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Darling Harbour

Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9240 8500
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US$27.33*
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Sydney Harbour Highlights Cruise
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US$15.62*
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Australian National Maritime Museum General Entry Ticket
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US$17.18*
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Sydney to Birkenhead Point Shopping Outlet Round-Trip Ferry
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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” (757 reviews)
“imax cinema” (95 reviews)
“hard rock cafe” (80 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 2 9240 8500
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"maritime museum"
in 757 reviews
"imax cinema"
in 95 reviews
"hard rock cafe"
in 80 reviews
"every saturday"
in 141 reviews
"lots of restaurants"
in 268 reviews
"sydney aquarium"
in 170 reviews
"chinese garden"
in 119 reviews
"madame tussauds"
in 131 reviews
"street performers"
in 80 reviews
"sea life"
in 145 reviews
"watch the world"
in 99 reviews
"other attractions"
in 84 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 126 reviews
"walk around"
in 107 reviews
"wildlife park"
in 78 reviews
"opera house"
in 145 reviews
"fireworks"
in 582 reviews
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Reviewed today

Darling Harbor has a little bit of everything for everyone. Wonderful restaurants, ferries to just about anywhere in Sydney, the Maritime Museum and its many moored ships from the past, an aquarium , theaters and entertainment complexes to name just some of the venues. The...More

Thank jaybeeFL
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Reviewed today

Staying on the darling harbour why wouldn't I stop into a loan shop for a feed and do a bit of shopping - very impressed with the quality of goods, food and the most amazing service in Australia - how is it that such a...More

Thank Aprila070
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Reviewed yesterday

What a fun spot to watch people! The entire wharf area of Darling Harbour offers something for everyone, from ferries to food to Madame Toussaud's. So many restaurants and bars to choose from, so much activity. Don't miss this!

Thank Mudge67
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent our last evening here - before dusk, the views of the skyline are spectacular and after dusk, the whether changed and lightning struck the skies several times. The harbour as many attractions - SeaLife, Madame Tussads, Maritime Museum, Shopping Mall, Eateries - you...More

Thank Arjun311286
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Plenty of bars and restaurants along the wharf and some attractions. Very clean and attractive, surely worth a walk around.

Thank robeyg
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So many eateries to choose from, all with fantastic views of Darling Harbour. Visit the maritime museum while you're there.

Thank Fay R
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lot of locals got here. It's a beautiful place to meet friends and have lunch. You can also reach it by ferry.

Thank Maria C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Vibrant and up scale and great for walking. Beautiful unusual building structures to see. Lots of places to eat with a great view.

Thank jh2042015
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you ever wanted to go to a destination and know that there will be somewhere with a buzzing atmosphere, bars and restaurants, Darling Harbour is a good go-to. My favourite place there for cheap drinks and good vibe would be Blackbirds Cafe or Helm...More

Thank fromsydwithlove
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely walk for the family. It is very lively with band playing music and entertainers doing shows. Nice sunset

Thank isa B
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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
...More
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raffyfenix
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
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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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