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Darling Harbour

Address: Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
Phone Number: 61 2 9240 8500
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Ranked #22 of 238 Attractions in Sydney
Type: Neighborhoods, Zoos & Aquariums
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Owner description: Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Zoos & Aquariums
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and other tourist attractions.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

As a long time Sydney resident, I've tried to avoid Darling Harbour unless it's unavoidable. It's Sydney harbour's ugly backwater, where the surrounding architecture is definitively 80's and jumbled with more recent contrived structures. The scene is geared to middle of the road, and somewhat overpriced dining and gaudy entertainment. It is a tourist attraction, with an aquarium, a wild... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

A bustling yet lay back oasis in Sydneys CBD So many restaurants and bars to choose from. Great hotels give fabulous views of the city. Lots of shops to find those special gifts for that special someone. Tenpin Bowling, Amuzement Centre, Flight Simulators, Madam Tussards, Wildlife world,Sealife and many other things to keep the kids happy with the Powerhouse Museum... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Best time to visit Sydney... Good weather.... Lot of shopping discounts.......more foreigners than local

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Very cosmopolitan . Great places to eat and plenty to do. Easy access to all part of Sydney. Water Taxi will get you to any part of Sydney Manley Watson bay fast

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Bendigo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Darling harbour is a fab place to visit and stay in one of the multiple hotels nearby . It is a hub of activity, beautiful restaurants to eat in , gorgeous waterfront views, so much to do there. You won't be disappointed

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Bury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Darling Harbour is so easy to walk around with all the restaurants, bars, shops and harbour cruises available who wouldn't want to come here and people watch.

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Shifnal, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

There are so many bars and restaurants at Darling Harbour. There are people doing weird and wonderful acts from just singing and dancing to fire eaters . Could spend hours there just people watching. Friday / Saturday it does get very busy, and of course the boats are all lit up too.

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Discovery Bay, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

While traveling in Sydney we happened onto Darling Harbor only by accident. We didn't know such a place existed like this, anywhere on earth. It felt almost surreal, like out of some movie or something. It is the place to meet people in Sydney, this is where everyone in Sydney goes to enjoy a good meal, a cold beer, do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I think it wouldn't be Sydney if you haven't visited Darling Harbor. They got park, hotel, yacht, restaurant, pub, club shop, cafe, great view, it just awesome. A place where you got space in the middle of the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Darling harbour is such a awesome place to spend all day and night in our case! We had a few drinks in the afternoon, took a walk around and then had a great meal at night. (Check out a place called Hurricane Grill) They do the best steaks ever, IMO. Amazing atmosphere around the harbour, highly recommend if visiting Sydney.

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