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Woolloomooloo Wharf

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Address: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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USD 170.60*
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Essential Sydney Tour Including Lunch at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia
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What's not to love about this?! Sunshine, buzz of anticipated excitement. The hub of who's who and who may be next and who's been. It's that chaotic melting pot that makes up the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

What's not to love about this?! Sunshine, buzz of anticipated excitement. The hub of who's who and who may be next and who's been. It's that chaotic melting pot that makes up the character of "the wharf"

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Thank Nikki L
Metro Detroit Area
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to stay at the Ovolo Woolloomooloo, and spend five days on this beautiful wharf. There are great restaurants at all price points, the naval yard is fascinating to watch, and it's a great place to start a walk through the Botanical Garden on the way to Mrs Macquaries Chair and beyond to Circular Quay. Take advantage... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Thank goodness this wharf was saved from being demolished given its rich history but this is gentrification taken to the extreme, only a few token glimpses into its past can be seen now with a high end boutique hotel, loft style apartments and bland restaurants the feature of the day. I guess it was the only way to save it,... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I found the restaurant needed a refurb...... Old and dirty.. The oyster... Well can't even talk about, very ordinary The salmon.... Over cooked! The steak over done as well, not rare! It came with no vegetables... We had to purchase vegetables. Very disappointed!

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Thank Sonya V
Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Apparently, this is a highly regarded area associated with many celebrities, but if you take a picture and show to your friends, they'll probably mostly get excited about the name "Woolloomooloo". Or just say it loud and ask if anyone can spell it and watch the reaction.

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Thank heckfy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely spot that feels away from the huddle and bustle of the city. A long wharf where we saw a large navy ship towed out by tugs in the early evening. Beautiful boats to dream for were lined up along the way.

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Thank Littlebirdy73
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Visited the Woolloomooloo Wharf which was near Kings Cross, to catch up with friends over some drinks and light meal one evening. It was quite quiet and there were a few restaurants with fine dining along the wharf which appears to be quite popular with many people trickling in for dinner. You can see lots of fishes in the water,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This place is peace on earth! Lush! Plush! Without making you feel uneasy about it! I.e the Australian way! Not sure I would recommend for a family to stay there - a bit remote to key touristic areas and not very well connected by public transport (relatively) - but certainly for solo or couple travellers. Romantic! Lots of options to... More 

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Thank Geraldine M
Brisbane
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

We came across the Woolloomooloo Wharf (also called the Finger Wharf) after going past the nearby navy ships and headquarters (HMAS Kuttabul) and heading towards the city. On the first floor it’s mainly residential apartments (they would have great views being right on the water’s edge) and on the ground level there are various restaurants which are dotted along the... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Woolloomooloo Wharf or Finger Wharf (Woolloomooloo is way more fun to say though) is a fashionable area with hotels, shopping and apartment living. We visited a friend of ours in the area last week as part of our around Australia trip that has only just begun. The wharf itself has a very interesting history being the longest timbered-piled wharf in... More 

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