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Darling Harbour

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Address: Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9240 8500
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

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this is a fun place to visit we went to the wax works there you can also go to the wild life show and the aquarium we walked of the bridge and to a shopping centre where we had a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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111 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

this is a fun place to visit we went to the wax works there you can also go to the wild life show and the aquarium we walked of the bridge and to a shopping centre where we had a coffee at a food court open Sunday afternoon

Thank rachtrex
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The area around Darling Harbour is called Balmain. At one time it used to be the poor dock area but it is now a very popular place in Sydney. The Main Street through Balmain is full of characterful shops and good restaurants. There are also very individual and beautiful houses. Some of the buildings have great historical interest as well.... More 

Thank Mary D
Ferntree Gully
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived by ferry. Visited Maritime Museum. Walked through shopping area, down to Information Centre then up along other side past all the restaurants. Melbourne Cup Day and the place was 'jumping' and packed. Heaps of temporary Betting spots with very, very long queues. Everyone well dressed and ladies in beautiful frocks and hats. Tables all decorated and covered in Champagne... More 

Thank Robyn D
Jakarta, Indonesia
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32 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great view. Just sit on the side to enjoy the ambience. Many restaurants and bars along the sides. Watched fireworks on Saturday, 9pm. It was great and beautiful.

Thank Coolfetish
Newcastle, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love darling harbour. Love how it is ever evolving... Great place to take the visiting rellies.... Lovely and clean :)

Thank PrincessVino
Cairns, Australia
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158 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every time we go to Sydney we are visiting Darling Harbour. The Place is amazing. There are so many Restaurants, Ice cream shops, a big Shopping centre, Imax Theatre, Madam Tussauds wax museum, Aquarium and so much more. It will take one Page just to name all the attractions. It is a Must to visit. Just sitting on the Harbour... More 

Thank hhx2_12
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved sitting at Darling harbour watching the world go by. Lots of places for adults and children alike. Large play park and gardens at Darling quarter and plenty of family friendly attractions at the harbour. Sea life aquarium, cinema etc. Lots of great Diners and bars. Also home to The Chinese Garden of Friendship, which is very peaceful and relaxing.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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223 reviews
146 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A visit to Darling harbour is a must. Numerous eateries & restaurants covering every cuisine. Bars, Imax theatre, Aquarium, miniature zoo. Numerous cruises of the harbour can also be taken from her.

Thank David T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great waterside location with something for both husband and wife, between high end shops and the Maritime museum.

Thank jacand2014
Hobart, Australia
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good food, shopping, water and nice and close to the CBD! we stayed near by and ate here most nights and enjoyed how convenient it was to get to everywhere.

Thank Kaitlyn R

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