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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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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and...
Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and other tourist attractions.
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Our hangout at night. Locals and Tourists hanging around here. Pleasant place to cool down after a whole day. There are street performers, food, children playground nearby... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Our hangout at night. Locals and Tourists hanging around here. Pleasant place to cool down after a whole day. There are street performers, food, children playground nearby, peaceful harbour. Every Saturday, there is fireworks at 8:00pm lasting for about 7 miinutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Definitely spend a whole day here. Lots of things to do and attractions to see. A great place for families with kids to visit. The kids will surely have fun here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We were staying in the Novotel Darling Harbor. One morning, when we woke up, we had an extraordinary view with the fog covering the harbor. Other times, we walked around the harbor where there are several attractions, restaurants, and a pathway enabling you to walk over. The area surrounding the water has a lot of shops and restaurants. It is... More 

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Lancing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Stayed in Sydney last October and came here for a couple of nights out. We came here for drinks and meals and enjoyed both occasions. Plenty to choose from in terms of bars and restaurants. One thing to bear in mind if you want to go for a drink late in the day bring your ID as you won't get... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Darling Harbour, potentially could have been a great venue, now consisting of a ugly shopping mall, over-rated and overpriced restaurants. With that said, still worth a visit, especially on a Saturday night when there's a spectacular firework for free! Take the ferry from Circular Quay and take in the harbour views for a small fee. If you don't have any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful place, the aquarium, the wild life park, the restaurants and cafes, I love the Chinese gardens

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Has everything, excellent hotels, restaurants and bars. Sydney Aquarium. You don't need to spend money. Free play area for children. Free entertainment on weekends. Harbourside shops. Fireworks 9pm Sat. Great part of Sydney.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you are thinking of visiting Sydney and in particular Darling Harbour you will not be disappointed. This is truly an amazing place to visit. If you are getting here by car try parking at the Star City Casino, it's relatively cheap and if you PLAY a little, you can ask at the desk for your parking ticket to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Everything you need from shopping to restaurants, bars to the IMAX. Darling Harbour is also great at Sunrise and Sunset! A must when visiting Sydney...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nice place to relax on a beautiful day in Sydney. IMAX cinema, the chinese gardens, playground with a carousel, a variety of food and coffee shops, water features, Sydney aquarium and wildlife park are just some of the facilities there to enjoy. On Saturday nights, both kids and adults can enjoy the fireworks display after dinner. A lovely magical place... More 

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