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Darling Harbour

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Australian National Maritime Museum General Entry Ticket
from $14.66*
Australian National Maritime Museum General Entry Ticket
from $14.66*
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“maritime museum”(783 reviews)
“imax cinema”(97 reviews)
“hard rock cafe”(81 reviews)
Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and other tourist attractions.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in Best & Worst of Sydney
Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9240 8500
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Reviewed today

Just walking around Darling Harbour and all it has to offer is well worth it. Fun place to spend an evening or day.

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Its name is so sweet and the name is perfect matched with the harbour itself. So beautiful and lovely regardless warm or cold, day or night, empty or full. No matter others!

Thank Belle Y
Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful area to walk around. There are a lot of very unique fountains. There are a ton of water front dining venues. The shopping center was pretty much a standard shopping center. This was a nice place to spend a couple of...More

Thank ck2694
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When we were there we split up with the men spending time leisurely outside by the promenade and the ladies went shopping!!! The Eye of Sydney and Hard Rock is there...

Thank mrs-Rondo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed at the Park Royal hotel in Darling Harbour. The harbour is a great place to watch the world go by, full of restaurants and bars of all types. Also very close to the city with great access to ferries and boat trips, walk to...More

Thank Barders745
Reviewed 2 days ago

A lot of the tourist attractions are located here in Darling Harbour - Sea Life, Wild Life, Madame Tussauds. Plenty of shopping, eateries and coffee shops around this nook in the harbour. There is some whale watching companies. Very nice at night when it lights...More

Thank Carmen G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a very nice place in Sydney. Great atmosphere. Many restaurants. Great views. Good shopping with more than 100 stores. Not far from Sydney Opera House.

Thank Antonio B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent area to walk, explore, eat, relax and simply have fun. Great Cafe's and restaurants A must if you are in Sydney.

Thank MrBusiness2000
Reviewed 3 days ago

Thi area is easily accessed from the city centre, either walking or catching public transport such as the light rail which runs from Central Station, or a ferry from Circular Quay. There is so much to see and do. On the city side there is...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 3 days ago

After the main Sydney Harbour I feel it is just a bit messy. It goes in quite a long way so you can see boats coming in and out all the time. It is surrounded by high buildings and hotels and there are lots of...More

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December 13, 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
Teresa M
November 11, 2017|
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Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
Every Saturday evening - and sometimes at other special events and occasions
February 17, 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.