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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” (700 reviews)
“imax cinema” (95 reviews)
“every saturday” (140 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9240 8500
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1 - 10 of 7,142 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can never get enough of Sydney. The ferries pass all the photographic iconic places thus being one. Over the years, I have done the tour, attended a concert, and just plain taken pictures, a must see.

Thank AnnMaree Z
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is great. Good shopping, lots of restaurants and bars. Also great for walking around. Lots of tourists but didn’t seem as crowded as Sydney Harbour. Shopping has better prices on touristy items.

1  Thank CareyFish
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If your hungry, thirsty or just want to wind down after a big weekend this the the perfect place be in. Having music all around and all types of entertainment for every age is just the best experience.

Thank fionarowe1
Reviewed yesterday

Just to walk around: you can choose just to browse or you can sample all the wares, goods and services that abound . Always a pleasure to see people walking, sitting, children frolicking around the water feature. So many things to see. In sunshine or...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Darling Harbour is a must see for all visitors The view of the city skyline is awesome The shopping precinct is very good but be prepared to pay tourism prices Lots to see for all ages There are many attractions at Darling Harbour including the...More

Thank Alang004
Reviewed 2 days ago

Plenty to see and do at Darling Harbour. Very popular quayside which becomes vibrant at night. Lots of restaurants; bars and cafes along the waterfront but beware of the seagulls which also frequent this area!

Thank Karzow
Reviewed 2 days ago

The harbour is a vibrant place with loads going on with major tourist attractions like the maritime museum, a busy working harbour, lots of restaurants and some fabulous modern architecture. Very scenic and photogenic

Thank Leigh-Harrington
Reviewed 3 days ago

There are so many great restaurants and cafes at Darling Harbour. When the pedestrian bridge opens twice a day to allow boats through is worth seeing. The Maritime Museum and more. Just a great place to visit and while away the hours.

Thank Kerry_Marsh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked Darling Harbour on a Thursday evening / night and we were bored. The environment is clean and there are quite a few food and booze outlets but most were very empty. After the bustle of Asia this was disconcerting and disappointing, we were...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Darling Harbour is improving every time we go there. New construction going on, with amazing changes to make it better.

Thank Rosemarie M
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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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.