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Darling Harbour

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Address: Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Oh darling!

A beautiful place, well located and famous for hosting at at least 4 museums, with many options of restaurants or simply walk around to see the boats come and leave.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A beautiful place, well located and famous for hosting at at least 4 museums, with many options of restaurants or simply walk around to see the boats come and leave.

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Norwich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

smaller area than the Wharf but so pretty. a must see as part of your Sydney visit. darling Harbour is quite central and was actuallu nearer to our hotel than the wharf. Plenty of little restaurants and bars to sit and while away a couple of hours. lovely

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Warrnambool, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our Pacific cruise began first with some time in Sydney and that part of the adventure began in Darling Harbour, where we stayed and dined. It was just so easy to stroll out of our hotel and meander our way along the Darling Harbour restaurants. Very relaxing and excellent cuisine.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were very disappointed with ICC Theatre. On arriving there were queues for everything. Getting out of the car park, going through security, going up the escalators, getting drinks. The attendants, although friendly seemed overwhelmed. Their bright pink safety jackets were similar to that of a theme park. Throughout the show and at half time scores of people we shifting... More 

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Zhaoqing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful harbour, lovely to walk along in the morning and evening times. Close by you have the Martime Museum, Harbour Bridge, Fish Market and the Sealife centre.

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Darling Harbour is a great place to walk and wander. The aquarium is there and you can't miss the Maritime Museum, and tour all the boats - most fantastic. How did some people ever make the journey? There are a number of shops to explore and there are plenty of great restaurants too. A great way to spend a day... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place to walk along, but best if you are headed to a restaurant, which there are a ton of to choose from.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was here on New Year and it has it s own fireworks at 9,30 pm and it is amazing... it is not so busy and fireworks is 15 minutes long, maybe it is not so beautiful like the one in midnight but it is worth seeing...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent 4 hours viewing Darling Harbour a very modern harbour,work still going on,clean and pleasing on the eye.Many places to eat and drink with quite a few offering 2 4 1 drinks. (happy hour) would recommend to all to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Plenty of cafes and restaurants to have a short / long stay, including a Hard Rock Cafe; do not have high expectations for the mall, a lot of made in China stuff (clothing looks nice, but the fabric...); the club in the area is mostly for teenagers. Nice area to walk around, before a boat trip / museum activity.

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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 Garden of Friendship or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the world. The Australian National Maritime Museum and the IMAX theatre are also popular attractions. The Harbourside Shopping Centre is a site unto itself, with hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars. On Saturdays in the summer, the city puts on a spectacular fireworks show along the harbour's shore and there are plenty of other free events during the year - Darling Harbour Fiesta, VIVID’s light installations and the Sydney Festival, just to name a few.
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