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Darling Harbour

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Australian National Maritime Museum General Entry Ticket
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Australian National Maritime Museum General Entry Ticket
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Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and other tourist attractions.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9240 8500
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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 today via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here on a Saturday night watching the world pass by whilst indulging in a icecream...very lively with livev music... Venues and dancing..shops were closed but look nice.. fantastic views

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank melcraven8102
Reviewed yesterday

Splendid spot to spend a couple of hours. Nice boardwalk with plenty of restaurants and shops. Very practical pedestrian bridge. Super views of the Harbour. Fireworks on Saturday evening. Madame Tussauds and Aquarium ... we loved it, what are you waiting for ?

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Guy9120
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great location to go for a walk. Plenty of places to eat and drink. Happy hour starts at 4pm-7pm at some places. Ambiencevat night is lovely.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank C2961XYleem
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Darling Harbour is a multi-faceted precinct with shops, hotels, restaurants and there is a Ferry’s Wheel which is now becoming a common feature in many tourist locations. There are some good spots to take photographs here but if one is restricted on time Circular Quay...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited Darling Harbour several times. One evening for the fireworks where we watch a fantastic display. It is very busy but good fun. We also ate at a couple of the restaurants here where the food was good but on the expensive side.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hibby
Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely LOVE being around Darling Harbour and have visited here many times when on holiday from the UK. Whats not to like ?!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ATM_12
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So much to see and do here. Well worth a visit if you have the time. Quite to walk from Darling Square through the kids playground and across the bridge. Lots of places to choose to eat and drink at, just sit and relax and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leeshie_adelaide
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Might be biased but as a first timer, we really appreciate the beauty of The Opera House that we came back at night to see more of it's charm. It's really a good place to visit once you come to Sydney. Lots of fòod, various...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Erial2001
Reviewed 2 days ago

Upon recently revisiting Darling Harbour I was aware of the fabulous children's play activities. This is an urban playground that is unmatched and right next door to the CBD. An exceptional place to visit for shopping, wandering, entertainment and dining. Great accommodation also.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved the harbor area. It has many fine restaurants and bars as well as a ferris wheel. The whole area is very walkable

Date of experience: January 2019
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13 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.