. We enjoyed a Ferris wheel ride and had great views over the harbour. Great choices for eating.

Thank Phillipa K
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raffyfenix
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
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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
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Rollarcoasterqq
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.
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